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Brief Information about NBA

The Sport: BasketballThings You Want to Know About NBA

Founded on: 6th June, 1946 (as BAA) in the New  York city

First session: 1946-47

No. of teams playing: 30

Countries participating: USA and Canada

Current Commissioner: Adam Silver

Most Number of Titles won by: Boston Celtics (17)

Current Title Holder: Miami Heat

Television Partners: ABC/ESPN, NBA TV, TNT

Official Website: nba.com

The National Basketball Association or NBA is the premier basketball tournament in the USA for professional basketball players. It has 30 franchises out of which 29 franchises are from the USA and 1 from Canada. NBA is part of the USA Basketball or USAB and it has been recognized by the International Basketball Federation or FIBA. NBA is also known for the best paying league of the world. Many of the NBA players are the highest paid players of the continent. And there are many interesting facts about the NBA.

Brief History of NBA

The NBA was originally founded as Basketball Association of America or BAA on the 6th June 1946 and then on 3rd August 1949 it was merged with the then rival league called the National Basketball League or NBL and then the NBA took birth. It has the head office in the Olympic Tower at the 645, Fifth Avenue in the New York City. Their television wings, NBA Entertainment and NBA TV’s studios are although located in the Secaucus, New Jersey.

NBA Teams:

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

Boston Celtics (1946) | City: Boston, MA | Arena: TD Garden

Brooklyn Nets (1976) | City: Brooklyn, NY | Arena: Barclays Center

New York Knicks (1946) | City: Manhattan NY | Arena: Madison Square Garden

Philadelphia 76ers (1949) | City: Philadelphia, PA | Arena: Wells Fargo Center

Toronto Raptors (1995) | City: Toronto, ON, Canada | Arena: Air Canada Center

Central Division

Chicago Bulls (1966) | City: Chicago, IL | Arena: United Center

Cleveland Cavaliers (1970) | City: Cleveland, OH | Arena: Quicken Loans Arena

Detroit Pistons (1948) | City: Auburn Hills, MI | Arena: The Palace of Auburn Hills

Indiana Pacers (1976) | City: Indianapolis, IN | Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Milwaukee Bucks (1968) | City: Milwaukee, WI | Arena: BMO Harris Bradley Center

Southeast Division

Atlanta Hawks (1949) | City: Atlanta, GA | Arena: Philips Arena

Charlotte Hornets (1988) | City: Charlotte, NC | Arena: Time Warner Cable Arena

Miami Heat (1988) | City: Miami, FL | Arena: American Airlines Arena

Orlando Magic (1989) | City: Orlando, FL | Arena: Amway Center

Washington Wizards (1961) | City: Washington, D. C. | Arena: VerizonCenter

Western Conference

Northwest Division

Denver Nuggets (1976) | City: Denver, CO | Arena: Pepsi Center

Minnesota Timberwolves (1989) | City: Minneapolis, MN | Arena: Target Center

Oklahoma City Thunder (1967) | City: Oklahoma, OK | Arena: Chesapeake Energy Arena

Portland Trail Blazers (1970) | City: Portland, OR | Arena: Moda Center

Utah Jazz (1974) | City: Salt Lake City, UT | Arena: Energy Solutions Arena

Pacific Division

Golden State Warriors (1946) | City: Oakland, CA | Arena: Oracle Arena

Los Angeles Clippers (1970) | City: Los Angeles, CA | Arena: Staples Center

Los Angeles Lakers (1948) | City: Los Angeles, CA | Arena: Staples Center

Phoenix Suns (1968) | City: Phoenix, AZ | Arena: US Airways Center

Sacramento Kings (1948) | City: Sacramento, CA | Arena: Sleep Train Arena

Southwest Division

Dallas Mavericks (1980) | City: Dallas, TX | Arena: American Airlines Center

Houston Rockets (1967) | City: Houston, TX | Arena: Toyota Center

Memphis Grizzlies (1995) | City: Memphis, TN | Arena: FedEX Forum

New Orleans Pelicans (2002) | City: New Orleans, LA | Arena: Smoothie KingCenter

San Antonio Spurs (1976) | City: San Antonio, TX | Arena: AT&TCenter

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