NBA Guides – Learn All About The National Basketball Association (2024)

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The National Basketball Association is responsible for administering and regulating the premier professional basketball league in America. It was formed and known as the Basketball Association of America in 1946 until 1949 when it merged with the National Basketball League to become the NBA we know now.

Find out more about the role the NBA plays in proliferating professional basketball, along with some key facts about the league. It is not the governing body of basketball overall in America; it is the regulator of a specific league made up of six divisions across an Eastern and Western conference. We’ll also look at some of the notable people throughout the NBA, including the role the Commissioner plays.

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Bram Welch has been writing about sports betting and iGaming for over five years now, starting as a freelancer before joining our team. Previously he worked teaching English as a foreign language and as a journalist for the UK's largest regional newspaper.