National Basketball Association, Inc.

National Basketball Association, Inc.

National Basketball Association, Inc.

Date Founded



Olympic Tower,645 5th Avenue,New York, NY 10022

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)

1,001 - 5,000


Recreation & Leisure
Computer Software

Company Description

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. It has thirty franchised member clubs (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada), and 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 NBA is one of the four major North American professional sports leagues. NBA players are the world's best paid sportsmen, by average annual salary per player.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Financial Officer

Deputy Commissioner & Chief Operating Officer

General Counsel

Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, NBA Properties

Chief Marketing Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Chief Executive Officer, NBA China

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Innovation Officer

Board of Directors

Former Professional at AIG Consumer Finance Group, Inc.

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