Other concurrent basketball leagues:    ABA  ·  ABL3  ·  NPBL

NBA Champions

Year Team Coach
2020 Los Angeles Lakers
2019 Toronto Raptors
2018 Golden State Warriors M. Jackson
2017 Golden State Warriors M. Jackson
2016 Cleveland Cavaliers B. Scott

#1 Draft Pick

Year Player Team
2018 Deandre Ayton C Suns
2017 Markelle Fultz PG/SG 76ers
2016 Ben Simmons PF/PG 76ers
2015 Karl-Anthony Towns C Timberwolves
2014 Andrew Wiggins SF/SG Cavaliers

League Executives

Tenure Name Title
2014-19 Adam Silver Commissioner
1984-13 David Stern Commissioner
1976-83 Larry O'Brien Commissioner
1964-75 J. Walter Kennedy Commissioner
1950-63 Maurice Podoloff Commissioner

Players' Union Leaders

Tenure Name Title
2013-19 Michele Roberts Union Director
1997-12 Billy Hunter Union Director
1995-96 Simon Gourdine Union Director
1988-94 Charles Grantham Union Director
1970-87 Larry Fleisher Union Director

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