The National Basketball League is an international professional basketball organization in North America. The league consists of thirty teams and is among the four major professional American sports leagues. It is also the second most popular men’s professional sports league in the nation. The majority of people who do not have a clear idea about the history or the rules of this league do not realize that it is an entirely different league from the NBA. The NBA is an entirely different league and the players wear different uniforms and play in different teams as compared to the NBA.
There are two conferences for the NBA with the Eastern Conference having ten teams and the Western Conference having thirty teams. There are also four divisions in the NBA with the top four teams in each division qualifying for the playoffs. There are also three different conferences for the NBA Finals, which is what the fans love and follow the most. The Charlotte Bobcats, Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat are the current champions and are playing in the NBA Finals.
Many people are interested in becoming professional athletes in this league but it is a bit different from that of an NBA player. There are various rules that are enforced in this professional basketball sports league, unlike the ordinary NBA where there is less restrictions. As it is an international league, there are various players who have come from different countries such as Spain, Italy, Brazil and Russia who are currently playing in this NBA.