Definition of NBA abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌen biː ˈeɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌen biː ˈeɪ//
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National Basketball Association (the US organization responsible for professional basketball ) See related entries: Basketball Culture The NBA was established in 1946, and its office is in New York. There are 30 NBA teams divided between the Eastern Conference (with an Atlantic Division, a Central Division and a Southeast Division) and the Western Conference (with a Northwest Division, a Southwest Division and a Pacific Division).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: NBA