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There have been many important events in the history of Basketball. Some of these include the invention of basketball by James Naismith in 1891, the first professional basketball game played in Trenton, New Jersey in 1896, and the NBA was formed in 1949.

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Lots of them. Just go to and look for a link that says NBA's 60 greatest Playoff Moments. I know its only the playoffs, but its a start!

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In 1946 the National Basketball Association was officially created. Also in 1950 the remaining previous basketball leagues joined the NBA.

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