|1970–71 NBA season|
|Duration||October 13, 1970 – March 23, 1971 March 24–April 19, 1971 (Playoffs) April 21–30, 1971 (Finals)|
|Number of games||82|
|Number of teams||17|
What NBA teams no longer exist?
The Packers, Red Skins, and Waterloo Hawks left the NBA for the National Professional Basketball League, and are the only defunct teams to have ceased to exist in a league other than the NBA.