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National Basketball Association


The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball .... In 1996, the NBA created a women's league, the Women's National Basketball Association (WN...

NBA is born - Aug 03, 1949 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, NBA is born on Aug 03, 1949. ... The BAA established itself in bigger cities than the NBL, which existed only in small Midwestern cities like ...

NBA.com The NBA -- 1946: A New League


Dec 7, 2007 ... Baseball, the unquestioned top spectator sport for more than half a century, could look forward to a return to its established normality.

National Basketball Association - History - ABA - NBL


... two leagues. The National Basketball Association (NBA) information on Rauzulu' Street: ... 1937, The National Basketball League is formed again. 1937- 38 ...

The History of Basketball - NBA History


Two years after the first professional basketball game was played six teams for Philadelphia and New Jersey formed the National basketball league(NBL).

What is National Basketball Association - NBA? Definition from ...


The NBA was first founded on June 6, 1946 in New York City as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). It was later renamed to the National Basketball ...

Drew League | About


Alvin Wills established the Drew League in 1973 with 6 teams. ... toughest competition, attracting streetball legends, collegiate athletes, and several NBA stars.

See Photos From the NBA's Early Years | TIME


Jun 6, 2016 ... The NBA's founding took place on June 6, 1946. Here's a look back its earliest years.

The Origins of All 30 NBA Team Names | Mental Floss


Oct 27, 2009 ... As the NBA season tips off tonight, here's the story behind the ... Team founder Ned Irish reportedly made the decision to call the team the ...

The story of the NBA logo | Logo Design Love


Apr 21, 2011 ... The NBA is reluctant to acknowledge that it's Jerry West in the logo, and Siegel, ... The NBA turned to Alan Siegel, founder of Siegel+Gale.

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NBA.com: The First Game


So, on that Thursday in June, 11 franchises were formed to compete in two divisions. The East consisted of the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia Warriors, ...

National Basketball Association (NBA) | American sports ...


Jun 17, 2015 ... NBA professional basketball league formed in the United States in 1949 by the merger of two rival organizations, the National Basketball ...

History of The Game Of Basketball Including The NBA and the NCAA


The NBA, End Of Color Barrier, Holding The Ball, The Russell ... The first pro basketball league, the National Basketball League, formed in 1898 and folded just ...