12 Total Franchises
8 Defunct Franchises
4 Franchises currently in the National Basketball Association
13 Franchise Movements
21 Franchise Name Changes
^-Team is named Gunslingers, but changed to Spurs before 73
*-Memphis moved to Baltimore and was named the Hustlers before
the league forced a change to the Claws. The Franchise folded after
only 3 pre-season games in 75.
~-Team folded 11 games into 75 season.
1976-San Antonio Spurs,Denver
Nuggets,Indiana Pacers, and New
ABA Championships by Franchise