The huskies lasted for just one season but will forever be remembered for this. The basketball association of america, the organization that eventually became known as the nba, held its first game on nov.
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First nba game 1946. The nba's first game ever was played on nov. 1, 1946) the first nba game took place in toronto as the new york knickerbockers took on the toronto huskies in front of 7,090 fans! The game featured a matchup between the new york.
The basketball association of america, the organization that eventually became known as the nba, held its first game on nov. The year was 1946, and the fledgling league was known as the basketball association of. 1, 1946, the toronto huskies hosted the new york knicks in what was the first game in nba history.
On november 1, 1946, in toronto, ontario, canada, the toronto huskies hosted the new york knickerbockers at maple leaf gardens, in a game the nba now refers to as the first game played in nba history. The nba was officially named in 1949 after a merger, but considers those first 3 years as part of the nba. Land of basketball.com teams, players profiles, awards, stats, records and championships.
And so, the first nba game was held on november 1, 1946. Click on a specific year below for a complete season recap, including season in review, season stats leaders, season. The first nba basketball game was played on november 1, 1946 in toronto, canada between the new york knickerbockers and the toronto huskies.
Truman was president of the united states, world war ii was nearing its end, the almond joy chocolate bar was first introduced to the world, and zero nba had ever been. 1, 1946, with the huskies hosting the new york knickerbockers at maple leaf gardens. Looking back at every season from the league’s inception in 1946 to today.
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1, 1946 — 66 years ago today. The basketball association of america was founded in 1946 by owners of the major ice hockey arenas in the northeastern and midwestern united states and canada. [nbacanada] on this day (nov.
It was a mix of happenstance and hockey that led to the first nba game in history being played in canada. It featured the new york knickerbockers against the toronto huskies at the maple leaf gardens in toronto, canada. Through the 1950s, though, the number of teams dwindled, along with fan support, and by.
The postseason tournament (the 1947 baa playoffs) at its conclusion, ended with the philadelphia. The new nba was made up of 17 teams that represented both small towns and large cities across the country. The huskies lasted for just one season but will forever be remembered for this groundbreaking moment in basketball history.
1, 1946, the toronto huskies hosted the new york knicks in what was the first game in nba history. The first nba basketball game was played on november 1, 1946 in toronto, ontario, canada between the new york knickerbockers and the toronto huskies. On november 1, 1946, the nba’s first basket was scored when ossie schectman of the new york knickerbockers sank a layup, in a game against the toronto huskies.