Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team Cities / Towns
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Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team

List Criteria: U.S. cities who do not have an NBA team, but should

List of cities that should have a professional basketball team is a list cities that should have an NBA team and don't. These cities are either big enough to have a team or have many sports fans who live there who want a team. From metropolises like Seattle that lost their team to strongholds of other sports franchises like St. Louis and Pittsburgh, there are plenty of cities in America that don't have NBA teams that should.

What cities don't have NBA teams? What cities should get NBA expansion teams? If you have an opinion, you can add to this list of cities that should have NBA teams and share it with your friends. Who knows, maybe one of these cities without NBA teams will get one because of you.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
    Up 209
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Seattle

    Washington, United States of America More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 128
    Down 74

    ranked high on reranks
    St. Louis

    Area code 314, Missouri, United States of America More
    91
  3. 3
    Up 267
    Down 121
    Kentucky, United States of America More
    88
  4. 4
    Up 172
    Down 54
    Missouri, United States of America More
    87
  5. 5
    Up 114
    Down 62
    Pennsylvania, United States of America More
    87
  6. 6
    Up 102
    Down 63
    Maryland, United States of America More
    86
  7. 7
    Up 84
    Down 56
    Ohio, United States of America More
    83
  8. 8
    Up 87
    Down 61
    California, United States of America More
    77
  9. 9
    Up 69
    Down 71
    Area codes 702 and 725, Nevada, United States of America More
    77
  10. 10
    Up 55
    Down 59
    Tennessee, United States of America More
    62
  11. 11
    Up 51
    Down 66
    New York, United States of America More
    62
  12. 12
    Up 75
    Down 54
    British Columbia, Canada More
    60
  13. 13
    Up 87
    Down 63
    San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States of America More
    59
  14. 14
    Up 54
    Down 48
    Area code 614, Ohio, United States of America More
    57
  15. 15
    Up 39
    Down 60
    Area code 505, New Mexico, United States of America More
    53
  16. 16
    Up 39
    Down 59
    Connecticut, United States of America More
    52
  17. 17
    Up 47
    Down 66
    Hawaii, United States of America More
    52
  18. 18
    Up 31
    Down 69
    Rhode Island, United States of America More
    51
  19. 19
    Up 46
    Down 65
    Québec, Canada More
    50
  20. 20
    Up 45
    Down 52
    Silicon Valley, California, United States of America More
    49
  21. 21
    Up 33
    Down 46
    Alabama, United States of America More
    47
  22. 22
    Up 23
    Down 41
    Area code 757, Virginia, United States of America More
    45
    added by: scootie
  23. 23
    Up 30
    Down 54
    New York, United States of America More
    42
  24. 24
    Up 33
    Down 44
    Nebraska, United States of America More
    40
  25. 25
    Up 25
    Down 62
    Ohio, United States of America More
    38
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    Up 28
    Down 25

    ranked low on reranks
    Tampa

    Florida, United States of America More
    37
    added by: katiemartucci
  27. 27
    Up 14
    Down 70

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Rochester

    New York, United States of America More
    35
  28. 28
    Up 26
    Down 59
    New Jersey, United States of America More
    31
  29. 29
    Up 19
    Down 42
    Texas, United States of America More
    28
  30. 30
    Up 15
    Down 62

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Sheboygan

    Wisconsin, United States of America More
    26
  31. 31
    Up 6
    Down 34

    new! Newark

    New Jersey, United States of America More
    26
  32. 32
    Up 21
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    ranked low on reranks
    Jacksonville, Florida

    25
    added by: AdamShelton
    Can be a great basketball city.
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