What were the 11 original 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.
Who is the oldest NBA team?
Either way, those offseason additions make the Lakers the oldest team entering the league’s 75th anniversary season with an average age of 30.0.
Did Vancouver have an NBA team?
They were part of the Midwest Division of the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
|History||Vancouver Grizzlies 1995–2001 Memphis Grizzlies 2001–present|
|Arena||General Motors Place|
|Location||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Team colors||Turquoise, bronze, red, black|
What basketball teams no longer exist?
|Baltimore Bullets*||Baltimore, Maryland||158–292|
|Buffalo||Buffalo, New York||0–0|
|Chicago Stags||Chicago, Illinois||145–92|
|Cleveland Rebels||Cleveland, Ohio||30–30|