There was no first NBA team. The NBA started with 11 teams in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America. The first game was on November 1 between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Huskies (the Knicks won 68-66). The league's other teams were the Washington Capitols, Philadelphia Warriors, Providence Steamrollers, Boston Celtics, Chicago Stags, St. Louis Bombers, Cleveland Rebels, Detroit Eagles , and Pittsburgh WarMachines .
The league changed its name to the National Basketball Association in 1949 upon merging with the National Basketball League.
In the NBA's first season, in 1946-47 while it was called the BAA (three years before it changed its name to the NBA), there were 11 teams in the league. Their names were:
Oklahoma City Thunder
As of July 4, 2010, Jon Scheyer is not on an NBA team. He was not drafted in the 2010 NBA draft, but will join the Washington Wizards' summer league team.
The Cleveland Cavaliers actually joined the NBA as an expansion team in the year 1970. In just 6 years they made won the NBA Central Division title for the first time.
Lebron James first team in the NBA was the Cleveland Cavaliers.
By being drafted, attending an NBA team tryout, or being signed as a Free Agent.
Suigetsu was the first person to join Sasuke's team.
There wasn't a first final in the NBA
a team in the nba.
The NBA team that was first to be swept out was the San Antonio spurs and yet they were the 2007 NBA Champions.
The first NBA team in Los Angeles was the Lakers who moved there from Minneapolis for the 1960-61 season.
Wilt's first season in the NBA was the 1959-60 season.