Southwest Division (NBA)

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The Southwest Division is one of the three divisions in the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA).wikipedia
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Western Conference (NBA)

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The Southwest Division is one of the three divisions in the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Dallas Mavericks

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The division is located in the South Central United States and consists of five teams, the Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Rockets, the Memphis Grizzlies, the New Orleans Pelicans and the San Antonio Spurs.
The Mavericks compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

Houston Rockets

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The division is located in the South Central United States and consists of five teams, the Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Rockets, the Memphis Grizzlies, the New Orleans Pelicans and the San Antonio Spurs.
They compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member team of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

Memphis Grizzlies

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The division is located in the South Central United States and consists of five teams, the Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Rockets, the Memphis Grizzlies, the New Orleans Pelicans and the San Antonio Spurs.
The Grizzlies compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

San Antonio Spurs

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The division is located in the South Central United States and consists of five teams, the Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Rockets, the Memphis Grizzlies, the New Orleans Pelicans and the San Antonio Spurs.
The Spurs compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

Midwest Division (NBA)

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The Mavericks, the Rockets, the Grizzlies and the Spurs joined from the now-defunct Midwest Division, while the Pelicans joined from the Central Division.
The Midwest Division was replaced with two new divisions, the Southwest Division and the Northwest Division.

New Orleans Pelicans

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The division is located in the South Central United States and consists of five teams, the Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Rockets, the Memphis Grizzlies, the New Orleans Pelicans and the San Antonio Spurs.
The Pelicans compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

Central Division (NBA)

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The Mavericks, the Rockets, the Grizzlies and the Spurs joined from the now-defunct Midwest Division, while the Pelicans joined from the Central Division.

2007–08 New Orleans Hornets season

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The Hornets finished the regular season with a record of 56–26, good enough for winning the Southwest Division.

2014–15 Houston Rockets season

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They also won their first ever Southwest Division title and first Division crown since 1994.

National Basketball Association

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The Southwest Division is one of the three divisions in the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

2015 NBA playoffs

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For the first time since 2005–06, all teams from a particular division made the playoffs (in this case, all five teams from the Southwest Division).

2004–05 New Orleans Hornets season

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The Hornets moved from the Eastern Conference's Central Division to the tougher Southwest Division of the Western Conference for the season.

NBA playoffs

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In the second year of this format, the 2005–06 NBA season, the two teams with the best records in the Western Conference, the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks of the Southwest Division, did just that.

2008–09 New Orleans Hornets season

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This meant that the Hornets only finished 4th in the Southwest Division and 7th in the Western Conference.

2014–15 NBA season

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In the 2010–11 season and the 2014–15 season, all teams in the division had winning percentages above 0.500 (50%).

2017–18 New Orleans Pelicans season

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They played their home games at the Smoothie King Center as members of the Western Conference's Southwest Division.

South Central United States

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The division is located in the South Central United States and consists of five teams, the Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Rockets, the Memphis Grizzlies, the New Orleans Pelicans and the San Antonio Spurs.

Texas

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Three of the teams, the Mavericks, Rockets, and Spurs, are based in Texas.

2004–05 NBA season

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Consisting of some of the most historically competitive teams in the NBA's Western Conference, the division was created at the start of the 2004–05 season, when the league expanded from 29 to 30 teams with the addition of the Charlotte Bobcats. The Spurs won the NBA championship in 2005, 2007 and 2014, while the Mavericks won in 2011.

Charlotte Hornets

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Consisting of some of the most historically competitive teams in the NBA's Western Conference, the division was created at the start of the 2004–05 season, when the league expanded from 29 to 30 teams with the addition of the Charlotte Bobcats.

List of NBA champions

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Four NBA champions came from the Southwest Division.

2006–07 NBA season

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The Spurs won the NBA championship in 2005, 2007 and 2014, while the Mavericks won in 2011.

2013–14 NBA season

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The Spurs won the NBA championship in 2005, 2007 and 2014, while the Mavericks won in 2011.