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
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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 ...
So, on that Thursday in June, 11 franchises were formed to compete in two
divisions. The East consisted of the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia Warriors, ...
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NBA. ... MVPs and other accolades, these 76 players stand out most in NBA lore.
1937, The National Basketball League is formed again. ... 1950, Charles (Chuck)
Cooper of Duquesne becomes the first African-American drafted in the NBA.
The NBA began life as the Basketball Association of America in 1946 and played
under that monkier for 3 years before, in 1949, merging with the National ...
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
Jun 6, 2016 ... The NBA's founding took place on June 6, 1946. Here's a look back its earliest
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 ...
Oct 14, 2016 ... When the team was preparing to move to the NBA in 1974, they .... Team founder
Ned Irish reportedly made the decision to call the team the ...