The National Basketball Association (NBA) was founded in New York in 1946 and was then known as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The NBA is a professional basketball league in the US and has 30 teams. These 30 teams are franchised and 29 of them are in the US and 1 in Canada.
The NBA is split up into 2 conferences, Western and Eastern, and each conference has 4 divisions. Each team plays 82 games in a season, out of these 16 will qualify for the play offs, that is 8 teams from each conference. During the play offs the first team that wins 4 games will go through. In order to get to the finals the team must win against 3 teams in their own conference. Read More