Top 10 NBA Teams


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. more.

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.

Lakers baby

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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

Most NBA Titles, 8 straight and complete team with players such as Bill Russell, Bird, Mchale, Jones, Garnett, Pierce, etc. Boston have stepped up in the NBA Finals even though the Lakers were in the Finals way more times. That shows how dominant Boston were in BOTH conferences. No doubt the Lakers have great history and all, but it falls just short, with Boston having a better future as well with some number 1 draft picks. The Future is Bright!

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

Brah we have 17 championships... Nough said

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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 of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division. more.

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 are the greatest NBA basket-ball team ever!

Go Bulls! I love this team because I am from Chicago

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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.

GO HEAT! I grew up with these guys and they will always be my favorites

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5 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. more.

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.

Why is warriors 5 they should be first

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6 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 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! #5 in 2014! - 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.

Spurs is the best team of all time

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

Definitely should be higher they have Lebron, Kyrie, Love & a underrated bench. They could use another star to beat the Warriors but should be number 2.

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!

Best team ever

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

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.

Westbrook and PG13 will lead our boys to a championship. We got some awesome big men such as Noel, Adams and Patterson. My man Andre Roberson is healthy again with Dennis Scroder being the 6th Man of the year...

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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.

Hell yeah man go Knicks

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

They are beast

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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.

I actually met them at the Santa Monica Pier in 2015. I honestly did not expect that, and it was a once-in-a-lifetime moment that I will never forget. I even got a free t-shirt from them! (I am from Philly)

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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

Yao Ming, Dwight Howard, Hakeem Olajuwon, James Harden, Chris Paul... multiple others.

They should be 4th.

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12 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.

Whoever made this list is an idiot, bulls and knicks in front of raptors? Are you kidding me? - -AtomicPimp-

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

Bro raps are op they have leonard and are number 1 in east

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13 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

We Have Jimmy Butler now.

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14 Utah Jazz Utah Jazz

Great defensive team

The best team ever! - hollyeb13

They're awesome

Take Note

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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 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.


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

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

They don't do horrible, but they shouldn't be in the top 10. I think they deserve current spot.

At least they're ahead of the New Jersey Nets!

This team should be #1 in 2018

The Timberwolves struggle sometimes but they have Karl Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins and both of them are really good

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18 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.

I like them but they stunk

They are a lot better now!

They suck they're the worst team ever

They're one of the most underrated.

19 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.

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!

16 they beat the Miami heat in 2011!

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20 Portland Trailblazers Portland Trailblazers The Portland Trail Blazers, commonly known as the Blazers, are an American professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon.

We get forgotten about we have the best rookies this year

One of my favorite teams

Damian Lillard baby!

Looks like people forgot about Cylde Drexler, Bill Walton, Terry Porter, and now Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum. come on, they should be top 10. - Zakattack2

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21 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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22 Memphis Grizzlies Memphis Grizzlies

Just having Conley, Z-Bo, Marc, Bayless, Quincy and all the others have a great future, the sweep last year was only Spurs luck and Grizzlies frustration.

Gasol and Conley are a great team

Zach plays the best having good players are perfect

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23 Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns

It should be on top 3

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

24 Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn Nets

In my description earlier, I made fun of Boston cause KG, Terry, and Pierce were gone. They were going to Brooklyn. With already Deron, Joe, Brook, a new coach in Kidd but Billy King is that man who can make a move at any time. He could even waive Deron if he wants to which he won't. They have KG, Pierce, and veterans that can help in Jason's up and downs.

One of the best all time starting lineup in the nba PG Jason Kidd SG Richard Jefferson SF Julius 'Dr.J' Erving PF Kenyon Martin C Brook Lopez a very underrated team!

Very underestimated. Even though they aren't very good, they somehow destroy very strong teams, such as the Warriors.

Mine would be Jason Kidd PG Vince Carter SG Julius Erving SF Derrick Coleman PF Brook Lopez C

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25 Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks

As a Knicks fan I see them winning it all with Dwight Howard

There getting better

They go in space - ifgy

WHAT! Atl made to the playoffs other than all these sucky teams! How are the CAVs and the Hornets better than Atl! They didn't even make the playoffs

26 Seattle Supersonics Seattle Supersonics

Idiot, westbrook was drafted when they were the thunder. Idiot.

Okc and Seattle are the same team, they just moved to okay and changed their name

Seattle supersonics and lucia frani!

The Supersonics were the ORIGNAL okc
Durant, Westbrook, PIppen and a lot of other legends were orignally drafted for the Supersonics,Now they'll just fade into history

27 Denver Nuggets Denver Nuggets

Used to be good, but still root for them! 11! 1!

I love the Nuggets so much!

Must be in top 15


28 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.

They beat 2 undefeated teams and Oscar Robertson is a great nba player!

They gave the 24-0 Warriors there first loss of 2015

Should be first doing really well now

Great young talent and are in the playoff picture and have had greats like:Kareem and Oscar Robertson and Sydney Moncrief who are hall of famers and have much other gray players who have been hall of famers

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29 Charlotte Hornets Charlotte Hornets

An amazing team that should be way higher

Great team no matter what

They will go 76-6 in 2024

Great team

30 New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans Pelicans

Anthony Davis is there only sign of hope

Lets go Pelicans! - PokemonRPGbro

Demarcus cousins and ragion rondo remember

31 New Jersey Nets

Brooklyn Nets

I liked them better when they were a NJ team - FrankP

I hate them

32 Charlotte Bobcats

Lol they don't exist anymore because of a 7-59 record

The bobcats don't exist anymore lol

This team don't exist anymore lol

Lol times 1000

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33 Sacramento Kings

This team has Seth Curry! (Stephen's brother) Who has taken his skill close to Stephen Curry. I think the Kings need to be in the top 10, lol.

THey will break the Warriors record

They have Rajon Rondo in his prime!

34 Warrior Thots

Bro best team of all time

I love their name - sportsbaseball

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