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The NBA is divided into the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference, each of which currently consists of three divisions of five teams. The NBA season consists of a long-term part (played by each with each) and a final playoff played by the elimination system.

The playoffs are played separately in each conference, the winners of the Eastern and Western conferences at the end compete in the NBA Finals. Each team will play a total of 82 matches and 16 teams will advance to the playoffs from the Western and Eastern Conference (8 teams from the Western Conference and 8 teams from the Eastern Conference).