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The National Basketball Association is a major professional men's basketball league in the United States of America and Canada. The league was founded in 1949-50 with 17 teams by merger of the National Basketball League and the Basketball Association of America. The league has since grown to include 30 franchises.

Current Teams

National Basketball Association
Conference Division Team Venue Municipality
Eastern Conference Atlantic Division Boston Celtics TD Garden Boston
Brooklyn Nets Barclays Center Brooklyn, New York
New York Knickerbockers Madison Square Garden Manhattan, New York
Philadelphia 76ers Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia
Toronto Raptors Scotiabank Arena Old Toronto, Toronto
Central Division Chicago Bulls United Center Chicago
Cleveland Cavaliers Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Cleveland
Detroit Pistons Little Caesars Arena Detroit
Indiana Pacers Bankers Life Fieldhouse Indianapolis
Milwaukee Bucks Fiserv Forum Milwaukee
Southeast Division Atlanta Hawks State Farm Arena Atlanta
Charlotte Hornets Spectrum Center Charlotte, North Carolina
Miami HEAT AmericanAirlines Arena Miami
Orlando Magic Amway Center Orlando, Florida
Washington Wizards Capital One Arena Washington
Western Conference Northwest Division Denver Nuggets Ball Arena Denver
Minnesota Timberwolves Target Center Minneapolis
Oklahoma City Thunder Chesapeake Energy Arena Oklahoma City
Portland Trail Blazers Moda Center Portland, Oregon
Utah Jazz Vivint Smart Home Arena Salt Lake City
Pacific Division Golden State Warriors Chase Center San Francisco
LA Clippers STAPLES Center Los Angeles
Los Angeles Lakers STAPLES Center Los Angeles
Phoenix Suns Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix
Sacramento Kings Golden 1 Center Sacramento, California
Southwest Division Dallas Mavericks American Airlines Center Dallas
Houston Rockets Toyota Center Houston
Memphis Grizzlies FedExForum Memphis, Tennessee
New Orleans Pelicans Smoothie King Center New Orleans
San Antonio Spurs AT&T Center San Antonio

Maps

KEY: BLUE = Current Franchise. RED = Former Franchise. YELLOW = Games but Never Franchise. GRAY = No Games.

North America

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World

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Franchise Histories

Seasons

Season Championship
National Basketball Association
1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers 4 - 2 Syracuse Nationals (best-of-seven)
1950-51 Rochester Royals 4 - 3 New York Knickerbockers (best-of-seven)
1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers 4 - 3 New York Knickerbockers (best-of-seven)
1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers 4 - 1 New York Knickerbockers (best-of-seven)
1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers 4 - 3 Syracuse Nationals (best-of-seven)
1954-55 Syracuse Nationals 4 - 3 Fort Wayne Pistons (best-of-seven)
1955-56 Philadelphia Warriors 4 - 1 Fort Wayne Pistons (best-of-seven)
1956-57 Boston Celtics 4 - 3 St. Louis Hawks (best-of-seven)
1957-58 St. Louis Hawks 4 - 2 Boston Celtics (best-of-seven)
1958-59 Boston Celtics 4 - 0 Minneapolis Lakers (best-of-seven)
1959-60 Boston Celtics 4 - 3 St. Louis Hawks (best-of-seven)
1960-61 Boston Celtics 4 - 1 St. Louis Hawks (best-of-seven)
1961-62 Boston Celtics 4 - 3 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1962-63 Boston Celtics 4 - 2 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1963-64 Boston Celtics 4 - 1 San Francisco Warriors (best-of-seven)
1964-65 Boston Celtics 4 - 1 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1965-66 Boston Celtics 4 - 3 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers 4 - 2 San Francisco Warriors (best-of-seven)
1967-68 Boston Celtics 4 - 2 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1968-69 Boston Celtics 4 - 3 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1969-70 New York Knickerbockers 4 - 3 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1970-71 Milwaukee Bucks 4 - 0 Baltimore Bullets (best-of-seven)
1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 1 New York Knickerbockers (best-of-seven)
1972-73 New York Knickerbockers 4 - 1 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1973-74 Boston Celtics 4 - 3 Milwaukee Bucks (best-of-seven)
1974-75 Golden State Warriors 4 - 0 Washington Bullets (best-of-seven)
1975-76 Boston Celtics 4 - 2 Phoenix Suns (best-of-seven)
1976-77 Portland Trail Blazers 4 - 2 Philadelphia 76ers (best-of-seven)
1977-78 Washington Bullets 4 - 3 Seattle SuperSonics (best-of-seven)
1978-79 Seattle SuperSonics 4 - 1 Washington Bullets (best-of-seven)
1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 2 Philadelphia 76ers (best-of-seven)
1980-81 Boston Celtics 4 - 2 Houston Rockets (best-of-seven)
1981-82 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 2 Philadelphia 76ers (best-of-seven)
1982-83 Philadelphia 76ers 4 - 0 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1983-84 Boston Celtics 4 - 3 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1984-85 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 2 Boston Celtics (best-of-seven)
1985-86 Boston Celtics 4 - 2 Houston Rockets (best-of-seven)
1986-87 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 2 Boston Celtics (best-of-seven)
1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 3 Detroit Pistons (best-of-seven)
1988-89 Detroit Pistons 4 - 0 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1989-90 Detroit Pistons 4 - 1 Portland Trail Blazers (best-of-seven)
1990-91 Chicago Bulls 4 - 1 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
1991-92 Chicago Bulls 4 - 2 Portland Trail Blazers (best-of-seven)
1992-93 Chicago Bulls 4 - 2 Phoenix Suns (best-of-seven)
1993-94 Houston Rockets 4 - 3 New York Knickerbockers (best-of-seven)
1994-95 Houston Rockets 4 - 0 Orlando Magic (best-of-seven)
1995-96 Chicago Bulls 4 - 2 Seattle SuperSonics (best-of-seven)
1996-97 Chicago Bulls 4 - 2 Utah Jazz (best-of-seven)
1997-98 Chicago Bulls 4 - 2 Utah Jazz (best-of-seven)
1999 San Antonio Spurs 4 - 1 New York Knickerbockers (best-of-seven)
1999-2000 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 2 Indiana Pacers (best-of-seven)
2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 1 Philadelphia 76ers (best-of-seven)
2001-02 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 0 New Jersey Nets (best-of-seven)
2002-03 San Antonio Spurs 4 - 2 New Jersey Nets (best-of-seven)
2003-04 Detroit Pistons 4 - 1 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
2004-05 San Antonio Spurs 4 - 3 Detroit Pistons (best-of-seven)
2005-06 Miami HEAT 4 - 2 Dallas Mavericks (best-of-seven)
2006-07 San Antonio Spurs 4 - 0 Cleveland Cavaliers (best-of-seven)
2007-08 Boston Celtics 4 - 2 Los Angeles Lakers (best-of-seven)
2008-09 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 1 Orlando Magic (best-of-seven)
2009-10 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 3 Boston Celtics (best-of-seven)
2010-11 Dallas Mavericks 4 - 2 Miami HEAT (best-of-seven)
2011-12 Miami HEAT 4 - 1 Oklahoma City Thunder (best-of-seven)
2012-13 Miami HEAT 4 - 3 San Antonio Spurs (best-of-seven)
2013-14 San Antonio Spurs 4 - 1 Miami HEAT (best-of-seven)
2014-15 Golden State Warriors 4 - 2 Cleveland Cavaliers (best-of-seven)
2015-16 Cleveland Cavaliers 4 - 3 Golden State Warriors (best-of-seven)
2016-17 Golden State Warriors 4 - 1 Cleveland Cavaliers (best-of-seven)
2017-18 Golden State Warriors 4 - 0 Cleveland Cavaliers (best-of-seven)
2018-19 Toronto Raptors 4 - 2 Golden State Warriors (best-of-seven)
2019-20 Los Angeles Lakers 4 - 2 Miami HEAT (best-of-seven)

All-Star Game

Season Venue Municipality Result
1950-51 Boston Garden Boston Eastern Division 111 - 94 Western Division
1951-52 Boston Garden Boston Eastern Division 108 - 91 Western Division
1952-53 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne, Indiana Western Division 79 - 75 Eastern Division
1953-54 Madison Square Garden (1925) Manhattan, New York Eastern Division 98 - 93 Western Division
1954-55 Madison Square Garden (1925) Manhattan, New York Eastern Division 100 - 91 Western Division
1955-56 Blue Cross Arena Rochester, New York Western Division 108 - 94 Eastern Division
1956-57 Boston Garden Boston Eastern Division 109 - 97 Western Division
1957-58 St. Louis Arena St. Louis Eastern Division 130 - 118 Western Division
1958-59 Olympia Stadium Detroit Western Division 124 - 108 Eastern Division
1959-60 Philadelphia Convention Hall Philadelphia Eastern Division 125 - 115 Western Division
1960-61 Upstate Medical University Arena at Onondaga County War Memorial Syracuse, New York Western Division 153 - 131 Eastern Division
1961-62 St. Louis Arena St. Louis Western Division 150 - 130 Eastern Division
1962-63 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Los Angeles Eastern Division 115 - 108 Western Division
1963-64 Boston Garden Boston Eastern Division 111 - 107 Western Division
1964-65 St. Louis Arena St. Louis Eastern Division 124 - 123 Western Division
1965-66 Cincinnati Gardens Cincinnati Eastern Division 137 - 94 Western Division
1966-67 Cow Palace Daly City, California Western Division 135 - 120 Eastern Division
1967-68 Madison Square Garden (1925) Manhattan, New York Eastern Division 144 - 124 Western Division
1968-69 Royal Farms Arena Baltimore Eastern Division 123 - 112 Western Division
1969-70 Spectrum Philadelphia Eastern Division 142 - 135 Western Division
1970-71 Pechanga Arena San Diego San Diego Western Conference 108 - 107 Eastern Conference
1971-72 The Forum Presented by Chase Inglewood, California Western Conference 112 - 110 Eastern Conference
1972-73 Chicago Stadium Chicago Eastern Conference 104 - 84 Western Conference
1973-74 Climate Pledge Arena Seattle Western Conference 134 - 123 Eastern Conference
1974-75 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Phoenix Eastern Conference 108 - 102 Western Conference
1975-76 Spectrum Philadelphia Eastern Conference 123 - 109 Western Conference
1976-77 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Milwaukee Western Conference 125 - 124 Eastern Conference
1977-78 Omni Coliseum Atlanta Eastern Conference 133 - 125 Western Conference
1978-79 Pontiac Silverdome Pontiac, Michigan Western Conference 134 - 129 Eastern Conference
1979-80 Capital Centre Lake Arbor, Maryland Eastern Conference 144 - 136 Western Conference
1980-81 Richfield Coliseum Richfield Township, Summit County, Ohio Eastern Conference 123 - 120 Western Conference
1981-82 Meadowlands Arena East Rutherford, New Jersey Eastern Conference 120 - 118 Western Conference
1982-83 The Forum Presented by Chase Inglewood, California Eastern Conference 132 - 123 Western Conference
1983-84 McNichols Sports Arena Denver Eastern Conference 154 - 145 Western Conference
1984-85 RCA Dome Indianapolis Western Conference 140 - 129 Eastern Conference
1985-86 Reunion Arena Dallas Eastern Conference 139 - 132 Western Conference
1986-87 Kingdome Seattle Western Conference 154 - 149 Eastern Conference
1987-88 Chicago Stadium Chicago Eastern Conference 138 - 133 Western Conference
1988-89 NRG Astrodome Houston Western Conference 143 - 134 Eastern Conference
1989-90 Miami Arena Miami Eastern Conference 130 - 113 Western Conference
1990-91 Charlotte Coliseum Charlotte, North Carolina Eastern Conference 116 - 113 Western Conference
1991-92 Amway Arena Orlando, Florida Western Conference 153 - 113 Eastern Conference
1992-93 Vivint Smart Home Arena Salt Lake City Western Conference 135 - 132 Eastern Conference
1993-94 Target Center Minneapolis Eastern Conference 127 - 118 Western Conference
1994-95 Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix Western Conference 139 - 112 Eastern Conference
1995-96 Alamodome San Antonio Eastern Conference 129 - 118 Western Conference
1996-97 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Cleveland Eastern Conference 132 - 120 Western Conference
1997-98 Madison Square Garden Manhattan, New York Eastern Conference 135 - 114 Western Conference
1999 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia Not played
1999-2000 Oakland Arena Oakland, California Western Conference 137 - 126 Eastern Conference
2000-01 Capital One Arena Washington Eastern Conference 111 - 110 Western Conference
2001-02 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia Western Conference 135 - 120 Eastern Conference
2002-03 State Farm Arena Atlanta Western Conference 155 - 145 Eastern Conference
2003-04 STAPLES Center Los Angeles Western Conference 136 - 132 Eastern Conference
2004-05 Ball Arena Denver Eastern Conference 125 - 115 Western Conference
2005-06 Toyota Center Houston Eastern Conference 122 - 120 Western Conference
2006-07 Thomas & Mack Center Paradise, Nevada Western Conference 153 - 132 Eastern Conference
2007-08 Smoothie King Center New Orleans Eastern Conference 134 - 128 Western Conference
2008-09 Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix Western Conference 146 - 119 Eastern Conference
2009-10 AT&T Stadium Arlington, Texas Eastern Conference 141 - 139 Western Conference
2010-11 STAPLES Center Los Angeles Western Conference 148 - 143 Eastern Conference
2011-12 Amway Center Orlando, Florida Western Conference 152 - 149 Eastern Conference
2012-13 Toyota Center Houston Western Conference 143 - 138 Eastern Conference
2013-14 Smoothie King Center New Orleans Eastern Conference 163 - 155 Western Conference
2014-15 Madison Square Garden Manhattan, New York Western Conference 163 - 158 Eastern Conference
2015-16 Scotiabank Arena Old Toronto, Toronto Western Conference 196 - 173 Western Conference
2016-17 Spectrum Center
Smoothie King Center
Charlotte, North Carolina
New Orleans
Game moved
Western Conference 192 - 182 Eastern Conference
2017-18 STAPLES Center Los Angeles Team LeBron 148 - 145 Team Stephen
2018-19 Spectrum Center Charlotte, North Carolina Team LeBron 178 - 164 Team Giannis
2019-20 United Center Chicago Team LeBron 157 - 155 Team Giannis