Top Ten Best NBA Franchises

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1Los Angeles LakersThe Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California, that competes in the National Basketball Association.

This franchise just keeps on having superstar and in almost every era this franchise always seem to be a great challenge against other teams. Well, we talking about the greatest and this franchise has the most number of great players in the NBA.

I don't count any titles before the 70's because the finals would have below.500 teams so lakers have 11 titles and the celtics have 6

60 playoff appearances 34 division titles 31 conference championships 16 NBA championships name another team that has a better resume

They always have great players and they always try to rebuild

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2Boston Celtics

Most championships. Lakers "fans" don't count the championships before the 70's because the Celtics beat the Lakers year after year. 6 Celtics championships against the Lakers during the 60's.

Celtics have more championships without the warm weather to attract free agents that's how you know you have a bunch of morons running the Lakers.

By far the greatest franchise ever. Would have 18 championships if in 2010 Perkins didn't get hurt and the refs didn't rig it

A franchise is valued on how many championships they win. Celtics have 17. The most of any team in the NBA. Period.

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3Chicago BullsThe Chicago Bulls are an American professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls compete in the National Basketball Association as a member team of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division.

Even though my team is the Knicks I gotta say the bulls in the 90's were the best basketball team ever... Jordan, Pippen, Rodman were no joke... commin from a Knicks fan - RED_EYEZ

If Michael jorden did not play for the bulls the bulls would not be on the list

Go bulls and in the 90s they were unstopable (i think I wasn't born then)

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4San Antonio Spurs

Tim Duncan is a boss. Back to back MVP awards with 3 finals MVP awards along with with all NBA team and all defensive team honors makes him the most consistent player in the NBA. Not to mention names like David Robinson and George Gervin.

Most dominant team recently by far. The lakers and Celtics suck right now.

One of the few team in the NBA who showed the real meaning of a TEAM and not I.

They have the highest winning percentage in league history... no further explanation is needed

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5Philadelphia 76ers

Dr. J, Wilt Chamberloan, Moses Malone, Charles Barkely, Allen Iverson. Two Sixers teams are consider top 10 NBA teams all time. This franchise has been down for a while and is prime for a comeback.

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6Detroit Pistons

To the knicks fan below the pistons have more titles all time than you! The bad boys won back to back and equaled your championship total themselves

Pistons got the history the money and some crazy fans

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7Miami HeatThe Miami Heat is an American professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida. The Heat compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division.

Not as much history as the other top franchises, but it is the most successful expansion franchise. Pat Riley put his championship pedigree to work, and has brought 3 NBA titles, 5 Eastern Conference titles, and numerous Division titles to South Beach.

They have only been in the NBA for 26 years and have been a good team almost every year.

Best owner Best GM one of the best run franchises in sports the owner runs a cruise ship company and knows how to provide the best in service

It is currently the best team

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8New York Knicks

Easily top 10 their better than the bad boy pistons have more years in the nba than any other team Utah jazz yeah right they have no titles the knicks have been to the finals 5 times come on they should be higher

Why is their team this high overrated only 2 titles

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9Utah Jazz

The Jazz should be number 7 John Stockton and Karl Malone and Jeff hornesek I mean it is harder to get better then them three

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10Cleveland CavaliersThe Cleveland Cavaliers, also known as the Cavs, are an American professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.

They are a good franchise but shined at the wrong time but they can do it know I think with LeBron back Kyrie staying and Love coming - 2storm

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11Phoenix Suns

They were really good in the 90s and even better in the 2000s going to the conference finals almost every year.

Even though the Suns haven't won an NBA finals yet but they are one of the winningest franchises of all time

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12Houston Rockets

Real Guns all round and plays there young players GO HOUSTON!

Hakeem is the greatest beside magic, Michal and bill

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13Golden State Warriors

Now they are boss! Curry is my favorite player. I think they will win it all for a second straight year! - steelers1979

This is the first time they have even been good their franchise is not that good

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15Milwaukee BucksThe Milwaukee Bucks are an American professional basketball franchise based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Bucks compete in the National Basketball Association as a member team of the Eastern Conference Central Division.

Only good because of Abdul-jabbar and the Big 'O'! They shouldn't be on this list.

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17Denver Nuggets
18Washington Wizards
19Oklahoma City Thunder

They are not lucky they are unlucky as they have lost Kevin Durant and only have Russel Westbrook.

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20Seattle SupersonicsV2 Comments
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