The Philippines Basketball Association (PBA) is a professional men’s basketball league in the Philippines. It was founded in 1975 and is the first professional basketball league in Asia. The league is organized by the Philippine Basketball Association, and it consists of 12 teams representing different cities or regions in the Philippines. The PBA is known for its highly competitive play and passionate fan base.
The league plays two conferences per season, which includes a Philippine Cup and a Commissioner’s Cup. The PBA is home to some of the best basketball players in the Philippines, and many have gone on to play professionally overseas, including in the NBA. The PBA is a beloved institution in Philippine sports and culture, with a rich history of iconic players and teams.