In 1946-47 season 11 teams formed the BAA or the Basketball association of america.This the first league formed.In the 1948-49 season the national basketball league was formed.A year later the NBA was formed.
The NBA (National Basketball Association) was founded in 1946, as the BAA (Basketball Association of America). It officially changed its name to the NBA in 1949.
first there were two conferences, the NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION, and the AMERICAN BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION. But the NBA was better, so they merged into just the NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION.
Since basketball first started it has greatly increased in popularity. Basketball is one of the most well known and played sports in the world. The NBA is a league where proffessional basketball is played. NBA stand for National Basketball Association.
BAA (Basketball Association of America) formed in 1898
Well, first they have to get picked by an NBA (National Basketball Association) team. Then they play basketball.
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On November 1, 1946, Ossie Schectman scored the first basket in the first game for the Basketball Association of America. The Basketball Association of America expanded in 1949 and became known as the National Basketball Association. So Ossie Schectman is credited with having scored the first basket in NBA history.
The first basketball association was established in Victoria in the 1920s.. umm hello the question was ''when was basketball first played in australia?'' not ''when was it established'' geez :o
The NBA was established in the United States. It started out as the Basketball Association of America in New York City in 1946. In 1949 the league incorporated teams from the National Basketball League and became the National Basketball Association or NBA.
The first game of basketball was played in 1891.
The franchise started in 1946 with the Basketball Associaton of America (BAA) which became the National Basketball Association (NBA).
It stands for National Basketball Association.
It was Fernandez way back in the 80s
He first started playing basketball when he was in North Carolina
me and me
Australian Basketball Association was created in 1980.
Chinese Basketball Association was created in 1995.
Independent Basketball Association was created in 2011.
Korea Basketball Association was created in 1925.
Basketball Association of the Philippines ended in 2007.
Basketball Association of the Philippines was created in 1936.