Playoffs-NBA Bogart: Meet the Best Champions of the World’s Largest Basketball League

Do you know how many teams have won league titles in the 75-year history of the current NBA Finals? How many times has your team raised the trophy, or how many times has the team that you don’t really sympathize with go to the best place?Comes with play off Here is an overview of the winners of the best basketball league in the world.

The important thing here is that the title that the NBA thinks starts with the BAA. BAA has three seasons and was a league that existed from 1946 to 1949 and merged with NBL (National Basketball League). A small town. , Today’s NBA (National Basketball Association). The NBA treats its beginnings as an extension of the BAA, not as a merger of the BAA and NBL.

The title also includes the ABA (American Basketball Association) title, which existed when joining the NBA from 1967 to 1976 and revealed basketball legends such as Julius Erving, George Gervin, Artis Gilmore, and Moses Malone. Is not … others.

Check out the updated list of champions after another Golden State Warriors title.

Champion Hall: 20 in total

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Boston Celtics (17 titles)

The NBA’s biggest winner (now tied to the Lakers) and the owner of a big fan base here in Brazil, the Celtics dominated North American basketball in the 1960s, mostly including league-only ones. I concentrated the titles of. Eight trophies won in a row between 1959 and 1966. Prior to that, he won one title in 1957 and another in 1969, ending the league with 11 titles by the early 1970s. The team was led by the legendary Bill Russell, the only Celtic present in all the first 11 titles of the franchise.

Since then, there have been “only” six titles in almost 50 years. In the 1970s, Boston won under John Havlicek and Don Nelson in 1974 and 1976. During the Larry Bird era, along with Robert Parish and Kevin McHale, the team won three championships in 1981, 1984 and 1986, and won two runners at the Los Angeles Lakers in 1985 and 1987. ..

From 1987 to today, Boston has experienced the shallow waters of the title. The team competed in two finals in 2008 and 2010, playing against Lakers’ eternal rivals, winning in 2008 (Paul Pierce as the final MVP) and losing in 2010. In 2022, the generation of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown arrived. .. He made a big decision again, but did not resist the Golden State Warriors dynasty.

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Minneapolis / Los Angeles Lakers (17 titles)

Unlike the Celtics, which mostly focused their titles in the 1960s, the Lakers have better “distributed” titles over decades, demonstrating their superiority within the league.

Still as the Minneapolis Lakers, the team won five titles until the 1960s. 1949, still at BAA, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, highlights are George Mikan, Jim Polard, Slater Martin. After spending 18 years without a title in the 1960s, the Lakers won their first title as the Los Angeles Lakers in 1972. This is a jersey retired by franchise under Wilt Chamberlain, Gail Goodrich and Jerry West, and is the only title in 10 years.

Eight years later, the Lakers dominated the 1980s with “Showtime,” led by Kareem Abdul Jabber, Magic Johnson, James Worthy, and Michael Cooper. Between 1980 and 1989, the Lakers only missed the 1981 and 1986 finals, with five titles (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988) and three runner-ups (1983, 1988,) during this period. 1984, 1989) has been accumulated. Rivalry. Rivalry with the Celtics. There were three finals between the two, and the Lakers won two.

Zero in the 90s (only one runner in the Chicago Bulls in Michael Jordan in 1991), and the Lakers with Shaquille O’Neal-Kobe Bryant (Shaq as MVP in the three finals) in 2000, 2001 and 2002. Won the third championship of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol duo (Kobe as both MVPs) participated in two championships in 2009 and 2010.

In 2020, the Lakers returned to the top with a duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Win the title To connect the Celtics and the trophy.

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Philadelphia / San Francisco / Golden State Warriors (7 titles)

Boston, Massachusetts-June 16: Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry # 30 and Klay Thompson # 11 play the 2022 NBA Finals Game 6 at TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. Celebrate after defeating Boston Celtics 103-90 in.The Warriors franchise has been in the Golden State since 1971 and has had four titles ever since. Four of them recently arrived in 2015, 2017, 2018, and now in 2022, with the generations of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green, who had Kevin Durant in two conquests. rice field. The first series in the series was a team led by Rick Barry (a franchise retired shirt) and Jamaal Wilkes in 1975, who also shined in the “Showtime Lakers.”

The other two Warriors titles both appeared as the Philadelphia team in 1947 and 1956 while still in the BAA. Joe Fulks of the 1947 team and Paul Arizin, Tom Gola and Neil Johnston of the 1956 team are lesser-known players who have been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

In this new era since 2010, the Warriors of Curry and his companions have advanced to the finals five times in a row, winning the three mentioned in the first paragraph and losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016. In 2019, I became the Toronto Raptors. 2022, after a short break Golden State defeats Boston Celtics with a big decision.. Currently, the franchise is the third most popular NBA champion.

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Chicago Bulls (6 titles)

May 3, 1998: Michael Jordan # 23 hits the Chicago Bulls Scottie Pippen # 33 during the NBA Playoffs Round 1 match against the Charlotte Hornets at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Hornets 83-70.

The Chicago Bulls title dates back to the days of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Phil Jackson. Jordan joined the team in 1984 and was shining brightly as an individual force in the league, but still couldn’t take the team to a higher level. With the arrival of newcomers Scottie Pippen and Horace Grant in 1987, the team began to follow the title.

Under Phil Jackson, the team crashed into the Detroit Pistons at the 1988 Playoffs, Conference Semis, and 1989 and 1990 Conference Finals. He then broke through the Bad Boys at the 1991 Conference Finals and won the NBA’s first ring. Los Angeles Lakers. In the next two seasons, the Bulls outperformed the Portland Trail Blazers (1992) and Phoenix Suns (1993) to win two more titles. Jordan’s final MVP was three times and then announced that he would leave basketball to live his father’s baseball dream.

Returning to the NBA in 1995, MJ led Chicago to three more championships (one against the Seattle SuperSonics and two against Utah Jazz) between 1996 and 1998, winning three times. All won the Final MVP Award. Since 1998, the team has been disbanded and the franchise has been held for six consecutive seasons without playoffs, regaining some relevance when Derrick Rose arrived in 2008. The final of the conference to the Miami Heat.

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San Antonio Spurs (5 titles)

If the Bulls title could be combined by Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Phil Jackson, the Spurs title could be combined into the numbers of Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan. The duo played together from 1997 to 2016 when Duncan retired and won the title with Timmy as three final MVPs in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014.

In addition to Pivot, one of the greatest players in history, the team had a core formed by Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili in most of these campaigns. In the final title of the Texans, in 2014, 2019 Raptors final champion and MVP Kawhi Leonard celebrated his third season at the NBA, and at the age of 22, he was better than anyone else in the final against the Miami Heat. Also won the LeBron James. Won the MVP award in the final.

Popovich’s trajectory in San Antonio is magnificent and historic. The team has 22 playoff seasons (between 1998 and 2019), winning 6 finals (2nd place after losing the heat in 2013) and 5 titles.

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3 titles

Miami heat
Detroit Pistons
Silacus Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers

2 titles

Houston Rockets
New York Knicks
Milwaukee Bucks

1 title

Toronto Raptors
Cleveland Cavaliers
Dallas Mavericks
Seattle SuperSonics / Oklahoma City Thunder
Baltimore / Washington Brett / Washington Wizards
Portland Trail Blazers
Holy.Louis / Atlanta Hawks
Rochester / Cincinnati Royals / Kansas City / Sacramento Kings
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Aiming for the first title: 11 teams

Just over one-third of the current NBA team hasn’t experienced the hobby of winning the NBA. Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelican, Memphis Grizzlies.

Of these eleven, the Clippers, Hornets, Nuggets, Timberwolves, Pelicans, and Grizzlies have never played in the league final series.

Of the remaining five, the Pacers had one runner-up in 2000 when they lost to the Lakers, while Jazz, Nets and Magic had two runner-ups. Sands, who is currently defeated by Bucks, was runner-up three times.

Prior to 2021, Sands advanced to the league finals in 1976 and 1993, losing two 4-2. In 1976, the team was led by Paul Westphal. Paul Westphal died of a brain tumor this year and eventually lost. The Celtics were yet another victim of the Jordan Bulls while the Celtics were led by Charles Barkley, Dan Mager, and Kevin Johnson in 1993.

Jazz, led by John Stockton and Karl Malone, lost to the Bulls in 1997 and 1998 for two consecutive seasons. This is the same situation that Jason Kidd’s Nets in New Jersey lost to the final in 2002. In 2003, the Lakers and Spurs, respectively. Founded in 1989, Magic lost to the Houston Rockets in 1995 with Shaquille O’Neal and Penny Hardaway, and to the Los Angeles Lakers under Dwight Howard in 2009.

* Updated at 11:53 am on June 17, 2022

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