Who won the first NBA game in 1946?
The NBA’s first game was played at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto on November 1, 1946. The New York Knickerbockers defeated the Toronto Huskies 68–66 at Maple Leaf Gardens.
Toronto Huskies roster.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
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.
Who was the 1st NBA player?
Oscar Benjamin “Ossie” Schectman (May 30, 1919 – July 30, 2013) was an American professional basketball player.
|High school||Samuel J. Tilden (Brooklyn, New York)|
|College||LIU Brooklyn (1938–1941)|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|