Statistics and Facts on the NBA
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a professional basketball league in North America comprising 30 franchises.
During the regular season, a leaguewide total of 1,230 games are played. These games are attended by an average of 17,274 fans
(2011-12, lockout-shortened season). The average ticket price
was at 48.48 U.S. dollars in 2011/12.
The NBA, as a whole, generates almost 4 billion U.S. dollars in revenue
each season, an average
of 132 million U.S. dollars per team (2010/11).The New York Knicks were the highest-grossing team
in 2011/12 with revenues of 244 million U.S. dollars while the Los Angeles Lakers were the franchise with the highest value
. The most successful franchise of the NBA, in terms of championships, is the Boston Celtics with a total of 19 NBA titles.
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