The Best NBA Arenas Buildings/Attractions
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The Best NBA Arenas

List Criteria: Any arena in the U.S. that is home to an NBA team

The best NBA arenas are home to the best National Basketball Teams and beloved by fans alike. These arenas seat roughly 20,000 of the best NBA fans who pack the buildings to cheer on their favorite NBA teams each season. While each fan might like their home team's arena the best, there are a few that are adored by fans around the globe for the history or the new and updated amenities or anything in between.

Like the best NFL stadiums, the best NBA arenas range from those which have been around for decades and stand the test of time to those newer arenas with all the bells and whistles. Interestingly enough, one of the oldest arenas in the league is also one of the best. Madison Square Garden, home to the New York Knicks in New York City, has been around since 1968 and remains a favorite with its rich history and modern advances.

On the newer side of things, fans cannot help but be impressed by the Barclays Center right down the street and home to the Brooklyn Nets. Opened in 2012, the Barclays Center was praised both for bringing pro sports back to Brooklyn and for its stylish modern design.

So whether you're a fan of the downtown arenas, like TD Bank Garden in Boston, or those on the outskirts with ample room for parking, like The Palace of Auburn Hills outside of Detroit, each NBA fan surely has a few arenas that they love best. Vote for your favorites below!
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    the people's #1 & most listed Manhattan , United States of America

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    California , Figueroa Street , Los Angeles

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    Dallas

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    Oklahoma City

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    Boston

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Miami

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    St. Louis County , 63101

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    new! Memphis

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    Rose Garden Portland

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Denver

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    Minneapolis

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    Auburn Hills

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    ranked low on reranks Indianapolis

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    Oakland

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    Phoenix

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    Houston, TX

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    Downtown Cleveland , Cleveland , Gateway Sports and Entertainment Complex ...

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    New Orleans

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    Sleep Train Arena Sacramento

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    often listed Milwaukee

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    ranked low on reranks Brooklyn

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