What did the NBA introduce in 1979?

Notable occurrences. The NBA officially adopts the three-point field goal. Boston Celtics guard Chris Ford made the first three-pointer on October 12, 1979, against the Houston Rockets. The number of officials is reduced from three to two following a one-season experiment with three-man officiating crews.

What did NBA originally stand for?

On August 3, 1949, after a damaging three-year battle to win both players and fans, the rival Basketball Association of America (BAA) and National Basketball League (NBL) merge to form the National Basketball Association (NBA). The BAA incorporated in 1946, challenging the hegemony of the nine-year old NBL.

Who won the 1978 79 NBA championship?

Who was the 1982 NBA MVP?

Who won NBA in 1978?

Who was the 1981 NBA Finals MVP?

The 1981 NBA playoffs were the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association’s 1980–81 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics defeating the Western Conference champion Houston Rockets 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals. Cedric Maxwell was named NBA Finals MVP.

Does Vancouver have a NBA team?

They were part of the Midwest Division of the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Vancouver Grizzlies
History Vancouver Grizzlies 1995–2001 Memphis Grizzlies 2001–present
Arena General Motors Place
Location Vancouver, British Columbia
Team colors Turquoise, bronze, red, black
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