In 1946-47 season 11 teams formed the BAA or the Basketball association of america.This the first league formed.In the 1948-49 season the national basketball league was formed.A year later the NBA was formed.
The NBA (National Basketball Association) was founded in 1946, as the BAA (Basketball Association of America). It officially changed its name to the NBA in 1949.
first there were two conferences, the NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION, and the AMERICAN BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION. But the NBA was better, so they merged into just the NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION.
Since basketball first started it has greatly increased in popularity. Basketball is one of the most well known and played sports in the world. The NBA is a league where proffessional basketball is played. NBA stand for National Basketball Association.
BAA (Basketball Association of America) formed in 1898
Well, first they have to get picked by an NBA (National Basketball Association) team. Then they play basketball.
national basketball association
The first game of basketball was played in 1891.
It stands for National Basketball Association.
The first basketball association was established in Victoria in the 1920s.. umm hello the question was ''when was basketball first played in australia?'' not ''when was it established'' geez :o