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What is the former name of National Basketball Association(NBA) ?

Association for Basketball in America
Basketball Association of America
American Basketball Association
National Association of Basketball


The league was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA)

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NBA was founded in which city ?

Houston
Chicago
New York
Los Angeles


NBA was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA).

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NBA was founded in which year ?

1931
1936
1941
1946


NBA was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA).

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In which year, National Basketball Association (NBA) adopted its name ?

1949
1955
1959
1965


Basketball Association of America (BAA) is the former name of NBA. It adopted the name National Basketball Association on August 3, 1949, after absorbing the rival National Basketball League (NBL).

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Who scored the first basket in the National Basketball Association (NBA) ?

Wataru Misaka
Ossie Schectman
Harold Hunter
Celtics Jacob


He was an American professional basketball player. He was born on March 30, 1919, in Kew Gardens in Queens, New York City.

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When NBA merged with BAA in 1950s, how many franchises it did it have ?

4
6
8
10


In 1950, the NBA consolidated to eleven franchises, a process that continued until 1953–54, when the league reached its smallest size of eight franchises, all of which are still in the league (the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Royals/Kings, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, and Nationals/76ers).

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Who was the first player of Asian descent and the first non-Caucasian person to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) ?

Harold Hunter
Ossie Schectman
Celtics Jacob
Wataru Misaka


Misaka is a Nisei born in Ogden, Utah. He played three games for the New York Knicks in the 1947–1948 season.

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Who became the first African American to sign a professional contract with any National Basketball Association (NBA) team ?

Harold Hunter
Wataru Misaka
Ossie Schectman
Celtics Jacob


Hunter became the first African American to sign a professional contract with any National Basketball Association (NBA) team when he signed with the Washington Capitols. He later coached basketball for the United States men's national basketball team and Tennessee State University and the U.S. Olympic basketball team.

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In which year, NBA introduced the 24-second shot clock ?

1951
1954
1955
1958


A shot clock is used in some sports to quicken the pace of the game. If a team does not attempt to score a field goal (or the ball fails to make contact with the rim) within 24 seconds of obtaining the ball, play is stopped and the ball given to its opponent.

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Which is the only Canadian team in the NBA ?

Golden State Warriors
Vancouver Grizzlies
Toronto Raptors
Toronto Blue Jays


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