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06/06/1946 NBA is created with eleven teams

The NBA is a men's professional basketball league in North America. It was founded at the Commodore Hotel in NY City as the Basketball Association of America. The league's first president was Maurice Podoloff. 11 franchises cobstituted the new professional basketball league.


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