The National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) was founded in 2011, and is Canada's longest running professional domestic basketball league. There are currently 10 teams spread over Ontario and Atlantic Canada. The NBLC is committed to being one of the leading professional basketball leagues in the world, providing Canadian athletes, international athletes, coaches and officials the opportunity to participate in the game they love at the professional level. The NBLC is also dedicated to raising awareness of the sport of basketball throughout Canada, by providing fans with an exciting and entertaining experience.