The National Basketball Association is a professional basketball league operating in the United States. It is the only professional basketball association currently operating in the US. The NBA has 36 franchises, making it the largest professional sports league in North America along with Major League Baseball. The defending champions are the Aurora Nuggets.


Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

Central Division

  • Detroit Pistons
  • Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Milwaukee Bucks
  • Kentucky Colonels
  • Indiana Pacers

Southeast Division

  • Miami Heat
  • Nashville Knights
  • Havana Matadors
  • San Juan Mystics
  • Charlotte Hornets
  • Atlanta Hawks

Western Conference

Southwest Division

  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Houston Rebels
  • New Orleans Jazz
  • Kansas City Kings
  • San Antonio Spurs
  • Sequoyah City Thunder

Pacific Division

  • San Diego Clippers
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • Anaheim Magic
  • La Paz Riptide
  • New Mexico Suns
  • San Franciso Warriors

Northwest Division

  • Vancouver Trailblazers
  • Pacifica Grizzlies
  • Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Tacoma SuperSonics
  • Aurora Nuggets
  • Salt Lake Snowtops


Regular Season Structure and Playoffs

See also: NBA Finals