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 National Basketball League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Basketball League was a professional basketball league in the United States from 1937 to 1949.
Instead they remained in the National Industrial Basketball League (NIBL), which in 1961 became the National AAU Basketball League (NABL).
The NBL lasted 12 years before merging with the three-year-old Basketball Association of America in 1949 which was renamed the National Basketball Association.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League   (279 words)

  
 National Basketball League (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nor is it to be confused with the National Basketball League (Australia).
This league isn't to be confused with the National Basketball League of the 1930s and 1940s.
The National Basketball League that was based in Canada lasted only one and a half seasons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League_(Canada)   (241 words)

  
 NBL National Basketball League
In 1949 the league joined with the BAA to form the NBA, and some of the original NBL teams are still in exsistanct today.
The League was originaly owned by businessmen, thats why the teams have names like Oskosh Allstars, Fort Wayner Zolloner Pistons, Detroit Gems,Anderson Packers, and Chicago Gears.
The NBL is the forerunner to the NBA.
nbahoopsonline.com /History/Leagues/NBL   (92 words)

  
 National Basketball League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Instead they remained in the National Industrial Basketball League (NIBL), which in 1961 became the National AAU Basketball League (NABL).
The National Basketball League was a professional basketball league in the
For the defunct Canadian league, see National Basketball League (Canada)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League   (92 words)

  
 National Basketball League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Instead they remained in the National Industrial Basketball League (NIBL), which in 1961 became the National AAU Basketball League (NABL).
For the Australian league, see National Basketball League (Australia).
The NBL lasted 12 years before merging with the three-year-old Basketball Association of America in 1949 which was renamed the National Basketball Association.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League   (92 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: National Basketball League (Australia)
Newcastle Falcons were an Australian basketball team, that played in the city of Newcastle, in the National Basketball League.
The Sydney Kings are a basketball team competing in the National Basketball League in Australia.
The league's best years were in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but it has struggled recently and many of the teams have shifted to smaller venues to cut costs.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/National-Basketball-League-(Australia)   (1113 words)

  
 National Superior Basketball League of Puerto Rico - Unipedia
The National Superior Basketball League of Puerto Rico —or Liga Baloncesto Superior Nacional De Puerto Rico (BSN) in Spanish— was established in 1933 and has produced a handful of NBA players and a lot of classic games and emotive moments to its fans.
The BSN was a struggling league economically until the 1980s, when, with Genaro 'Tuto' Marchand as President, an explosion of basketball popularity happened all over Puerto Rico.
Basketball tumbled baseball as the Puerto Rican fan's 2nd favorite sport after boxing at that time.
www.unipedia.info /BSN.html   (429 words)

  
 National Basketball League Restructure
competition with the Basketball League competitions, rather a raising of the standard of the National Basketball League.
League Management Committee (NLMC) of the Association, which will be fully administered and organised by the EBBA, with the aim of raising the overall standard, promotion and marketability of the EBBA National League.
At the same time the English Basketball Association is anxious to reassure the basketball public that the NBL Super Six, referred in some sections of the media as a breakaway league, is in no way at all a breakaway from the Association.
www.crusaders.co.uk /news/2000/05/0005019-NatlBballPR.html   (468 words)

  
 National Basketball League builds strategic partnerships - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
The Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) is seeking to lift the profile of the National Basketball League (NBL) through the forging of strategic partnerships with corporate Jamaica and the media.
Donovon White, Vice President for Sales at the CVM Communications Group said that the new association with the National Basketball League was a natural outgrowth of CVM TV's commitment to sports and its deep interest in facilitating the development of these areas.
The partnership would definitely benefit the teams, the players and all those who belong to the National Basketball League, Nattie said.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /sports/html/20041127T020000-0500_70330_OBS_NATIONAL_BASKETBALL_LEAGUE_BUILDS_STRATEGIC_PARTNERSHIPS.asp   (505 words)

  
 Steve Dimitry's NBL Web Site
Before the National Basketball League got under way in 1937, there were a couple attempts to organize the NBL.
The NBL started with 13 previously independent teams in 1937-1938 and although GE, Firestone and Goodyear were gone by late 1942, ran 12 years before merging with the three-year-old Basketball Association of America (BAA) in 1949 to form the present National Basketball Association.
The NBL was formed in 1937 by three corporations - General Electric and the Firestone and Goodyear rubber companies of Akron, Ohio, who were interested in moving up from their midwestern industrial league origins and backing a fully professional league.
www.geocities.com /Colosseum/Arena/6925/nbl.html   (189 words)

  
 National Alliance Basketball League
NBL 1930's - 40's - National Basketball League
NABL - 1960's - National AAU Basketball League
Century and to honor those classic teams with a young mens basketball program dedicated to the principals, heritage, and history of those teams to honor and perpetuate the memories of those who were the foundation of the game of basketball.
www.nablhoops.com   (189 words)

  
 National Basketball League (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This league isn't to be confused with the National Basketball League of the 1930s and 1940s.
Nor is it to be confused with the National Basketball League (Australia).
The National Basketball League that was based in Canada lasted only one and a half seasons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League_(Canada)   (189 words)

  
 National Basketball League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Basketball League was a professional basketball league in the United States from 1937 to 1949.
Instead they remained in the National Industrial Basketball League (NIBL), which in 1961 became the National AAU Basketball League (NABL).
The NBL lasted 12 years before merging with the three-year-old Basketball Association of America in 1949 which was renamed the National Basketball Association.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League   (189 words)

  
 National Basketball League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Basketball League was a professional basketball league in the United States from 1937 to 1949.
Instead they remained in the National Industrial Basketball League (NIBL), which in 1961 became the National AAU Basketball League (NABL).
The NBL lasted 12 years before merging with the three-year-old Basketball Association of America in 1949 which was renamed the National Basketball Association.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League   (279 words)

  
 National Basketball Association - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America.
The league's several international offices and 30 teams are directed out of New York City (Olympic Tower on Fifth Avenue) and Secaucus, New Jersey (home of NBA Entertainment and NBA TV studios).
The NBA, formerly all white players and coaches, became the first professional sports league to have a black head coach in 1966, the first to have a black general manager in 1972, and the first to have a black majority owner in 2002.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /national_basketball_association.htm   (279 words)

  
 Minor League Basketball Primer - Minor League Sports - A Primer (FAQs & Figures) - MLN Sports Zone - A Minor League News Magazine
The United States Basketball League (USBL) which develops players over the NBA's off-season, has acted as a funnel to the CBA and to international leagues overseas.
Minor league basketball is a supportive system to the NBA, largely providing bench players doing a certain amount of fill in time when injuries mount up at a particular team.
Almost all minor basketball players are recruited from college in supplemental drafts by the minor leagues after the NBA draft.
www.minorleaguenews.com /features/primer/primer05.html   (279 words)

  
 NBA.com
The league’s premier international basketball and community relations outreach program wrapped up in South Africa on September 12.
A tribute to the toughest little man the league has ever seen, including photos and video of his top 10 plays.
Vlade and Peja's camp in Sacramento is just one of the many ways NBA Players have been giving back to the community this summer.
www.nba.com   (514 words)

  
 Open Directory - Sports:Basketball:Professional:NBDL
Category includes official and unofficial (fan) sites related to the NBDL, National Basketball Development League.
Designed to help grow the sport of basketball both domestically and internationally, the NBDL offers players the opportunity to develop their talent in a highly competitive atmosphere under the NBA's umbrella.
NBDL players must be 20 years of age or older to play in the league.
dmoz.org /Sports/Basketball/Professional/NBDL/desc.html   (131 words)

  
 Women's National Basketball League (WNBL)
The highest women's league is the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL).
In the WNBL, there is a team made up of the girls being coached at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), who are basically elite juniors who have left home to stay at the AIS and work at improving their basketball.
Although considered a development league, many players sign contracts and receive compensation for their participation.
www1.ncaa.org /membership/enforcement/amateurism/international/bball/wnbl   (100 words)

  
 Marcus Moore Selected in National Basketball Development League Draft :: Former Cougar goes to Florida Flame.
ATLANTA- Former Washington State men's basketball point guard Marcus Moore was among 60 players selected in the 2004 National Basketball Development League draft held Friday.
Marcus Moore was selected by the Florida Flame in the 2004 National Basketball Development League draft held Friday in Atlanta.
Marcus Moore Selected in National Basketball Development League Draft :: Former Cougar goes to Florida Flame.
www.collegesports.com /sports/m-baskbl/stories/110504acf.html   (374 words)

  
 National Alliance of Basketball Leagues
The National Alliance of Basketball Leagues is the descendent of the industrial-based basketball clubs that formed into the National Basketball League in the early 1930's.
The remaining NBL teams reformed and changed the name to the National Industrial Basketball League (NIBL) where teams such as the Denver Truckers, Chicago Saints, Akron Wingfoots, Phillips 66ers, Peoria Cats, Philadelphia Tapers, Lexington Marathon Oilers and Cleveland Pipers thrived as club teams.
During the early 1960's the Pipers and the Tapers left to join the Hawaii Chiefs, Kansas City Steers, Los Angeles Jets and other teams to form the American Basketball League ; when this venture folded, some of these teams returned to the NABL.
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/n/na/national_alliance_of_basketball_leagues.html   (374 words)

  
 Association for Professional Basketball Research
NBL National Basket Ball League 1898-99 to 1903-04
We have members who run their own web sites, work for various basketball organizations, are published authors or basketball researchers, former players, media members and writers, and everyday basketball fans.
Basketball and the military have enjoyed a long partnership.
www.hofsport.com /bradleyrd/apbr.html   (374 words)

  
 National Basketball Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Basketball Association, more popularly known as the NBA, is the world's premier men's professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America.
The league adopted the name National Basketball Association in the fall of 1949 after merging with the rival National Basketball League.
Following the recent changes to the National Hockey League's scheduling format, the NBA is now the only major league in which all the teams play each other during the regular season, and where a season ticket holder can see every team in the league come to town in any one season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_Association   (1602 words)

  
 League
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www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/league.html   (1602 words)

  
 Basketball
The Women's Professional Basketball League (WBL) was established in 1978, and by 1980 nine teams were playing in the United States.
Basketball was invented in December 1891 by the Canadian clergyman, educator, and physician James Naismith.
Basketball rules change frequently with the intent of speeding its action, increasing the scoring, and offsetting the advantages given to teams with extremely tall players.
www.cnenigeria.com /sports/basketball.htm   (1602 words)

  
 National League biography .ms
In addition there was once the National Basketball League, which merged with its rival the Basketball Association of America to form the National Basketball Association - the surviving major league of basketball in the United States and Canada.
There are also the National Hockey League, the major league of ice hockey in the United States and Canada, and the National Football League, the major league of American football.
The term National League generally refers to the organization more properly referred to as the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the older (founded on February 2, 1876) of the two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada.
national-league.biography.ms   (1602 words)

  
 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Sport (N-Z)
The NBA was formed in 1949 with the merger of the Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League.
The National Basketball Association ( NBA) is the premier professional basketball league in the USA, and is generally accepted as the leading basketball competition in the world.
The National League is an American professional baseball league which was founded in 1876.
www.fas.org /news/reference/probert/O2.HTM   (1602 words)

  
 National Basketball League (Australia) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Basketball Australia Hall of Fame was established in 2004.
The league's best years were in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but it has struggled recently and many of the teams have shifted to smaller venues to cut costs.
There are currently eleven teams in the league, with teams in all capital cities (except Canberra, Hobart and Darwin), regional centres Cairns, Newcastle, Townsville and Wollongong, as well as New Zealand.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League_(Australia)   (825 words)

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