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|1946-1949||Formation of the BAA and its merger with the NBL to form the NBA|
|1950s||Boston Celtics dominance||Boston Celtics|
|1960s||Expansion and continued dominance by the Boston Celtics||Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers|
|1970s||Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers dominance, league expansion||Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers|
|1980s||Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers dominance, the rise of “Showtime” Lakers||Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers|
|1990s||Chicago Bulls dominance||Chicago Bulls|
|2000s||Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs dominance||Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics|
|2010s||Miami Heat and Golden State Warriors dominance, Dallas Mavericks, Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors win one championship each||Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors|
|2020s||Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat wins one championship each||Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat|
The Los Angeles Lakers were the 2020-2021 NBA champions.
As of now, there are 30 teams in the National Basketball Association.
The Boston Celtics hold the record for the most NBA championships with 17 titles.
During a typical NBA regular season, teams play a total of 82 games.
The schedule is set by the NBA league office and takes into consideration factors such as team and arena availability.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the record for the most points scored in the NBA with 38,387 points.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has won the most MVP awards with a total of 6.
The order for the NBA Draft is based on the reverse order of the teams’ records from the previous season, with the team with the worst record receiving the first pick.
As of 2022-2023, the NBA salary cap is set at $112.4 million.
Players must be at least 19 years old in the calendar year of the draft and have to be a year removed from the graduation of their high school class.