Top Ten Cities That Deserve an NBA Team

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The Top Ten

1 Seattle, Washington Seattle, Washington Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington.

Seahawks basketball we wished should've established in 1946. 30 years earlier than NFL. Seattle should be originally a basketball town instead of football, I mean basketball capital of the world.

Seattle is a BASKETBALL CITY. Give them back BASKETBALL.

For The NBA Team, It Should Be The Seattle Sharks.

12,000 tickets sold out IN THE FIRST HOUR for a preaseason game. Enough said.

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2 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

With the Steelers, Penguins, and the Pirates being good, this city could use an NBA team. - OhioStateBuckeyes

Pittsburgh can be called the Ironmen because of the steel industry's impact in the area. Maybe the Clippers or the Kings could move here.

The City of Pittsburgh really needs an NHL Hockey Team because they do an outstanding job of supporting their other 3 of the 4 main Major Pro-Sports Teams (Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Pittsburgh Penguins), and all 3 teams are average and above quality teams. The Steelers (in my opinion) is Pittsburgh’s BEST Pro-Sports Team, with the Penguins coming in at #2, and then the Pirates at #3. NBA is the only sport out of the 4 main major Pro-Sports (NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL) that Pittsburgh is missing. Like the other Pittsburgh Pro-Sports Teams, this would be a GREAT rival to the Philadelphia 76ers. Here are some possible team names for a Proposed Pittsburgh NBA Basketball Expansion Team:

1) Pittsburgh Roadrunners
2) Pittsburgh Zebras
3) Pittsburgh Constructionmen
4) Pittsburgh Bridgemen

3 Saint Louis, Missouri

They haven't had one for over 60 years. Plus, they have the Cardinals, Rams, and the Blues. - OhioStateBuckeyes

This city's already on this list. - creed99

4 Cincinnati, Ohio

I'm not saying this because I live here. I'm saying this because of two great college basketball teams make this city basketball hungry. - OhioStateBuckeyes

More names: Cincinnati Blue Jays, Cincinnati Mummies

Cincinnati Harambes

Possible Names: Cinncinnati Royals, Cinncinnati Crushers

5 Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.

That would be cool if they had another canada team in nba if raptors missed the playoffs - trains45

I need a Canadian nba team to support if the Toronto raptors get eliminated in the playoffs

6 Kansas City, Missouri

They had a NBA team, but they relocated to Sacramento and did worse than expected there. I have to admit, this city really deserves a NBA team, especially the proud sports fans that lives here. I hope it happens eventually.

Kansas city is a city that backs up their team in any way minor league or major.

Royals fans are so passionate that they would be a great fit for a team like the Timberwolves

The Royals are a great MLB team, so an NBA team would fit in great here. - OhioStateBuckeyes

7 Montreal, Quebec

They're the biggest city without an nba team

The Canadiens and the Alouettes sell out almost every game.

8 San Diego, California San Diego, California

They could really use one right now. - OhioStateBuckeyes

Give us a team! - charlieyourboss

9 Louisville, Kentucky

Call them the Mustangs.

With UL being good, I think they could get one. - OhioStateBuckeyes

10 Baltimore, Maryland

The Ravens have had some success, so a team here would do great. - OhioStateBuckeyes

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11 Nashville, Tennessee Nashville, Tennessee

Austin we got enough teams in Texas Tennessee needs another - 2storm

Some teams that would be a great fit for Nashville :
Timberwolves, Magic, and Kings

12 Columbus, Ohio

The Buckeyes get a great fan base, so an NBA team would get one as well. - OhioStateBuckeyes

Go buckeyes. Number one

13 Edmonton, Alberta

It be cool if edmonton had an nba team - trains45

14 Springfield, Massachusetts

Yes that is right put a basketball stadium in Springfield - 2storm

Not much to say, but basketball was invented in this city. - OhioStateBuckeyes

15 Tampa Bay, Florida

CRAP! I forgot to add this one! Oh well, it's on here now. - OhioStateBuckeyes

16 Winnipeg, Manitoba
17 Rochester, New York

Bring back the ROYALS

18 Paris, France

I don't live in France but it would be great there - 2storm

19 Virginia Beach, VA
20 Ottawa, Ontario
21 Calgary, Alberta Calgary, Alberta Calgary is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta. It is situated at the confluence of the Bow River and the Elbow River in the south of the province, in an area of foothills and prairie, about 80 km east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies.

It be cool if calgary had an nba team as well - trains45

22 Las Vegas, Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.

The Kings should move to Las Vegas because it now has a WNBA team but not an NBA team. It also has an NFL and an NHL team

No one wants to put a professional sports team in this city. - creed99

23 Omaha, Nebraska
24 London, England
25 Long Beach, California
26 Jacksonville, Florida
27 Buffalo, New York Buffalo, New York Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York.
28 Hartford, Connecticut
29 Anaheim, California

Clippers?

30 Raleigh, North Carolina
31 Austin, Texas
32 Birmingham, Alabama
33 Lexington, Kentucky
34 Canton, Ohio
35 Des Moines, Iowa
36 Pomona, California
37 San Fransisco, California

They have the Warriors

38 Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It is an unincorporated part of and the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu along the southeast coast of the island of Oʻahu.
39 Bakersfield, California
40 El Paso, Texas
41 Anchorage, Alaska
42 Corpus Christi, Texas
43 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

They have the thunder

44 San Jose, California
45 Atlantic City, New Jersey
46 Pasay City, Philippines
47 Richmond, Virginia
48 Sunrise, Florida
49 Bangor, Maine
50 Regina, Saskatchewan
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