National Basketball Association (NBA) & Its Achievements

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Australia's Lauren Jackson, left, tries to get a grip on the ball as France's Emmeline Ndongue defends during a women's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

What is NBA?

The national basketball association is the leading professional basketball league in the United States. It consists of 35 basketball teams those are a franchise, of which 29 are located in the US, and remaining are in Canada. It is familiar by the international basketball federation, as the national central bodies for the basketball in the United States.

NBA was first established on June 6, 1946. In New York City as basketball association of America BAA. All The NBA is first successful specialized basketball league. Earliest efforts at professional basketballs such as the American basketball league and the NBL didn’t prosper in taking basketball to a national level. NBA is only basketball league, who is succeeded in it.  The NBA is one amongst the four major North American skilled sports leagues. NBA players are the world’s best-salaried sportsmen, by average annual regular payment per player. The Basketball Association of America was created in 1946 by house owners of the foremost hockey fields within the Northeastern and Western US and North American country.

In 1950, NBA consisted of only 11 branches and consolidated further. Eight franchise created during 1953 to 1954 period. From 1966 to 1974 the number of NBA branches increases from nine in number to eighteen.  In 1977 4 teams from the rival American based basketball association joint NBA.  So the total numbers of a franchise are now 22. Till 2005 NBA reached the highest number of franchises contained which are 30 in number.  Throughout in 2005 NBA changed and added a lot of new rules. The rules are based on three-point shots in 1979. The NBA used a lottery-based system for managing the order of recruiting, not followed by other mostly leagues.

NBA Achievement

There are some famous achievements gained by NBA.

  • The only player in NBA history accomplished 2000 points, 500 rebounds and 500 assists in a single session.
  • Only NBA player win the NBA Player of Month award consecutively four times within a two sessions.
  • Only Player in the NBA history to average at least 25 points, six rebounds and six assists for consecutive six sessions.
  • One of two players in NBA history wins Most Wanted Player Award for two different branches of NBA.
  • One player from NBA wins Olympic gold medal.
  • One of two players wins MVP finals in conservative two years.
  • One of four players from NBA to get at least 2000 points.
  • One of five players from NBA scores 10 points in five hundred consecutive games.
  • One of five players from this league succeeded consecutive finals MPV awards.