NBA (National Basketball Association)
The NBA is the pinnacle of basketball, the big North American league with the big players and the big bucks. Millions of fans across the world follow the fortunes of NBA teams, with games broadcast in over 40 different regions. Star players such as Michael Jordan, LeBron James and the late Kobe Bryant have enjoyed a level of fame that transcends the sport. You can visit our dedicated online NBA betting page here.
Did you know: More than $500million is staked every month on NBA games in the state of Nevada alone.
- 30 Number of teams
- 82 Games played per season
- Los Angeles Lakers 2020 champion
- Boston Celtics Most titles won (17)
Tournaments associated with the NBA:
Played in best-of-seven format between the champions of the Eastern and Western Conferences.
The top eight teams in each of the two conferences goes forward to the post-season play-offs.
Each conference has three divisions apiece and teams play a regular season between October and April.
A three-day event in February featuring a game where the best players in the Western Conference face those from the Eastern.