| Novo Basquete Brasil|
November 2013–May 2014
The 2013–14 NBB season was the sixth season of the Novo Basquete Brasil, the Brazilian basketball league. This tournament was organized entirely by the Liga Nacional de Basquete (LNB). The NBB serves as a qualifying competition for international tournaments such as Liga Sudamericana and FIBA Americas League.
Seventeen teams playing each other in the regular season. At the end of the home and away matches round the top four teams qualified for the quarterfinals of the playoffs automatically, while the teams finishing in the 5th and 12th place participated in the first round of the playoffs to determine the other four teams in the quarterfinals, best of five matches, advances to the next phase who win three games.
For this season, the last two regular season placed was relegated to the newly created Liga Ouro, the NBB second division. The Liga Ouro winner receive the right to contest NBB in the next year.
New teams in the league
Macaé Basquete (Promotion Tournament runners-up)
Universo/Goiânia (approved by the LNB)
Teams that left the league
Cia do Terno/Romaço/Joinville (withdrew due to financial troubles)
Tijuca/Rio de Janeiro (Promotion Tournament winner, withdrew due to financial troubles)
Suzano/Cesumar/Campestre (withdrew due to financial troubles)
2013–14 NBB season Wikipedia
1Vila Velha was renamed Espírito Santo from this season.