Curiosidades sobre a NBA

As Finais da NBA (National Basketball Association) colocam frente a frente os campeões da Liga Oeste e Liga Este. Disputada numa série de 7 partidas, com o seguinte formato: 2-2-1-1-1. Ou seja, as duas primeiras partidas são disputadas em casa da equipa com melhor registo e as duas seguinte fora. A série é encerrada quando uma das equipas vence 4 partidas. O vencedor, leva para casa o cobiçado Troféu Larry O´Brien. O jogador mais importante das Finais, não sendo necessáriamente o jogador com melhor registo, é escolhido por votação como MVP (Most Valuable Player) das Finais.


  • A Franquia que mais vezes apareceu nas finais foi a equipa da Califórnia, os Los Angeles Lakers, com 31 aparições. Dessas, a franquia venceu por 16 vezes.
  • As Franquias que mais vezes se defrontaram na final da NBA foram os Boston Celtics e os Los Angeles/Minneapolis Lakers num total de 12 séries. Vantagem para a equipa de Boston com 9 triunfos.
  • Os Boston Celtics é a franquia que mais finais disputaram de forma consecutiva, foi entre 1957 e 1966, sendo campeões por 9 vezes.
  • O prêmio de MVP das finais começou a ser entregue em 1969, sendo o primeiro vencedor Jerry West, dos Los Angeles Lakers. Curiosamente, a equipa de West acabou sendo derrotada e foi a única vez que o MVP das finais não foi vencedor da NBA.
  • Em 1980, Earvin “Magic” Johnson foi escxolhido MVP das finais em sua primeira temporada na NBA, Foi a primeira e até agora a única vez que um caloiro foi eleito MVP das finais.
  • Na década de 80, os Celtics ou Lakers estiveram presentes em cada uma das finais disputadas.
  • Até á data, apenas Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers e Chicago Bulls conseguiram vencer 3 títulos de forma consecutiva.
  • Michael Jordan é o jogador que mais vezes venceu o prêmio de MVP das finais, O eterno 23 dos Chicago Bulls venceu o prêmio por 6 vezes.
  • Shaquille O´Neal e Michael Jordan são os únicos jogadores a vencer o prêmio de MVP das Finais por 3 vezes consecutivas.
  • LeBron James e Kareem Abdul-Jabbar são os únicos jogadores a vencerem o prêmio de MVP das finais por 2 franquias diferentes. James foi eleito pelos Miami Heat e Cleveland Cavaliers e Kareem pelos Milwaukee Bucks e Lakers.
  • Na temporada 2015-16, a franquia de Cleveland, sagrou-se campeã após desvantagem de 1 x 3 pela primeira vez na história da NBA. Após estar em desvantagem contra os então campeões Golden State Warriors,os Cleveland Cavaliers venceram 3 partidas consecutivas sagrando-se campões por 4 x 3.



A franquia que mais vezes se sagrou campeã da NBA foi os Boston Celtics, A equipa de Massachusetts levantou o Troféu Larry O’Brien até á data por 17 vezes!

Top 5 vencedores até ao momento:

  1. Boston Celtics – 17 títulos
  2. Los Angeles Lakers – 16 títulos
  3. Chicago Bulls – 6 títulos
  4. San Antonio Spurs – 5 títulos
  5. Golden State Warriors – 4 títulos




Bill Russell, é de longe o jogador mais titulado da história da NBA. O lendário base dos Boston Celtics, foi campeão por 11 (!) vezes. Russell foi o principal jogador dos Celtics que institui uma dinastia na liga nos final dos anos 50 e inicio dos anos 60.


O 5 jogadores mais vezes campeão:

  1. Bill Russell (Boston Celtics) – 11 títulos
  2. Sam Jones (Boston Celtics) – 10 títulos
  3. John Havlicek / Tom Heinsohn / K.C. Jones / Tom Sanders (Boston Celtics) – 8 títulos
  4. John Loscutoff / Frank Ramsey (Boston Celtics); Robert Horry (Houston Rockets/San Antonio Spurs/Los Angeles Lakers) – 7 títulos
  5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Milwaukee Bucks/Los Angeles Lakers); Bob Cousy (Boston Celtics); Michael Jordan/Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls) – 6 títulos




Phil Jackson, é o treinador até á data com mais títulos da NBA, são ao total 11 (!). Desses titulos, 6 pelos Chicago Bulls de Michael Jordan e 5 pelos LA Lakers de Kobe Bryant.


Os 5 técnicos com mais títulos até á data na NBA:

  1. Phill Jackson (Chicago Bulls/LA Lakers) – 11 títulos
  2. Red Auerbach (Boston Celtics) – 9 títulos
  3. John Kundla (Minneapolis Lakers) – 5 títulos
  4. Pat Riley (Los Angeles Lakers/Miami Heat) – 5 títulos
  5. Gregg Popovich (San Antonio Spurs) – 5 títulos





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