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How many players are on an NBA team?

Each NBA team has fifteen players. Twelve players are considered part of the active roster and can dress out to play in a game. The other three are inactive or in reserve. Five players play per team at a time. There aren't any special positions by rule in the NBA. Positions are more through different roles played on the court as set up by the coach.

How many NBA teams are there?

There are currently 30 teams in the NBA. The league is divided up into two conferences, the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. The Eastern conference has three divisions called Atlantic, Central, and Southeast. The Western conference also has three divisions, which are the Northwest, Pacific, and Southwest. Each division has 5 teams.

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