NBA 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
3,102 622
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Washington, USA
2
1,709 1,139
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Pennsylvania, USA
3
1,765 1,046
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA
4
1,684 1,021
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nevada, USA
5
1,324 939
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
British Columbia, Canada
6
1,524 927
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA
7
1,225 889
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Maryland, USA
8
1,388 979
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Kentucky, USA
9
1,151 805
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA
10
941 942
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA
11
819 1,014
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA
12
689 906
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Qu├ębec, Canada
13
663 1,014
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Hawaii, USA
14
754 795
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Tennessee, USA
15
469 939
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New York, USA
16
571 692
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
katiemartucci added Florida, USA
17
408 897
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New Mexico, USA
18
471 799
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA
19
386 779
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA
20
427 622
Virginia Beach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
scootie added Virginia, USA
21
387 723
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nebraska, USA
22
218 700
Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
OwenLarsen added California, USA
23
288 795
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Connecticut, USA
24
237 682
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
JRizza added Wisconsin, USA
25
301 706
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Alabama, USA