Basketball

Detail about NBA (Part 1)

NBA stands for the National Basketball Association. This is the top professional event about basketball in the USA. Although it is a domestic basketball league, it is well-known and famous as an internationally professional league and welcomed by many stars in the world like Yao Ming from China, Tony Parker from France, DirkNowiski from Germany so on. 

Now, we will discuss detail about NBA

Firstly, history of NBA

According to document, Basketball Association of America (BAA) was established in 1946. This was the origins of NBA later. Then the first game was played in Toronto, Canada between two clubs: the Toronto Huskies and the New York Knickerbockers.

Then BAA and NBL was merged into one unique tournament- NBA- National Basketball Association.

In the first time, the NBA had 17 teams. Then it received good feedbacks from athletes as well fans. Until the 1953 season, it was reduced 8 teams. Until 1979 season, the league increased 30 teams in the USA and one team in Canada. 

During history of NBA, there were many records and achievements. Also many stars were talented and famous like Michael Jordan, LeBron James or Kobe Bryant. 

About season and playoffs schedule

In the updated schedule, one team in NBA can join 82 regular games in one season, including 41 games in home and 41 games in guest. One team has to face with every other team at least one time in the season.

After finishing 82 games, there are 8 teams with the highest points going to the playoffs. All teams are arranged randomly to play together. If so, we have total 7 games. 

Finally, the first team having four winnings can receive an official ticket to go the playoffs. Another option, the team with the highest points will get the home court advantage when they can play more than one game in the home stadium for the next round.

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