The NBA or the National Basketball Association was founded in New York June 6,1946. In the NBA there are 30 teams and two conferences-- the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference. There are 82 games and 3 rounds of playoff games and the finals game. On an NBA team there are 5 positions: point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, and center. The NBA also has an all-star break. During the all-star break, some of the best players all gather for different events like the All-Star game, dunk contest, 3 point contest and the Rising Stars game. The NBA is one of the most loved sports in America and is still gaining more fans.