The National Basketball Association league office is located at 645 Fifth Avenue in New York City. Departments housed in the league office include administration and benefits, broadcast operations, communications and dig... More »

NBA teams don't hold tryouts, but the NBA Development League does. To try out for the NBA Development League, fill out the registration paperwork, pay the fee and attend the tryout. More »

While no official measurements of hand size are kept, Giannis Antetokounmpo is believed to have the biggest hands in the NBA. The Milwaukee Bucks' shooting guard-small forward's hands measure nearly 15 inches in length. More »

Overtime periods in National Basketball Association games are 5 minutes long. Overtime occurs when the two teams playing are tied at the end of regulation, which occurs at the end of the fourth period. More »

Between the 30 NBA franchises, teams played a total of 1,230 games during the 2014-15 regular season. The current 82-game team schedule, with 41 home games and 41 road games, first came into use during the 1967-68 season... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports Basketball

As of November 2014, the tallest active player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) is Hasheem Thabeet, a 7-foot-3-inch center from Tanzania who plays for the Detroit Pistons. Prior to his trade to Detroit on Sep... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports Basketball

The NBA was founded on June 6, 1946 as the Basketball Association of America. It took its current name three years later after merging with the rival National Basketball League. The inaugural 1946-47 campaign saw the Phi... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports Basketball