Established in 2015, ECBL is an independent basketball minor league with teams operating in the Carolinas, Georgia, Virginia and the Southeastern United States. The league showcases some of the finest basketball talent in the country. Operated and governed by the league's team owners, the ECBL promotes a model network for minor league sports which involve communities and local businesses working together.
- teams and communities united together through youth and local outreach programs
- work together to promote the entire league as one
- give players a platform to help advance their playing careers
- make available complete stats and video for each game played
- hold events that are at a professional level, staged in a smaller venue
- provide affordable entertainment for basketball fans
- partner with other minor leagues in hopes of working together in showcase games and/or minor league tournament