NBA Announces NBA Europa Expansion League
KNOXVILLE, TN - The National Basketball Association has announced a new basketball league under the guidance of the NBA. The new league, named NBA Europa, will place eight franchises in cities across all of Europe. The NBA has created this league in order to expand the growing popularity of basketball as a global sport. This new league gives another platform to European and non-European players to compete at a high level in a strongly structured environment patterned after the greatest basketball league in the world, the National Basketball Association.