Basketball Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team  

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

Does your city deserve a professional NBA team? Here is a list of cities that should have a professional basketball team, but for one reason or another, 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 had a franchise but lost it, 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? It's possible that some of the county's best basketball cities are toiling way without a professional team! 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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1
3,001 610
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Washington, USA

2
1,656 1,104
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Pennsylvania, USA

3
1,722 1,013
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA

4
1,638 998
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nevada, USA

5
1,487 906
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA

6
1,283 923
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
British Columbia, Canada

7
1,200 870
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Maryland, USA

8
1,363 962
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Kentucky, USA

9
1,118 789
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

10
923 920
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA

11
808 982
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

12
662 888
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Qu├ębec, Canada

13
743 772
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Tennessee, USA

14
646 992
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Hawaii, USA

15
459 917
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New York, USA

16
559 670
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
katiemartucci added Florida, USA

17
397 876
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New Mexico, USA

18
464 781
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA

19
381 757
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

20
411 610
Virginia Beach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
scootie added Virginia, USA

21
213 684
Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
OwenLarsen added California, USA

22
377 707
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nebraska, USA

23
281 784
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Connecticut, USA

24
234 663
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
JRizza added Wisconsin, USA

25
297 689
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Alabama, USA