How many NBA teams were there in 1965?

What teams were in the NBA in 1965?

Per Game Stats

Rk Team PTS
1 Boston Celtics* 107.8
2 St. Louis Hawks* 112.0
3 Philadelphia 76ers* 112.7
4 Los Angeles Lakers* 116.4

How many NBA teams were there in the 50s and 60s?

The NBA went from an unwieldy 17-team league to a more manageable 11 teams in two divisions, with Minneapolis, Rochester and Fort Wayne reverting to the Western Division.

What teams were in the NBA in 1966?

Per Game Stats

Rk Team PTS
1 Philadelphia 76ers* 125.2
2 San Francisco Warriors* 122.4
3 Los Angeles Lakers* 120.5
4 Boston Celtics* 119.3

What were the NBA teams in the 60s?

Per Game Stats

Rk Team PTS
1 Boston Celtics* 114.1
2 Los Angeles Lakers* 114.1
3 St. Louis Hawks* 115.2
4 Syracuse Nationals* 119.2

Who won the NBA in 1965?

Who was the 1957 NBA MVP?

Most Valuable Player

Voting
Rank Player Pts Won
1 Bill Russell 228.0
2 Dolph Schayes 198.0
3 George Yardley 120.0

What were the NBA teams in 1956?

Division Standings

Team W W/L%
Eastern Division
Boston Celtics* 44 .611
Syracuse Nationals* 38 .528
Philadelphia Warriors* 37 .514

Who were the original 8 NBA teams?

On June 6, 1946, the BAA or the Basketball Association of America was born and 11 franchises comprised the new professional basketball league: Boston, Providence, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Washington formed the East Division and Cleveland, Detroit, Toronto, Chicago and St. Louis the West Division.

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How many teams did Bill Russell play for?

Russell played in an era where there were fewer NBA teams—about 10. While some may argue that each team had more concentrated talent, the level of talent does not compare to that of today’s game.