What does NBA stand for?

National Basketball Association

An acronym for the professional basketball organization in North America; one of the four major sports in the U.S., along with the NFL, MLB, and NHL; consists of 30 teams that are divided between the Western and Eastern Conference; founded in 1946; the championship is awarded to the winner of the NBA Finals, which pits the Western Conference Champion against the Eastern Conference Champion.


Are you a fan of the NBA?
Not really, I just watch the Finals. I'm more of a college basketball fan
The classic National Basketball League logo
The classic National Basketball League logo

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Updated May 18, 2016

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