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Company Overview of National Basketball Association, Inc.

Company Overview

National Basketball Association, Inc. owns and operates professional men's basketball sports league in the United States. It features 30 teams, including two Canadian clubs. National Basketball Association, Inc. was formerly known as Basketball Association of America, Inc. and changed its name to National Basketball Association, Inc. in 1949. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in New York, New York.

645 Fifth Avenue

Olympic Tower

New York, NY 10022

United States

Founded in 1946





Key Executives for National Basketball Association, Inc.

Executive Vice President of Finance
Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Commissioner
Age: 52
President of League & Basketball Operations
Age: 56
President of Global Marketing Partnerships & International Business Operations
Age: 48
President of Women’s National Basketball Association
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

National Basketball Association, Inc. Key Developments

National Basketball Association Presents at Inaugural CFO Conference, May-20-2014

National Basketball Association Presents at Inaugural CFO Conference, May-20-2014 . Venue: New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Jason Cahilly, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Chief Financial Officer.

Royal FrieslandCampina and The National Basketball Association Enter into Multi-Year Marketing Partnership

Royal FrieslandCampina and The National Basketball Association, or NBA, have entered into a multiyear marketing partnership across Southeast Asia. As the Official Milk Partner of the NBA in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, FrieslandCampina will activate its Drink.Move.BeStrong campaign to reach the NBA's broad and passionate fanbase in Asia through grassroots events, television and digital activities and localized content for its customers.

The National Basketball Association Appoints Yannick Colaco as MD, India

The National Basketball Association has got the ex-COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Nimbus Sport, Yannick Colaco, as the managing director of its India operations. Based out of Mumbai, he will be responsible for managing the India office of the sports association and will oversee the entire league's business and basketball development in the country. Colaco will report to NBA president, International, Heidi Ueberroth. Prior to taking up the new role, Colaco was associated with Nimbus Sports as its COO. He has been working with Nibus Sports since 2002 and in 2009 he was elevated to the post of COO. During his tenure with the media company he has handled various sports properties for the organisation. He has also worked with IMG, where he worked on a number of prominent event properties including India's first ATP Tour Event, Asian PGA Tour Events and the Indian Fashion Week. Responsible for the growth of the NBA in India, Colaco will work on further strengthening the league's efforts to grow participation in basketball in partnership with the Basketball Federation of India. An avid basketball player himself, having played basketball at the national university level, he will work with the league's media, marketing and merchandising partners to make the NBA more accessible to the sports lovers in the country. He will also play an active role in increasing NBA's social media presence here.

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