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
2,966 605
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Washington, USA

2
1,641 1,093
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Pennsylvania, USA

3
1,706 1,001
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA

4
1,614 989
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nevada, USA

5
1,472 897
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA

6
1,264 912
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
British Columbia, Canada

7
1,192 857
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Maryland, USA

8
1,349 954
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Kentucky, USA

9
1,105 778
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

10
912 910
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA

11
798 967
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

12
656 876
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Qu├ębec, Canada

13
733 765
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Tennessee, USA

14
635 983
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Hawaii, USA

15
456 906
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New York, USA

16
552 660
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
katiemartucci added Florida, USA

17
392 865
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New Mexico, USA

18
461 771
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA

19
378 748
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

20
407 602
Virginia Beach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
scootie added Virginia, USA

21
211 675
Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
OwenLarsen added California, USA

22
372 700
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nebraska, USA

23
281 775
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Connecticut, USA

24
231 655
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
JRizza added Wisconsin, USA

25
295 681
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Alabama, USA