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 223
    Down 56

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Seattle

    Washington, United States of America More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 138
    Down 82

    ranked high on reranks
    St. Louis

    Area code 314, Missouri, United States of America More
    91
  3. 3
    Up 277
    Down 131
    Kentucky, United States of America More
    87
  4. 4
    Up 125
    Down 69
    Pennsylvania, United States of America More
    87
  5. 5
    Up 183
    Down 61

    ranked low on reranks
    Kansas City

    Missouri, United States of America More
    87
  6. 6
    Up 113
    Down 66
    Maryland, United States of America More
    86
  7. 7
    Up 93
    Down 60
    Ohio, United States of America More
    84
  8. 8
    Up 79
    Down 72
    Area codes 702 and 725, Nevada, United States of America More
    78
  9. 9
    Up 96
    Down 63
    California, United States of America More
    78
  10. 10
    Up 56
    Down 71

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Buffalo

    New York, United States of America More
    62
  11. 11
    Up 57
    Down 67
    Tennessee, United States of America More
    61
  12. 12
    Up 98
    Down 63
    San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States of America More
    61
  13. 13
    Up 80
    Down 57
    British Columbia, Canada More
    60
  14. 14
    Up 59
    Down 51
    Area code 614, Ohio, United States of America More
    57
  15. 15
    Up 42
    Down 65
    Area code 505, New Mexico, United States of America More
    53
  16. 16
    Up 52
    Down 69
    Hawaii, United States of America More
    53
  17. 17
    Up 40
    Down 65
    Connecticut, United States of America More
    52
  18. 18
    Up 34
    Down 74
    Rhode Island, United States of America More
    51
  19. 19
    Up 50
    Down 69
    Québec, Canada More
    50
  20. 20
    Up 52
    Down 54
    Silicon Valley, California, United States of America More
    50
  21. 21
    Up 37
    Down 50
    Alabama, United States of America More
    47
  22. 22
    Up 26
    Down 46
    Area code 757, Virginia, United States of America More
    45
    added by: scootie
  23. 23
    Up 30
    Down 61
    New York, United States of America More
    41
  24. 24
    Up 34
    Down 50
    Nebraska, United States of America More
    39
  25. 25
    Up 35
    Down 27

    ranked low on reranks
    Tampa

    Florida, United States of America More
    38
    added by: katiemartucci
  26. 26
    Up 25
    Down 70
    Ohio, United States of America More
    37
  27. 27
    Up 15
    Down 76
    New York, United States of America More
    35
  28. 28
    Up 27
    Down 65
    New Jersey, United States of America More
    31
  29. 29
    Up 22
    Down 48
    Texas, United States of America More
    28
  30. 30
    Up 26
    Down 27
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    ranked low on reranks
    Jacksonville, Florida

    26
    added by: AdamShelton
    Can be a great basketball city.
  31. 31
    Up 16
    Down 68
    Wisconsin, United States of America More
    25
  32. 32
    Up 6
    Down 41

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Newark

    New Jersey, United States of America More
    24
  33. 33
    Up 3
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    new! Fresno

    Area code 559, California, United States of America More
    15
    added by: EdwardLeonKillian
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