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The National Basketball Association (NBA) was founded in 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA) before changing its name to the NBA in 1949 after merging with the National Basketball League (NBL). The league is composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada) and is considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.

Fun fact, did you know the first game in NBA history occurred on November 1st, 1946 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where the Toronto Huskies hosted the New York Knickerbockers at Maple Leaf Gardens!

For more information around the NBA, check out their official website!

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