Help support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Consider giving $10, $20, or more so this site can continue to provide in-depth analysis of NYT puzzles. Thank you!

Donate any amount and get full access to XWord Info for a year.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

190 Results for NBA

118 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

Saturday, August 29, 201514AGroup of shooting stars, for short?Evan Birnholz
Tuesday, August 11, 201529AOrg. for "King James"Jay Kaskel and Daniel Kantor
Sunday, July 26, 201523DWhat L.A. is represented in twiceEllen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
Friday, June 5, 201511DHouston and Dallas are in it: Abbr.James Mulhern
Wednesday, April 15, 201521AKings are part of it, in briefJoel Fagliano
Friday, April 3, 201547A___ Jam (old arcade game)Patrick Berry
Sunday, February 8, 201535DWhat buckets are made in, for shortJeremy Newton
Sunday, December 7, 201486DOrg. with the Larry O'Brien TrophyJeff Chen
Tuesday, October 28, 201448AOrg. whose only members with nonplural names appear at the ends of 17-, 25-, 41- and 56-AcrossAndrea Carla Michaels
Monday, July 28, 201458DOrg. for LeBron JamesTom McCoy
Sunday, June 15, 201440ACourt grp. (4)Tony Orbach
Tuesday, April 8, 201441AOrg. for the Suns or the HeatIan Livengood
Sunday, March 23, 201485APelican's home, for shortIan Livengood
Tuesday, December 17, 201354AOrg. found in the answer to each asterisked cluePaula Gamache
Tuesday, September 3, 201333AOrg. for Wizards and MagicDan Schoenholz
Wednesday, July 10, 201351AOrg. for Bucks and BullsEd Sessa
Friday, March 29, 201340ASee 35-AcrossJosh Knapp
Saturday, March 2, 201354DSee 53-Down: Abbr.Barry C. Silk
Sunday, January 20, 201374DWarriors' grp. (6)Yaakov Bendavid
Sunday, December 23, 2012113DHeat org.Joe DiPietro
Tuesday, October 16, 201235ASee 26-DownBill Thompson
Wednesday, August 1, 201219AHoops org. (4)Doug Peterson
Thursday, July 12, 20121DLarry O'Brien Championship Trophy org. (2)Pawel Fludzinski
Monday, July 2, 201248ALeBron James's org.Bernice Gordon
Sunday, July 1, 201286DBird's org.Dan Schoenholz
Thursday, May 3, 201234DShooters' grp.?Neville Fogarty
Friday, October 21, 201119AOrg. with a draftPatrick Berry
Sunday, September 18, 201184AOrg. for some guardsJosh Knapp
Monday, June 13, 201141AOrg. with the Wizards and WarriorsAlex Vratsanos
Monday, May 30, 201123AHoops grp. (3)Michael Barnhart
Saturday, February 19, 20115DDrafting org.Tim Croce
Monday, December 13, 201018AHornets' and Nuggets' org.Patrick Blindauer
Tuesday, October 26, 201033AWizards' and Celtics' org.Chris Handman
Thursday, September 30, 201059DJazz group, for shortVictor Fleming
Tuesday, July 20, 201019AHoops org. (4)Ed Sessa
Sunday, May 9, 201062DCourt grp. (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, February 13, 201019DDraft org. (4)Ashish Vengsarkar
Saturday, September 12, 200941AOrg. with many centersBarry C. Silk
Wednesday, July 29, 200941AGrizzlies' org.Tim Wescott
Sunday, February 22, 200943AOrg. with the Red Auerbach TrophyBarry C. Silk & Doug Peterson
Saturday, February 7, 200951DOrg. with guardsPete Muller
Tuesday, November 11, 200864DOrg. for Raptors and HawksNancy Salomon and Larry Shearer
Sunday, September 21, 200890DLarry O'Brien Championship Trophy org. (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Friday, September 19, 200851DOrg. with the annual Eddie Gottlieb TrophyAlex Boisvert
Wednesday, April 23, 200843AHawks' and Raptors' grp.Stephen Edward Anderson
Wednesday, March 5, 200849AHoops org. (4)Steven Ginzburg
Wednesday, February 20, 200853ACourt org.Chuck Hamilton
Sunday, February 17, 200877AHoop grp. (3)Henry Hook
Tuesday, February 12, 200864DHome for Bulls, but not Bears: Abbr.Deb Amlen
Thursday, August 9, 20078DRockets' and Suns' org.Tyler Hinman
Tuesday, July 24, 200757DHoops org. (4)Bruce Adams
Monday, May 14, 200726DOrg. with a 24-second shot clockPaula Gamache
Wednesday, April 25, 200740DCagers' grp.John Farmer
Sunday, February 25, 2007101ACourt grp. (4)David J. Kahn
Tuesday, January 23, 200719AOrg. for Bulls and BucksTimothy Powell
Monday, January 8, 200748AHoopsters' org.Harriet Clifton
Wednesday, December 20, 200657DEddie Gottlieb Trophy org.Nancy Salomon
Sunday, December 3, 200691ADraft org. (4)Patrick Merrell
Friday, October 27, 200644DIts members may be seen traveling: Abbr.David Bunker
Thursday, July 6, 200639DRockets can be found in this: Abbr.Pete Muller
Sunday, June 18, 200681AThe Maurice Podoloff Trophy is awarded to its M.V.P.Ben and Mark Tausig
Tuesday, April 25, 200660AJordan was once part of it: Abbr.Kevan Choset
Wednesday, April 5, 200640AOrg. with June finalsPatrick Merrell
Tuesday, March 7, 200649AAll-Star game org.Richard Jacobs
Thursday, January 19, 200657DOrg. with a Sixth Man AwardJoe DiPietro
Tuesday, August 30, 200552ATimberwolves' org.Leonard Williams
Tuesday, August 23, 200534AMagic org. (3)Holden Baker and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, February 3, 200560DWarriors' grp. (6)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Friday, January 7, 200551DWarriors' grp. (6)Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Tuesday, November 23, 200411DHoops grp. (3)Kurt Mengel
Monday, September 27, 200435DHoops grp. (3)Gregory Paul
Thursday, August 5, 200463DOrg. whose members use the press?Seth Abel
Thursday, July 22, 200447A___ draftGreg Staples
Tuesday, April 27, 200461DMagic and Wizards org.Janet R. Bender
Sunday, March 14, 200465AAll-___ TeamCraig Kasper
Wednesday, January 21, 200452AJazz grp. (5)Barry Silk
Saturday, December 6, 20039DGrp. concerned with travelingCraig Kasper
Thursday, November 20, 200358DCourt letters?Manny Nosowsky
Monday, October 27, 200360DWizards' and Warriors' org.Richard Miller
Sunday, June 29, 2003126DMagic grp.Rich Norris
Wednesday, January 15, 200367ASubj. of this puzzle's themeBrendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, December 30, 200262DOrg. for the Nets and NuggetsGregory E. Paul
Wednesday, May 22, 200253AHoop grp. (3)Sherry O. Blackard
Monday, February 11, 200231A76ers' org.Peter Gordon
Thursday, January 10, 200224AWarriors' grp. (6)Alex Vaughn
Sunday, November 11, 2001103DWarriors' grp. (6)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, March 18, 200162AGarden grp., perhapsRichard Silvestri
Thursday, November 16, 200028AL.A. Clippers are in itNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Wednesday, April 5, 200040ALakers' org.Frances Hansen
Monday, March 27, 200058AWizards and Magic org.Dave and Diane Epperson
Thursday, October 14, 199939AKings' org.Joe DiPietro
Friday, September 24, 199938DCourt grp. (4)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Friday, September 17, 199945DRockets grp.Patrick D. Berry
Sunday, August 1, 1999113DJazz grp. (5)Randolph Ross
Sunday, July 18, 1999123ADraft org.? (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Saturday, June 19, 199958DThe Phila. Warriors were its first champsMark Diehl
Friday, March 12, 199954ABird grp.A. J. Santora
Sunday, November 15, 1998105DMagic org. (3)Robert H. Wolfe
Wednesday, November 4, 199864AJordan has a part in it: Abbr.Rich Norris
Sunday, July 5, 199812DTV's "The ___ Today"Joe DiPietro
Monday, November 24, 199755DHawks' and Bucks' org.Alex K. Justin
Sunday, September 28, 199779DSome TNT sports coverageRobert H. Wolfe
Wednesday, August 27, 199754AWarriors' org.Jonathan Schmalzbach
Thursday, July 3, 199724DSpring playoffs org.Brendan Emmett Quigley
Saturday, June 28, 199729DWarriors' grp. (6)Bob Klahn
Tuesday, May 6, 199722DOrg. for Bulls and BulletsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, August 11, 1996108DDraft org. (4)M. Schneider
Sunday, July 21, 199671AJazz grp. (5)D. Niles
Friday, March 22, 199628AOrg. in which Jordan is a memberF. A. Longo
Saturday, September 30, 199529AIt has Bulls but no BearsBryant White
Saturday, June 3, 199551AJazz grp. (5)Bob Klahn
Friday, February 17, 199553AMagic org. (3)Arthur S. Verdesca
Thursday, January 26, 199537DScottie Pippen's org.A.J. Santora
Friday, January 20, 199545AJazz grp. (5)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, November 25, 199457DWhere Shaw attacks: Abbr.Daniel R. Stark
Thursday, November 17, 199455AJazz org.Rich Norris
Friday, June 17, 199452AHoop grp. (3)Bryant White
Sunday, June 12, 199431AHoop group, for shortFrances Hansen

1 result for NBA from Variety puzzles.

February 6, 2000diagramless36DMavericks' org.Fred Piscop

71 results for NBA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, October 17, 199352AEwing's org.Jeanette K. BrillTaub
Thursday, June 3, 199352DKnicks' org.Rand H. BurnsMaleska
Sunday, August 23, 1992114DHoopsters' org.Arthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Wednesday, March 25, 199265DCeltics' org.Stanley GlassMaleska
Friday, December 27, 199155DOrg. for EwingRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Thursday, March 28, 199157DPistons' org.Christopher PageMaleska
Monday, August 27, 199039DOrg. in which a Bird fliesEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, March 14, 199029ACagers' org.Lois SidwayMaleska
Tuesday, June 20, 198940DOrg. for a KnickSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, March 26, 198956ALeague in which Dr. J playedLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, July 17, 198895ACagers' gp.Norman S. WizerMaleska
Friday, May 27, 198852DSpurs' org.Robert O. DillmanMaleska
Saturday, April 30, 198834DBulls and Bullets org.Vaughn KeithMaleska
Friday, March 11, 198845AHoopsters' org.Charles J. MantotiMaleska
Sunday, January 17, 1988134ACagers' org.Warren W. ReichMaleska
Sunday, October 4, 198748ABird's org.Caroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Monday, September 7, 198757DLakers' org.Dorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sunday, August 16, 198754AAbdul-Jabbar's gp.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, March 22, 198744AHoopsters' org.Ernst TheimerMaleska
Saturday, January 10, 198734DCourt org.Nancy JolineMaleska
Tuesday, December 23, 198659DIn which Dr. J operatesChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Sunday, September 7, 198694AOrg. for Bird and BirdsongBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wednesday, August 6, 198622DCourt org.Martha J. DeWittMaleska
Sunday, June 1, 198616AKnicks' org.Charles M. DeberMaleska
Thursday, November 14, 198540ADr. J's leagueWilliam CanineMaleska
Monday, April 15, 198560DBasketball org.Norman S. WizerMaleska
Wednesday, November 28, 198437ABird's org.Judson G. TrentMaleska
Sunday, November 11, 198478AHoop group: Abbr.Mark DiehlMaleska
Thursday, October 25, 19847DKnicks, Nets et al.William LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, July 19, 198465DLakers' org.Charlotte ShoreMaleska
Monday, July 9, 198443DPro hoopsters' org.John H. HalesMaleska
Sunday, March 25, 198418AHoopsters' orgJim PageMaleska
Thursday, December 1, 198340AOrg. in which a Bird fliesEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, November 27, 198326DBullets, Rockets et al.Jack R. Harnes, M.D.Maleska
Friday, June 25, 198236ADr. J's org.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Tuesday, October 27, 198158DOrg. in which the Celtics reignChristy RidleyMaleska
Sunday, July 19, 1981109AAssn. for "Dr. J"Jim PageMaleska
Wednesday, April 8, 198165DOrg. for Nets between netsA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, March 15, 1981116DOrg. in which a Byrd fliesLynn Gilbert LempelMaleska
Friday, January 16, 198129AOrg. in which Larry Bird playsDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Friday, April 11, 198052ADribblers' org.Maurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Monday, August 6, 197966ANets, Suns, etc.I. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sunday, August 5, 197956ATrail Blazers' leagueTap OsbornMaleska
Thursday, April 5, 197959DHoop group: Abbr.Elaine D. SchorrMaleska
Tuesday, February 7, 197855DKnicks' org.Robert W. SturgesMaleska
Sunday, October 23, 1977128ASports org.Frank NosoffMaleska
Sunday, October 10, 19765DKnicks' leagueWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, March 21, 1976112DKnicks' org.Arnold MossWeng
Thursday, January 29, 197643AKnicks' org.DeWitt AndersonWeng
Saturday, January 10, 197658DKnicks' league: Abbr.H. Hastings ReddallWeng
Wednesday, December 31, 197555DPro sports leagueSamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Sunday, June 29, 1975122AKnicks' leagueA. J. SantoraWeng
Saturday, March 1, 197529ABasketball assn.Manny MillerWeng
Friday, November 8, 197457DKnicks' org.James BarrickWeng
Friday, December 28, 197349AKnicks' league: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Thursday, March 8, 197356DKnicks' org.UnknownWeng
Monday, October 25, 197137ABasketball org.UnknownWeng
Sunday, July 4, 1971126DBasketball org.Sylvia BaumgartenWeng
Sunday, March 21, 1971118DKnicks' leagueJay SpryWeng
Sunday, March 15, 197017DKnicks' league: Abbr.Frank NosoffWeng
Saturday, March 22, 196941ABasketball league: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Saturday, February 8, 196926DN. Y. Knicks' league.UnknownWeng
Sunday, August 4, 1968142DSports groupThreba JohnsonFarrar
Sunday, May 1, 196658APro sports group.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Thursday, July 8, 196558DPro basketball group.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sunday, May 16, 196557ABasketball group.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, November 29, 1964124APro basketball group.Jules Arensberg and Herbert EttensonFarrar
Saturday, February 2, 196325AAthletic group: Abbr.Lois HillisFarrar
Sunday, June 12, 196065DPro basketball group.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Wednesday, June 3, 195954DTall athletes' association: Abbr.Christine ValenceFarrar
Thursday, April 17, 195859DAward won by novelist Cheever: Abbr.S. A. KayFarrar