Top Ten Best NBA Franchises

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The Top Ten

1 Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles Lakers The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles. The Lakers compete in the National Basketball Association, as a member of the league's Western Conference Pacific Division. ...read more.

6 Top 10 players have played for the Lakers.
Shaq
Kobe
Kareem
Wilt
Magic
Lebron
Enough said...

Best franchise in NBA history enough said

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.

Most championships and best overall players, is there really an argument?
L.A had: Kareem, Magic, Kobe, Shaq and now Lebron

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2 Boston Celtics Boston Celtics The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. They are specifically known for honing infamous players such as Larry Bird, Bill Russell, Paul Pierce, and more. They are also known for having the most championships in NBA History, with 17 total.

They are the best

17> than anyone else

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.

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.

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3 San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. The Spurs compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

The Spurs have proven to be the most consistently good basketball team of all time. There is really no debating it. They are always a threat, especially when others rule them out.

How is chicago above Spurs? They only won 6 rings because of michael Jordan and Scottie pippen themselves. The Spurs may have only won 5 rings but that team literally missed 4 playoff series in the ENTIRE FRANCHISE which started 1966 when they were in ABA and the last they missed the playoff is when David Robinson got injured and the Spurs ended up going on tank mode so that they could get Tim Duncan and since then they never missed the playoff and won 5 rings and had a 50+ win streak for 19 seasons straight. The Bulls are no even close to being as good as the Spurs.

The spurs are the most underrated and most consistent team in the nba of all time. We were at the playoffs for over 2 decades and won over 50 games each season 20 times. We had the best coach of all time and broke the streak of the Kobe/Shaq championship streak

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.

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

Chicago and Michael Jordan – enough said!

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

Spurs are much more domenent

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5 Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia 76ers The Philadelphia 76ers are an American professional basketball team based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

This logo to me isn't the Sixers logo we all know and love.

The Allen Iverson era is the main reason the 76ers are what they are today.

Easily one of the most historic franchises in all of sports history

They can not play anymore

Have done terrible

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6 Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons The Detroit Pistons are an American professional basketball team based in Detroit, Michigan. The Pistons compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division.

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

Team basketball... the way it should be.

Should've won '88 finals.Bad Boyz took it in '89 and '90. Was the only team considered to have been able to stop MJ. Dominated Eastern conference in the 2000s and won it all in '04 too. Overall has held one of the greatest defensive teams of all time...say no more

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7 Miami Heat Miami Heat The 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

I hate the heat... they are not good... just get support from the nba. It is no shocked that they got swept this nba finals. and let's be honest, they are never going to be even compared to the old lakers

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8 Golden State Warriors Golden State Warriors The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. The Warriors compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league's Western Conference Pacific Division. ...read more.

Lets go warriors - sonictiger

Warriors should be ranked at least top 5 by now.

About to have 7 championships, they should be ranked 3 at this point

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

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9 New York Knicks New York Knicks The New York Knickerbockers, commonly referred to as the Knicks, are an American professional basketball team based in the borough of Manhattan, in New York City.

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

2 rings compared to cavs 0 ring

10 Houston Rockets Houston Rockets The Houston Rockets are an American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. The Rockets compete in the National Basketball Association, as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

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

Hakeem is the greatest beside magic, Michal and bill

Reminds me of when I took a HUGEE SHIET, it wasn't very pretty ;(

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11 Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns

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

Steve nash is great

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

12 Utah Jazz Utah Jazz The Utah Jazz are an American professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Jazz compete in the National Basketball Association as a member club of the league's Western Conference Northwest Division.

John Stockton and Karl Malone best dou of all time.

They were amazing in the 1990's and the early 2000's and are now back to greatness

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

They are awesome

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13 Cleveland Cavaliers Cleveland Cavaliers The 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

Just won the championship

Lebron. Period

14 Memphis Grizzlies Memphis Grizzlies The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee. The Grizzlies compete in the National Basketball Association as a member team of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

Terrible team

Fantastic team! very underrated

15 Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee Bucks The 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.

16 Indiana Pacers

goat

Paul gourge is amazing

17 Portland Trail Blazers Portland Trail Blazers The Portland Trail Blazers, commonly known as the Blazers, are an American professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon.
18 Toronto Raptors Toronto Raptors The Toronto Raptors are a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. The Raptors compete in the National Basketball Association, as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division.

Really... The Best Team In History That Sells Like Physically The Best Things Ever, You Put Down Here... I Think People Here Are Taking Drugs...

The offense is so much better then their deffence

19 Washington Wizards Washington Wizards The Washington Wizards are an American professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C. The Wizards compete in the National Basketball Association, as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division.

Better then people think

They cannot even make shots wall isn't very good at all

20 Dallas Mavericks Dallas Mavericks The Dallas Mavericks are an American professional basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. The Mavericks compete in the National Basketball Association as a member club of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

Luka Magic

Dirk is boss

21 Seattle Supersonics Seattle Supersonics The Seattle SuperSonics, commonly known as the Sonics, were an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington.

Sonics are on 76er level

My favorite team (OKC Thunder) used to play in Seattle - EpicJake

Some of y'all don't know it

Say what?!?

22 Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Hawks compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division.
23 Denver Nuggets Denver Nuggets The Denver Nuggets are an American professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets compete in the National Basketball Association as a member club of the league's Western Conference Northwest Division.
24 Los Angeles Clippers Los Angeles Clippers The Los Angeles Clippers, often abbreviated as the LA Clippers, are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.

Actually they have never been to the Conference title - 2storm

You are dumb they have never won a championship

No chamionships no chance of winning one and you still put them 24. #Idiot

Most championships in the league, won 40 in the 1400s

25 Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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

They are the best

My favorite team. - EpicJake

26 New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans Pelicans The New Orleans Pelicans are an American professional basketball team based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Pelicans compete in the National Basketball Association as a member club of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division.

Am I drunk or do they really have this team in their

Easily one of the best. Anthony Davis had made this one of the best. I'm being serious.

27 Minnesota Timberwolves Minnesota Timberwolves The Minnesota Timberwolves are an American professional basketball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The best team ever

28 New Jersey Nets
29 Orlando Magic Orlando Magic The Orlando Magic are an American professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. The Magic compete in the National Basketball Association as a member club of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division.

Terrible on the court, but the best organization off the court taking care of employees and the community. Class act org despite C grade players.

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