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NBA History

NBA HistoryNBA history, updated before the start of each NBA season (and during the season when player numbers are retired and new hall of fame members are inducted). Also see ABA History (American Basketball League - the old ABA) and WNBA history.

We're going to update this entire section in early February of 2019.


All-Time NBA Stat Leaders

NBA Retired Numbers

NBA TV Contract history

NBA Salaries includes historical stuff

Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA All-Star Weekend History

NBA Draft History

NBA Champions, Runners-up and Finals MVP's

Original 13 rules of basketball

NBA Awards History

- Most Valuable Player
- Most Improved Player
- Rookie of Year
- Sixth Man of Year
- Defensive Player of Year
- Coach of Year
- Seasonal All-NBA Teams
- All-Rookie Teams
- All-Defensive Player Teams