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This is the NBA

The NBA, National Basket Association, is the American top division in basketball where some of the best players in the world compete every season. The league consists of 30 teams and was founded back in 1946 as BAA, Basketball Association of America. Three years later the league changed name to what we’re used to today, NBA.

The number of teams in the NBA have been varying throughout the years but as of today there’re 30 teams, 29 from the USA and 1 one from Canada. The current structure of the league is 30 teams divided into two different conferences, the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. Each conference consists of three divisions of five teams.

  • Eastern Conference, Atlantic Division: Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors

  • Eastern Conference, Central Division: Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks

  • Eastern Conference, Southeast Division: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards

  • Western Conference, Northwest Division: Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz

  • Western Conference, Pacific Division: Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings

  • Western Conference, Southwest Division: Dallas. Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans, San Antonio Spurs

The regular NBA season starts in October and runs until April. Each team plays 82 games, following a predetermined schedule where teams from the same division play each other more frequently. After all the games are played in the regular season the best teams advance to the Playoffs. The Playoffs are played in a knock-out format where the teams face each other in a best-of-seven-games series. The teams with the better win/loss ratio from the regular season will have the advantage of an extra home game.
When the Playoff series are played only two teams remain, the winners of the Western and Eastern Conference. These two teams will then go up against each other in a final series called the NBA Finals. The winners will be crowned as the NBA champions and receive the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy.
Most successful NBA teams

Team NBA titles
Boston Celtics 17
Los Angeles Lakers 17
Golden State Warriors 7
Chicago Bulls 6
San Antonio Spurs 5

NBA Draft

The NBA Draft is held every year, usually at the end of June right after the season has ended.

The draft is where the franchises get their chance to pick talented college players and other international prospects. Every team gets two picks and the order of who picks first is decided by a draft lottery. All teams that didn’t qualify for the Playoffs in the previous season will be in the lottery, where the four teams with the worst league record will have the best odds (14%) of getting the first pick. The league record is used when deciding the remaining draft order, where the worst team gets the highest position, followed by the second worst team and so on until all 14 teams have got their draft order.

NBA on TV and Stream

ESPN and TNT signed a contract with the NBA giving them the rights to broadcast the basketball league until the 2024/25 season.

The games that are not broadcasted nationally will usually be shown on regional sports networks. Some of the regional television networks are Fox Sports and NBA. To get more exact information on where you can watch the NBA from where you’re located, use LivesportsonTV.com and get the
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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Below, we have gathered some of the most commonly asked questions as a FAQ where you can find further information and instructions on how to use our live sports on tv schedule service to find TV and live streaming info for the game you are looking for.

What NBA games are on TV tonight?

Information on tonight’s NBA games and how to watch the games live on TV and streaming can be found in the broadcast schedule above.

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What channels are showing the NBA?

The NBA is broadcasted live on national and regional TV channels.

By using the broadcast schedule above, you can find information on where to watch upcoming NBA games live. We strive to deliver the latest and most up to date information to guarantee a highly entertaining moment for all sports fans.

Where can I find live streams for the NBA?

You can find live streams for the NBA through a variety of platforms.

The official NBA League Pass is a popular option that offers live games, replays, and additional content, but it does require a subscription fee. Another paid option is ESPN+, which provides access to various sports content, including NBA games.

For a free alternative, you may be able to find live streams on social media platforms like Reddit or Facebook, but be cautious as these unofficial streams may not be reliable or legal. Additionally, some local broadcasters or cable providers might offer live streaming access to NBA games, so it's worth checking their websites or contacting them directly for more information.

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