The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men’s professional basketball league in North America, composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada). It is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada, and is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.
The league was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). It changed its name to the National Basketball Association on August 3, 1949, after merging with the competing National Basketball League (NBL). The NBA’s regular season runs from October to April, with each team playing 82 games. Its playoffs extend into June. NBA players are the world’s best paid athletes by average annual salary per player.
The NBA 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 league’s several international as well as individual team offices are directed out of its head offices in Midtown Manhattan, while its NBA Entertainment and NBA TV studios are directed out of offices located in Secaucus, New Jersey.
The Boston Celtic is
National Basketball Association (NBA) team in Boston, Massachusetts. The team
is the NBA’s most successful team with 16 championships. The History of the
Boston Celtics was founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America
(BAA).The Boston Celtics
was founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). He then
became one of the first teams of the NBA to join the league with the rest of
In 1956, the team, which added Bill Russell, to the ranks of this player has achieved significant success under the leadership of this player. Bill Russell first season in the final. They won their first championship by passing Louis Hawks at the end of 7 games. The next season they met the same team in 1957 and lost the final in 6 games. Later, however, there was a time when no other team had succeeded in the history of the league, and the Celtics won eight championships in 1959. These successes began in 1959 after the Series 4-0 sweeping the Minneapolis Lakers. After a year-long break in 1967, two more championships were won by the Lakers in 1968 and 1969. Meanwhile, Arnold Auerbach, one of the most successful coaches in the history of the NBA, retired after the 1966 championship, and Bill Russell passed the team. After the 1969 championship, he retired from Bill Russell and the magnificent period ended.
Until 1974, the team did
not achieve the achievements. In 1974, the Boston Celtics were rebuilt after
the Milwaukee Bucks in the final, and in 1976 the two more championships were
eliminated by eliminating Phoenix Suns.
After two years of
staff formation, Celtics entered the 1980s with a new lineup of Larry Bird,
Robert Parish and Kevin McHale, and won 3 times and won 3 of them. The first
championship in this period came in 1981. Between 1984 and 1987, he played 4
consecutive finals, winning two more championships in 1984 and 1986. In this
period, there was a very ambitious competition for the 2nd time with the
Lakers. Another dimension of this competition was between Larry Bird and Magic
Johnson. After this period, especially in the 1990s, Celtics entered the
standstill in the 200/2005 season and became the finalist of the Conference.
coincided with the postwar proliferation of television sets in the United
States, helping the team and its players become iconic figures as the sport’s
national profile grew. Among the highlights of the Celtics’ unprecedented
championship run are Russell twice gathering an NBA finals-record 40 rebounds
in a game (1960, 1962) and Havlicek’s series-clinching steal of an inbounds
pass in game seven of the 1965 Eastern Division finals, which elicited the
famous call of “Havlicek stole the ball!” by announcer Johnny Most. The
matchups between Russell, who served as the Celtics’ player-coach from 1966 to
1969 and Wilt Chamberlain, first as a Philadelphia 76er and then with the Los
Angeles Lakers, were at the centre of some of the most dramatic games in NBA
Havlicek was still a key contributor, along with Dave
Cowens, Paul Silas, and Jo Jo White, on teams coached by Heinsohn that won
titles in 1973–74 and 1975–76. The second of those championships included a
dramatic triple-overtime victory over the Phoenix Suns in game five of the
finals. In 1978 the Celtics were involved in an unusual transaction after the
NBA blocked the team’s owner, Irv Levin, from moving the franchise to his
native California. Instead, Levin and John Y. Brown, owner of the Buffalo
Braves, traded franchises. That same year Boston acquired one of the greatest
players in league history—and arguably the most beloved Celtic of all time—when
they selected sharpshooting forward Larry Bird in the NBA draft. The NBA
reached new levels of popularity with the excitement generated by the supremacy
battle between the Lakers led by Magic Johnson and a Celtics team led by Bird
(who had a rivalry with Johnson dating back to their college days), Robert
Parish, Kevin McHale, and Dennis Johnson that advanced to the NBA finals five
times in the 1980s and won championships in 1980–81, 1983–84, and 1985–86.
As the Celtics’ veteran roster grew older, the team had
reduced on-court success. Allen left in free agency in 2012, and the team
traded away Garnett and Pierce after the 2012–13 campaign in an effort to spur
a rebuilding process centred on younger players. That effort bore fruit much
faster than many observers expected, as the Celtics returned to the play-offs
in 2014–15. The team added point guard Isaiah Thomas during that season, and he
proceeded to blossom into an All-Star, leading the team to the best record in
the Eastern Conference in 2016–17. The team’s season ended in the conference
finals after the Celtics lost four games to one to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The
Celtics traded Thomas and other assets for star guard Kyrie Irving in the
off-season and also signed All-Star forward Gordon Hayward. Both players were
limited by significant injuries during the regular season, but the remaining
young Celtics core outperformed expectations, leading Boston to the second best
record in the Eastern Conference and on an unexpectedly long play-off run that
ended in a seven-game conference finals loss to the Cavaliers.
The number of top players in the NBA today is perhaps more than ever, and these names improve themselves every day. Especially if we put Stephen Curry at the top of this list after last season and this season’s performance, our list is LeBron James, Chris Paul; He continues with Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin and James Harden and Anthony Davis, who have been bouncing for the last two seasons.
I don’t believe there’s anyone you want to make out of the names I’ve counted to this point. But I believe there is another name that I don’t add here, which I think many of you don’t think of, but deserve to be here; perhaps the most underrated in the league, Paul George, a superstar who doesn’t see much of his merit.
Paul George grew up with his two sisters and learned to play basketball with his sister one by one until high school. The biggest indication that he is a real street player is his ambition and defiance of defeat; from his sister to the biggest stage of basketball globally.
In the year he entered the league, LeBron announced that he had gone to James Heat and a team was formed to mark his mark until last year. The second biggest misfortune of Paul George’s career was that of this period. He was eliminated from the Miami Semifinals in the Eastern Semifinals and in the Eastern Finals in the following season. Indiana Pacers of Paul George. When George moved his team to the conference finals, he showed that he did not give up under pressure by being selected as the league’s most progressive player.
Each season, he improved his stats with a little more shooting, ball handling and game experience. Reggie Miller’dan senior player and longing for success after the Pacers supporters, with him again hopes of the unfortunate injury in the US National Team took place and almost a year away from basketball.
Entering the league as number 2, he quickly became the leader of the potential Pacers squad, another star of the team, Danny Granger slipped into position 3 when he was injured, and discussed how efficient a decision was to be made at the beginning of this season, but shifted to number 4 to keep up with the changing game; Paul George is a basketball player born for basketball. He said he was going to be one of the best in the world, and he did. Statistically, he averaged 24.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in the rest of the season, and was third in the East after LeBron James and Dwayne Wade in the first results of the All-Star vote. My point of view is that the shooting range has improved in a very positive way, far from being one of the best 1-2 players, just as much as providing the stability of the shot.
George’s career; it is full of humiliation, hard work and always going a little farther. He’s 25 years old and has a lot to gain. He is determined to launch his own PG13 legend, changing his jersey number to 24 because he identifies with Kobe Bryant, a fan. I have no doubt that we will tell this legend to our children years later.
Considered by many
authorities as one of the best players in the NBA, James Harden has a game
style that is not overly flashy as well as his scorer and passer-by. Fans who
are curious about their identity outside of the field as well as their characteristics
within the field are trying to learn about the player’s private life. So, who
is James Harden?
James Edward Harden, Jr, born on August 6, 1989, is an American professional basketball player wearing the Houston Rockets from the NBA. Harden played college basketball in Arizona State. He was selected third in the 2009 NBA Draft by Oklahoma City Thunder. This choice is also the first choice in the history of Oklahoma City Thunder. In 2012, when he played in Oklahoma City Thunder’s NBA Finals, he was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year. He was traded to Houston in the 2012 .13 NBA season. He played for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in the US national team. He was ranked 3rd in the 2009 NBA Draft by Oklahoma City Thunder. In the 2011 .12 season, the NBA Finals were successful.
Prior to the 2012 .13
season, he refused the $ 52m bid for four years from Oklahoma City Thunder and
was sent to the Houston Rockets with a swap. In exchange for this swap, Thunder
gave Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb, two first rounds, and 1 runner-up, while the
Houston Rockets gave Harden, as well as Cole Aldrich, Deaquan Cook and Lazar
Harden decided to
continue his career in Texas by signing the Houston Rockets for $ 80 million
for five years. He won 39 points for the Detroit Pistons in his first match
with the Rockets jersey. He also scored a career-high 45 points in his second
match against Atlanta Hawks. In 2017, he scored his own record, making 17
assists and 16 rebounds in 53 points in his match. He is also the first player
to score 50 points and 15 assists in the history of NBA.
It’s not just a style
of play, it’s also an NBA star with its own beard. In his high school years,
the beard has not cut once since the NBA Draft, 3 months after the age of 26 to
the player, with them growing up and cut them if it feels like a piece of his
own body would go a bit of a totem had stated. When he won the best sixth in
the 2011-12 with the Thunders jersey, he said he would never cut off his beard
and rejected the announcer’s $ 1 million offer. What about the $ 10 million
question, then he gave me a humorous answer.
Everyone has an idol.
Harden’s idol is also one of the legendary names of the Spurs Argentine
Ginobili. Not only this drive resemblance, but the striking similarities in his
plays come from Harden’s memorable Made
in Manu, movements. Every year, a player wins, but JH is the youngest winner in
the history of the NBA when he is 22 years old. He was awarded with an average
of 16.8 points / 4.1 rebounds / 3.7 assists.
In the meantime,
let’s remind you of the first name, this season wearing the Magic shirt of Ben
Gordon and the season 2004/05, then played at the club of the Chicago Bulls. It
may seem interesting to those who do not know, but due to this sickness that
has plagued her since her high school years, Arizona State had to take limited
time and use devices in many games during her College years.
Born from James
Edward and Monja Harden, the California-born athlete has two brothers, 14 and
10 years older than him. Their relationship with his mother is good, but his
father is so badly called kop the US Navy disciplined because of the drugs
discarded father since his high school years, so the Junior does not want to
use the name.
basketball player Kevin Wayne Durant was born on September 29, 1988. Find
nicknames like Durantula and KD Kevin Durant has won the NBA’s most valuable
player award once during his career, four times the NBA number trophy award,
once the NBA award for the year’s rookie and once for the Olympic gold medal.
NBA, five times the NBA was the best five of the year.
Following a high school career, Durant played for a season at the University of Texas during his rookie season, where Naismith was chosen to be the college’s league player of the year, becoming the first rookie to win this award. After her university career, she joined the 2007 NBA Draft. He was selected by second-rank Seattle SuperSonics following Greg Oden. After Durant’s rookie season, his team moved to SuperSonics Oklahoma City and his name was changed to Oklahoma City Thunder. In 2012, he teamed up with NBA Finals for the first time in his career, but they lost to Miami Heat 4-1 at the end of five games. Released in 2016, Durant left Thunder and signed a contract with Golden State Warriors for two years.
After her Rookie
Season at Texas University, she has participated in 2007 NBA Drafts. Seattle
was ranked second in the first round by the SuperSonics team. In his first
season with the Seattle SuperSonics team, he won the rookie of the year. She
took part in the US Basketball National Team at the 2010 FIBA World Basketball
Championship and was selected for the top five. He was also named the most
valuable player of the tournament.
Nike signed a
sponsorship agreement for 60 million dollars for 7 seasons. 2009 – In 2010, he
scored an average of 30.1 points in 82 games and became the king of numbers. He
was the youngest player to achieve this success in the NBA. When he became king
of numbers, he was only 21 years old. Although Kevin Durant has a good dribble
despite its long neck, having a good shot at the same time is what makes it
Outside of his
basketball career, Durant is known for his various donations and aids in Oklahoma
City and in his general life as he plays in Thunder. It is one of the most
winning basketball players in the world as well as sponsorship agreements with
companies such as Foot Locker and Nike. In 2012, he made his feature debut in
Thunderstruck, joining the camera as a photographer in The Players’ Tribune.
Durant was born in
Washington on September 29, 1988 as one of the four children of Wanda and Wayne
Pratt, raised by her grandmother, Barbara Davis, because of her father’s
leaving the family and her mother’s work. He and his sister, Brianna, have two
brothers, Tony and Rayvonne. In 2013, he announced in a statement that the team
he kept as a kid was Toronto Raptors and his favorite player was Vince Carter.
Durant started playing basketball with the influence of his brothers. He played
basketball at the first Amateur Athletics Association as a professional. He has
played in many schools in the state of Maryland for his family’s frequent
transportation and has served as a team mate with Ty Lawson, Greivis Vasquez
and Michael Beasley who currently play in the NBA. He also played basketball
for the first time in the honor of Charles Craig, the head coach of the Amateur
Athletics Association, who was killed at age 35.
After a two-year
stint at the National Christian Academy for two years at Oak Hill Academy, he
was transferred by Montrose Christian High School and reached a height of six
centimeters before starting his fourth year of high school. Before his final
year in high school, it was announced that the University of Texas had agreed
to pursue a college career with him. In the 2005i08 season, the Washington Post
won the Best High School Player of the Year award and was named the MVP of the
2006 McDonald’s Best High School Americans. Durant was also the best
second-tier player of the season after Greg Oden, playing with averages of 23.6
points, 10.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.4 blocks per game in the
Durant signed with
Texas University for his college career and played 37 points and 23 rebounds in
the regular season at Texas Tech Red Raiders. In the 2006-07 college regular
season, he played with averages of 25.8 points, 11.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists
per game. Texas Longhorns 25-10 victory percentage of the team has finished the
season. The NCAA Playoffs matched the University of New Mexico, which finished
5th in the first round of the season and won the match and reached the
semifinals. However, despite the 30 points and 9 rebounds of Durant, he was
defeated at the University of Southern California. reached. On April 11, Durant
announced that he was officially entering the 2007 NBA Draft. Durant’s 35-form
jersey was retired by Texas Longhorns University, and Texas’s retired 9th
After Durant’s rookie
season, the Sonics team moved to Oklahoma City and took the name Oklahoma City
Thunder and their colors changed to blue, orange and yellow. The team also
drafted Russell Westbrook at the beginning of the season to form the
combination of Durant and the All-Star duo in the 2008 NBA Draft. At the 2009
NBA All-Star Week, Durant received an invitation to play in the Rookies Match
and played 46 points in the match, scoring the most points in history in the
All-Star Kites match. In addition, Joe Johnson and O.J. at the NBA All-Star HORSE
Competition. He defeated Mayo and became a champion. In the regular season, he
scored 46 points in the Los Angeles Clippers match on January 23 and 47 points
in the New Orleans Hornets on January 17, breaking the career record record of
2 times. When the 2008-09 season ended, Durant averaged 25.3 points per game
and 6.5 rebounds per game, and was also nominated for the Most Progressive
Player award, but finished third in the poll. Thunder, the team with 23 wins
and 59 defeats in the season, ended with 11th place in the conference.
Durant, in his
2009-10 season, was the first time in his career to be nominated for the
All-Star Game. Team Thunder won 27 more matches than the previous season,
finishing 50th and 32th in the previous season-off. Durant, with 30.1 points per game, 7.6
rebounds and 2,8 assists per game, won the first prize in the first place in
his career for the first time in the number one King of the Year, also the
youngest in the history of the NBA player took the title of the player. He scored
8 times +40 points and 3 times 45 points scoring statistics. The first game of
the 2010 NBA Playoffs and Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles match against the
first match of the series and lost 21 matches in this match. Oklahoma City was
later eliminated by letting the Lakers lose their first round of 4-1 at the end
of five games. Durant, in the five-game play-off struggle, 25.0 points per
game, 7.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists played with the average.