NBA Finals, USA

When? 6th - 20th of June

The most anticipating event for basketball fans and not only takes place in June!
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the preeminent men's professional basketball league and one of the Big Four major sports leagues in North America. With thirty franchised member clubs, the NBA is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. It is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB), which is recognized by FIBA (also known as the International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA is one of the four major North American professional sports leagues. NBA players are the world's best paid sportsmen, by average annual salary per player.

The league was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The league adopted the name National Basketball Association in 1949 after absorbing the rival National Basketball League (NBL). The league's several international as well as individual team offices are directed out of its head offices located in the Olympic Tower at 645 Fifth Avenue in New York City.

For further information: www.nba.com/

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