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Basketball in the NBA

 

 

NBA = National Basketball Association                                                                                                                                          

 

 

- Basketball is very popular in the USA

- Stars have got high – endowed1 contracts

 

History of Basketball and the NBA:

 

- 1891  basketball was originated by Dr. James Naismith

- 1936  basketball was an event of the Olympic Games for the first time

- 1937  the first basketball league was founded : the NBL ( = National Basketball League)

- 1946  another basketball league was installed: the BAA ( = Basketball Association of America)        

- 1949  formation of the NBA out of the two other leagues

- today the NBA contents 29 teams spread over whole North America

 

 

Distribution of the teams:

 

2 Conferences (29 teams)

 

 

                                                                                               

                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                            

 

Western Division (14 teams)                                     Eastern Division (15 teams)

 

 

 

 

Pacific Division (7)    Midwest Division (7)             Central Division (8)   Atlantic Division (7)

 

Sacramento Kings             Utah Jazz                                           Milwaukee Bucks               Philadelphia 76ers

Los Angeles Lakers           San Antonio Spurs                           Charlotte Hornets              Miami Heat              

Portland Trailblazers        Dallas Maveriks                               Toronto Raptors                New York Knicks

Phoenix Suns                     Minnesota Timberwolves                              Indiana Pacers                   Orlando Magic





Seattle Supersonics           Houston Rockets                                             Detroit Pistons                   Boston Celtics

Los Angeles Clippers        Denver Nuggets                                Cleveland Cavaliers         New Jersey Nets      

Golden State Warriors      Vancouver Grizzlies                        Atlanta Hawks                   Washington Wizzards

                                                                                                         Chicago Bulls

 

 

Season:

 

-         the regular season goes from November to April

-         the play-off-round from May until June, where the best eight teams of both conferences took place

 

 

 

 

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Special feature:         the all-year All-star-game, which is very popular:

 

-         The best of the East play against the best of the West

-         Three-point-shootout

-         Dunking contest

 

 

- former famous players were e.g. Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Earvin “Magic” Johnson,

                                                        Michael Jordan

 

- today´s stars are Shaquille O`Neal, Kobe Bryant, Allan Yverson,…

 

- the only two German in the USA are Detlev Schrempf and Dirk Nowitzki

 










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