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The National Basketball Association commonly referred to as the NBA is a professional basketball league for men. It is located in North America. 29 out of the 30 teams that play in the NBA are located in the United States. One team is located in Canada, the Toronto Raptors are the only NBA located outside of the US.
The league was not always called the NBA previously it was known as the BAA which stands for Basketball Association of America. It was founded in New York citing in 1946. It wasn’t till 1949 that the league became named the National Basketball Association as we know it today. The headquarters for the NBA’s operations is located at 645 Fifth Avenue in New York, NY in the Olympic Tower. NBA TV however is located in Seacaucus, New Jersey.
The sport of Basketball was created by Dr. James Naismith. Who the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is actually named after. He created the sport on December 21, 1891. The sport was designed to have 5 players on each side and be able to play indoor and outdoor. The game involves all-handling, shooting, passing, dribbling, dunking, shot-blocking, and rebounding as the primary skills.
Boston Celtics as the Powerhouse of the League 1956-1979
Bill Russell one of the most renowned NBA players in history led the Celtics along with Bob Cousy and their coach Auerbach to eight back-to-back NBA championships (1959-1966). That streak is still the record for the longest NBA wins straight by any team.
Wilt Chamberlin who by many is called the greatest basketball player of all time. He has numerous records the most notable being he scored 100 points in a single game. He played for the Warriors and became a star in the NBA. He ended up becoming Bill Russell’s rival and they had many difficult back and forth games in their time.
Popularity Increasing from 1979-1998
With the addition of the 3 point line adopted from the American Basketball Association (ABA). Many fans were drawn to this new obstacle and talent for the 3-point shooter. In this era there were many great ball players the most notable and perhaps the most known basketball player in history is Michael Jordan. He played for the Chicago Bulls and the Washington Wizards.
This 1992 Olympic team referred to as the Dream Team was some of the most dominant players in the history of Basketball. The team was Michael Jordan as the anchor, along with Bird, Johnson, David Robinson, Patrick Ewing, Scottie Pippen, Clyde Drexler, Karl Malone, John Stockton, Chris Mullin, Charles Barkley, and NCAA amateur Christian Laettner. The dream Team is actually in the Hall of Fame, and 11 of those players were inducted into the Hall of Fame for their individual careers in the NBA.
The NBA has always had stars ever since its inception. Wfrom 1998 to now there have been dozens of big names Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Lerbon James, Kevin Druant, Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd, and so many more.
There is always excitement in watching world class athletes compete against each other on the court. Don’t miss out get your discount NBA tickets today!