FAQ About NBA
What does NBA stands for?
NBA stands for 'National Basketball Association'.
Which team won the first NBA game?
In 1947 Philadelphia Warriors won the very first NBA game against Chicago Stags. At this time it was called ABA. When it started to called NBA, this time the first champion was Minneapolis Lakers. Which won against Syracuse Nationals.
How many teams play in the NBA?
There are 30 teams playing against each other and these teams are eliminating each other. 16 teams remain in the playoffs.
How many games in an NBA season?
In a regular NBA season there's total of 82 games.
Who is the highest scorer in a game in the NBA?
In 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a game.
Which NBA team has won the most championships?
The Lakers and Celtics hold first place together with 17 titles.
Who is the NBA player with the most championships?
Bill Russell is the most titled NBA player in his 13-year career, with 11 titles.
How long is an NBA game?
An NBA game consists of four quarters, each lasting 12 minutes.
How many players are on an NBA team?
An NBA team can have a maximum of 15 players on its roster, but only 13 can be active for a game.
How many referees are on the court during an NBA game?
There are three referees on the court during an NBA game.
What is the NBA draft?
The NBA draft is an annual event in which teams select new players to add to their rosters.
Who is the NBA's all-time leading scorer?
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer with 38,387 points.
What is the NBA salary cap?
The NBA salary cap is the maximum amount of money that teams are allowed to spend on player salaries in a given season.
How are NBA playoff teams determined?
The top eight teams in each conference based on regular season record qualify for the playoffs.
Who is the NBA's reigning MVP?
The NBA's reigning MVP (as of 2021-09) is Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets.
What is the NBA G League?
The NBA G League is the official minor league basketball organization of the NBA, where players can develop their skills and work their way up to the NBA.
Who is the NBA's all-time leader in assists?
John Stockton is the NBA's all-time leader in assists with 15,806.
What is the NBA trade deadline?
The NBA trade deadline is a date in the middle of the season by which teams must complete any trades or player acquisitions.
Who is the youngest player to ever play in an NBA game?
The youngest player to ever play in an NBA game is Andrew Bynum, who was 18 years and 6 days old when he made his debut in 2005.
What is the NBA three-point line?
The NBA three-point line is a boundary on the court beyond which shots count for three points instead of two.
What is the NBA All-Star Game?
The NBA All-Star Game is an annual exhibition game featuring the league's top players, selected by fan voting, player voting, and coach selection.
Who is the NBA's all-time leader in steals?
John Stockton is also the NBA's all-time leader in steals with 3,265.
What is the NBA Finals?
The NBA Finals is a best-of-seven series that determines the league champion at the end of each season.
Who is the NBA's highest-paid player?
As of 2021-09, the NBA's highest-paid player is Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors.
What is the NBA luxury tax?
The NBA luxury tax is a penalty that teams must pay if their total player salaries exceed a certain threshold set by the league.
What is the NBA's two-way contract?
The NBA's two-way contract is a type of contract that allows players to split their time between their NBA team and their team in the G League.
Who is the NBA's all-time leader in rebounds?
Wilt Chamberlain is the NBA's all-time leader in rebounds with 23,924.