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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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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Washington, USA
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Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Pennsylvania, USA
3
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nevada, USA
4
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA
5
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA
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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Maryland, USA
7
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA
8
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Kentucky, USA
9
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA
10
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA
11
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Hawaii, USA
12
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
katiemartucci added Florida, USA
13
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Tennessee, USA
14
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New York, USA
15
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New Mexico, USA
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Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
OwenLarsen added California, USA
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San Jose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA
18
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA
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Omaha is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nebraska, USA
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Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
JRizza added Wisconsin, USA
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Virginia Beach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
scootie added Virginia, USA
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Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
GreenSushi added North Carolina, USA
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Austin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Texas, USA
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Hartford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Connecticut, USA
25
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Alabama, USA