James Nesmith in Springfield MassAnswerNO James niessmith created Basketball but not the NBA
The founders of the National Basketball Association was a group of Ice Hockey arena owners in the Northeast. It was first called the BAA, the Basketball Association of America, but later merged with a rival league, to create the NBA. The founder of basketball itself was James Naismith, in 1891.
Dr Arthur Gulick assigned the duty of finding a suitable form of exercise that groups could participate in together to Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian, and founder of the University of Kansas Basketball program, while they were involved with the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA in 1891, and the sport of basketball was born.
The NBA formed when the old NBL and BAA came together, and the NBA recognizes it's inaugural season at 1946-47. The individuals who are most responsible were Jewish men, Eddie Gottlieb and Leo Ferris.
The NBA was founded in 1946
The NBA is founded in 1946. June 6, 1946 June 6, 1946 1949
The NBA was founded in 1946. June 6th 1946 as the Basketball Association of America. They changed it to the NBA in 1949 when merging with the National Basketball League.
It was founded in 1946.
It was founded in 1946.
1946 as the BAA, the merged in 1950 with the NBL to become the NBA
When- August 3, 1949
The NBA did not exist in the 1920s. It was founded in 1946.
david stern is currently the commisioner
It was founded in 1946
NBA Cares was founded by Mr. Peter Bakker CEO and chairman of Turner Sports and Entertainment Digital Network
The oldest NBA team is the Philadelphia 76ers. The Philadelphia 76ers were founded in 1939 and has won 3 NBA championships.
Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons there are other teams but they were founded in the ABA not NBA
The sport of Basketball was founded in Springfield, Massachetusetts by Dr. James Naismith in 1891.
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.
The National Basketball Association was founded in 1946.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) was founded on June 6, 1946 as the Basketball Association of America. There are 30 teams in the NBA.
None, the NBA was not in existence in the 1930s. The league was founded in 1946.
Founded June 6, 1946
If someone is referred to as an NBA caliber player, is simply means they have the talent and skills to compete at the highest level of professional basketball. The NBA was founded in 1946.
THe Super Sonics were founded in 1967
The Portland Trailblazers were founded in 1970
The Orlando Magic was founded in 1989.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) was founded on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BBA). They adopted the NBA name on August 3, 1949.
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