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
2,962 602
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Washington, USA

2
1,638 1,091
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Pennsylvania, USA

3
1,705 999
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA

4
1,611 987
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nevada, USA

5
1,470 896
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Missouri, USA

6
1,262 911
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
British Columbia, Canada

7
1,190 856
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Maryland, USA

8
1,348 952
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Kentucky, USA

9
1,103 776
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

10
910 908
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA

11
797 964
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

12
655 873
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Qu├ębec, Canada

13
733 763
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Tennessee, USA

14
635 979
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Hawaii, USA

15
455 903
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New York, USA

16
552 658
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
katiemartucci added Florida, USA

17
392 863
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
New Mexico, USA

18
459 769
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Ohio, USA

19
378 746
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
California, USA

20
407 599
Virginia Beach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
scootie added Virginia, USA

21
210 674
Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
OwenLarsen added California, USA

22
372 698
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Nebraska, USA

23
281 772
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Connecticut, USA

24
230 653
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
JRizza added Wisconsin, USA

25
294 680
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities That Should Have a Basketball Team
Alabama, USA