The National Basketball League (NBL) is a men's professional basketball league in Australasia, currently composed of 10 teams: 9 in Australia and 1 in New Zealand. The league was founded in 1979 and is the pre-eminent professional men's basketball league in Australia and New Zealand. It is currently contested by ten teams; nine from Australia and one from New Zealand. The regular season runs from October to April, with the best-of-five playoff system culminating in the NBL Finals, which run from April to June. The NBL was originally founded in 1979 as the National Basketball League, and later renamed the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) in 1986. The league initially consisted of six teams from around Australia, before expanding to include teams from New Zealand in 1987. In 1988, the league reverted to its original name the National Basketball League. In 1989, the league expanded again to include another Australian team and a New Zealand team. In 1990, the league began to expand rapidly, adding two more Australian teams and three New Zealand teams. The league reached its current size of ten teams in 1996. The NBL is the pre-eminent professional men's basketball league in Australia and New Zealand. It is currently contested by ten teams; nine from Australia and one from New Zealand. Looking for a slamming good deal on NBL tickets? Look no further than Yadara! We're the home of cheap NBL tickets, so you can catch all the action without breaking the bank. And with our convenient online ticketing, it's easy to buy NBL tickets from the comfort of your own home. So don't wait – get the most affordable NBL tickets today! For more ticket information, visit our website at Yadara.com.