Who was the best basketball player in 1949?


Alex Groza 64 72.9
George Mikan 68 77.9
Dolph Schayes 64 77.5
Ed Macauley 67 71.8

Which team was the champion in the 1949 50 inaugural NBA season?

Minneapolis Lakers
The postseason tournament (the 1950 NBA Playoffs) at its conclusion, ended with the Minneapolis Lakers winning the NBA Championship, beating the Syracuse Nationals 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals. Commonly 1949–50 is counted as the fourth NBA season.

Who were the original NBL teams?

Five current NBA teams trace their history back to the NBL. Three teams joined the BAA in 1948: the Minneapolis Lakers (now the Los Angeles Lakers), the Rochester Royals (now the Sacramento Kings), and the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons (now the Detroit Pistons).

When did the National Basketball Association start?

June 6, 1946, New York, New York, United States

How many NBA teams were there in 1949?

1949–50 NBA season/Number of teams

Who won NBA in 1949?

Los Angeles Lakers
1949–50 NBA season/Champion

How old is the NBL?

The National Basketball League (NBL) was a professional basketball league in the United States established in 1937. After the 1948–49 season, its twelfth, it merged with the Basketball Association of America (BAA) to create the National Basketball Association (NBA).

What is the newest NBA team?

The New Orleans Pelicans were established in 2002. The Charlotte Hornets rejoined the league in 2004, and were known as the Bobcats from 2004 to 2014….Current.

Team Oklahoma City Thunder
Location Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Founded 1967
Joined 1967
Relocated 1

Who is the oldest NBA team?

the Lakers
As it stands right now the Lakers signed roster has an average age of 32.4 years old after signing Carmelo Anthony and Malik Monks, making it not only the oldest in the league — but one of the oldest of all time.

How many teams were in the NBA in 1940?

17 teams
Maurice Podoloff, head of the BAA since its inception, was elected head of the new league. The new NBA was made up of 17 teams that represented both small towns and large cities across the country.