December 7, 2021

American Sports Wager

Facts and information on US sports

How Many NBA Teams Are There?

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There are 30 teams in the NBA.

The league is divided up into two parts, the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference.

The Western conference also has three divisions, which are the Northwest, Pacific, and Southwest.

The Eastern conference has three divisions called Atlantic, Central, and Southeast.

There are 5 teams in each:

NBA Western Conference TeamsNBA Eastern Conference Teams
Northwest
Denver Nuggets
Minnesota Timberwolves
Oklahoma City Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers
Utah Jazz
Atlantic
Boston Celtics
New Jersey Nets
New York Knicks
Philadelphia 76ers
Toronto Raptors
Pacific
Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
Phoenix Suns
Sacramento Kings
Central
Chicago Bulls
Cleveland Cavaliers
Detroit Pistons
Indiana Pacers
Milwaukee Bucks
Southwest
Dallas Mavericks
Houston Rockets
Memphis Grizzlies
New Orleans Hornets
San Antonio Spurs
Southeast
Atlanta Hawks
Charlotte Bobcats
Miami Heat
Orlando Magic
Washington Wizards

The NBA is an active member of USA Basketball, which is recognized by the FIBA (International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States.

In North America, the NBA is the third wealthiest professional sport league after the National Football League (NFL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) by revenue.

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