Top 10 NBA Teams

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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, California, that competes in the National Basketball Association.

The Lakers. Say it and you know it. You kinda get to a point where your like "okay there's really no match for them." I'm 12 and my childhood hero is Kobe Bryant and I was so sad when he retired. He still had the best retirement game EVER though. Anyway, these guys have so many championships, so many years of winning it all in a row. The best players, shaq, Kobe, magic, Kareem. The whole team is my hero. I love them. Right now they are in a stage of rebuilding their team though since they lost Kobe and so maybe they aren't doing as well. But still, like Kobe says, "If you can't root for us when we lose, don't root for us when we win" and I think that has a lot of meaning to it. People are just bandwagon fans of the Warriors and stuff but the lakers have always been it, and I get so mad when people just switch teams like that because the lakers deserve to keep their fans and they shouldn't be taken away just because they are rebuilding their team. Go lakers, and I'll always stay loyal ...more

Definitely the greatest basketball team of all time. I know the Celtics have one more title (17) than the Lakers (16) but that was because Bill Russell led them to 11 titles in 13 years when there were around 8 teams I the league. Apart from that period the Lakers were better than the Celtics in every other decade and when there were many more teams in the leagues. And the Lakers made ten more Finals appearances than the Celtics too.

The Lakers are the greatest franchise in all of sports. They have 16 world championships and 60 playoff appearances. Do I even have to list all the legends they have? Magic, Kobe, Baylor, Shaq, Kareem, Wilt, Jerry West, Worthy, and Byron Scott. Plus they have D'angelo Russell and Brandon Ingram, two future NBA legends. And Jack Nicholson as a fan. No question, the Lakers are the best franchise in nba history. And I say that with my Lakers hat on.

Definitely on of the greatest teams of all time but the last few years it seems like that the lakers have hit rock bottom but now that Kobe Bryant's retired hopefully guys like d'angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson can bring success back to the once great franchise that seems to have fallen out of radar the last few years

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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.

The Celtics have the most titles
They have beat LA in the finals more than LA has beat them
They had Bill Russel, Bob Cousey, Larry Bird and other Hall of Famers
They have been playing the same team and defense first style for years
Today the score might be tied 1-1 between Kobe and the Big 4
But everybody wants to be the one to beat the Lakers and they were destroyed by Dallas
The Celtics also lost but they put fight and rondo inspired the whole NBA after Wade took him down
The only laker who would do that today would be Kobe
Every Celtic would have done that.
Celtic are the best team ever end of story from the great Bill Rusel to the soon to be have multiple assist tittles Rajon Rondo

Celtics have won the most championships! They also won 9 straight NBA titles and has the Big 3 and Rondo! Lakers also lost to the Mavericks 4-0 on 2010-2011's NBA playoffs

Everybody should know that the top 5 NBA teams are actually 1. Boston Celtics 2. LA Lakers 3. San Antonio Spurs 4. Philadelphia 76ers and 5. Utah Jazz. These are all teams that have been consistent winners for a majority of their existence, and that's how these teams should be judged

17 titles...

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3 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 team of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division.

Welcome back D-Rose! Carlos, Noah, Nate, Rip, Jimmy, Coach, and those other confident men that think they can back up MJ's Bulls for the second greatest Bulls era. Maybe, next year out of no where they go 73-9 and become the best Bulls era. We don't know and we can't wait to see everybody's future.

Bulls of course.
72-10 (1995-96) BEST RECORD EVER. - i-love-rock-n-roll

Chicago Bulls rock. If they had MJ they would be unstoppable. - LightningRider

They are awesome

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4 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.

For me, they are most likely the team that will do it. I know. Again. But, that is what I see from my eyes. James, will be the same will get better, and does get better every day. So, will Wade, who had an up and down year has a fresh new start ahead. Chris Bosh, I don't know about his decisions on taking 3's but Allen will make most of his. Birdman will have another great year.

I bet 1/2 the people that voted for them don't know what they are talking about. Okay they have been doing good for like what 3 years? That doesn't mean anything. Teams that are actually are good, like the Lakers, Celtics or Bulls- have a good past.

Miami Heat is the greatest Nba team in the league. They beat the Thunder in the Championship. They have Lebron, Wade, and Bosh one of the greatest players.

Bo

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5 San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs

The definition of professionalism and consistency. Pop and company have shown the ability to adapt to changes in the game and be at the forefront of innovation. They retool and add players that fit their philosophy. They used small ball to dominate the Heat in the finals rematch. They attack weaknesses in opposing teams. With this level of competence from top to bottom, they have been perennial championship contenders, and they have not shown signs of slipping. - guizzy

How could the Spurs be at #6, They have the best playoff record in the last 12 years than any other pro team in all pro sports. In a 9 year period they won 4 championships. Not to mention they haven't missed the playoffs in 14 seasons! - westofohio

Old? That means that they are a veteran team. Those blew games, surprised everybody but that was last year. Come on, guys stop talking about that. That is old too. Remember, before this crazy thing they swept Memphis and my Lakers. Parker, Manu, Timmy, Green, Kawhi, Diaw, Splitter, and coach have a short bright future. But, happy to say at least one more extra year.

Better than the heat... by a lot

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

A team who had trouble finding their rhythm, but got better player, (including LeBron and kyrie), and then got to the finals and won - Jermaineb12

They are just too good and won all the recant seasons as well as that they play as a good team go Cleveland!

LeBron is the reason this team is good. But a one man team will never beat the Warriors or the Spurs.

Great team

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7 Golden State Warriors Golden State Warriors

Welcome back to California. Curry, Thompson, Coach, Lee, Bogut, Barnes and a bright future is'what they have. They should make playoffs this year.

Come on, they are winning almost every game (except the Lakers one. They're pretty good) recently. They've got Curry, Durant, Thompson, Green. They're the team to win. - TristGamer

They went 24-0. Best starting record ever! They will go past 72 wins.

73-9 why are they in No. 7?

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8 Oklahoma City Thunder

Westbrook is finally recovering. Durant, Perk, Serge, and a great young coach. You know, it is hard to lose a great coach like Maurice Cheeks but they have that bright future in front of them. They are young and talented, when they get older and learn more from the game they will probably capture that ring.

How many rings? Brian Scalabrine has more rings than the entire organization. Your organization is trash like half your player.

This team relies on Durant and Westbrook. Without them this team is nothing.

Thunder may have lost KD but they still good

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9 New York Knicks New York Knicks

New York Knicks is on way to rebuilding and expect to be Championship contender in the next season. I believe in their spirit to be better and do what are necessary to get on top.

What? The Knicks are one of the most disappointing NBA teams. - DoroExploro13

Hell yeah man go Knicks

what no

10 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.

Why the heck are the Clippers way up here? They lost in the first round to the GRIZZLIES! Thunder made it to the second round WITHOUT! Westbrook.

Paul, Griffin, Jordan, Dudley, Crawford, Mr. Big Shot, Doc, Barnes, Odom, Collison, Redick. 10 players and 1 fine, great coach named Doc. Donald Sterling did a pretty good job doing his job. A championship team is what people think. But, I think they are a finals team cause I think Miami can do it.

One of the worst teams, definitely shouldn't be in the top 10. They lost to the grizzlies, like what? There is a lot of better teams below.

A joke of a team. Will never win a title

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The Contenders

11 Houston Rockets Houston Rockets

With a big history with a man that can dominate hakeem olujuwon with blocking skills and huge dunk that could of broke the backboard and the draft they are going select Dwight howard

Houston and Chicago should switch Hakeem never lost even once against the Bulls

They're doing pretty good this season... I will always stay loyal.

With James harden, Dwight Howard, and josh smith

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12 Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia 76ers

The 76ers have had some good years, but they've had more bad ones then good ones their 3-31 start this year should say a lot about that. They also have the record of the worst season in NBA history as well as the 2nd and 3rd worst starts to a season in NBA history. They should not be in the top ten

Even though they were miserable this year, they still have a now of good history

Not so good right now, but I'm not saying they are terrible

They've had some good history. Lately they have no skill, and even the past 10 years have all been unluck. - Zakattack2

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13 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.

They are one of the better teams, but they are no where near the best. I don't see them doing any better than they are doing now.

Go Lowry hard to win the playoffs but I think the raptors will win the playoffs!

Raptors are a good team because there team work is A+

Raptors are the beast

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14 Utah Jazz Utah Jazz

Great defensive team

They're awesome

THE JAZZ ARE MOVING UP IN THE STANDINGS. THEY HAVE SOME VERY GOOD PLAYERS. WITH EVERYONE HEALTHY THE CAN COMPETE WITH THE BEST!

Late 90s magic. And John Stockton of course.

15 Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons

Chauncey, Rip, Sheed, Prince, Ben

What more can you say

Detroit basketball

Drummond, Jackson, Morris, Caldwell, Johnson. They play great as a team and I hope they win next year

Bruh they are trying to make a trade for Klay tomson with him Drummond,Harris, Morris, and Jackson they would be legendary

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16 Dallas Mavericks Dallas Mavericks

How could they be at number 7?! They may have just 1 ring in the league but still they have a roster that has many veterans like Nowitzki, Kidd, Terry, and Stojakovic! And Miami stunk on game 2 on the 2011 finals after Dirk's 3 and the finishing lay-up! They should higher than the Heat! Bosh, James, Wade You call yourselves the big three?!

Really? 7? They should be in the top 5, they have great shooters, great players, great coach, they beaten the Miami Heat.

They beat the Heat real bad back in 2011!

Only 16, should be top 8 since they destroyed the Heat in 2011. Really awesome comeback.

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17 Orlando Magic Orlando Magic

They aren't that amazing anymore. They were really good when they had SHAQ, and even before then they had a strong roster. They aren't the worst team right now though.

they're good and should have beat the stinken lakers as should of the nuggets

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18 Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns

4th most winning team without an NBA championship! Should've had at least 2 if it weren't for Tim Donaughy refereeing

19 Indiana Pacers

They have a great shot blocker so that even if they have failing offense Roy Hibbert can still take over. Including a lock down defender in George and West. Then a young coaching talent in Frank Vogel. Bright future.

WOW GUYS... THEY ARE 1-1 WITH MIAMI HEAT IN 2013 EasterN PLAYOFF FINALS... PAUL GEORGE... THE BEST SHOOTING GUARD... GOING TO BE MVP IN A FEW YEARS (HE IS STILL YOUNG AND LEARNING)... VOTE FOR PACERS BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!

Myles turner is one of the best rookie centers ever and jeff Teague is amazing

20 Washington Wizards

I like them but they stunk

They suck they're the worst team ever

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