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.

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    Missouri, USA

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    Connecticut, USA

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    New York, USA

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    Florida, USA

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    Jacksonville, Florida Can be a great basketball city.

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    Wisconsin, USA

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    North Carolina, USA With basketball being extremely popular around Raleigh and a metro area of over 1 million, an NBA team would thrive here.

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    Texas, USA

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    Michigan, USA

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