Going into the 2009-10 season, reigning German BBL league champions EWE Baskets Oldenburg are leading the two-year rankings for Germany’s automatic bid for the Euroleague. But there have been changes made to the number of points clubs collect this season.

First we will start with the new points system for the 2009-10 season, which combined with the current points will determine which team qualifies automatically for the Euroleague since the German BBL champion does not get an automatic berth.

Regular Season First Place        18 points
Regular Season Second Place   16
Regular Season Third Place       14
Regular Season Fourth Place    12
Regular Season Fifth Place        08
Regular Season Sixth Place       06
Regular Season Seventh Place 04
Regular Season Eighth Place    02

Champion                26
Runner-Up              16
Semi-finalists         06

Cup Winner               10
Runner-Up                06

Starting the 2009-10 season, here are the European Cup rankings standings:
EWE Baskets Oldenburg  21
Telekom Baskets Bonn    16
Alba Berlin                           16
MEG Göttingen                     7
Brose Baskets Bamberg     5
ratiopharm Ulm                   4
Deutsche Bank Skyliners  4
Giants Düsseldorf                1
Paderborn Baskets              1

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