NBA History

Researched by Bennie Frank Palmer III

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Things About NBA

  • The NBA started in 1937
  • Basketball was created in 1891 by James Naismith.
  • It is now not only in the US but in many other countries.
  • The NBA has had some very good players, some of the early ones are Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Jerry West and Vince Carter

Early NBA

  • 1930's star was Hank Luisetti.
  • Revolutionized and changed the NBA
  • Created the one-handed jump shot which increased scoring and action
  • NBA Legend Michael Jordan first to dunk from the Foul Line

NBA Teams

  • Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, LA Clippers, LA Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets, Washington Wizards, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies, San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Timberwolves, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings