Top Valuable NBA Teams

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The average NBA team was worth $379 million two years ago, 2.6% as much as the current average because several of the league’s 30 teams have not fully recovered from the recession. Many teams drained profitability during the 2009-10 season because of lower ticket receipts. However, some remain the most valuable ones while the new pass to the old to claim the top ranks.

 

Founded in 1980, the Dallas Mavericks are members of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association. It was valued at about $438 mil.


Team value: $438 mil

Team value: $438 mil


Chicago Bulls is famous for having of the greatest dynasties in NBA and sports history during the 1990s. The Bulls are the only team in NBA history to win 70 games in a single season.


Team value: $511 mil

Team value: $511 mil


The Los Angeles Lakers, based in Los Angeles, California, are the second most valuable NBA franchise, having an estimated value of $643 million. The team defeated the Boston Celtics in the 2010 NBA Finals 4–3, placing them the reigning NBA champions.


Team value: $643 mil

Team value: $643 mil


The San Antonio Spurs have won four NBA championships and captured 17 division titles. In 2009, they were one of the most active franchises for the highest winning percentages in NBA history.


Team value: $404 mil

Team value: $404 mil


The New York Knickerbockers, known as the Knicks, snaps the position as the NBA’s most valuable team. $655-million value increases 12% against the previous year. It is the first time that the team has sold out their full-season ticket inventory since the 2001-02 season.


Team value: $655 mil

Team value: $655 mil


The Miami Heat won the 2006 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks 4–2 and captured seven division titles. It sold out their season ticket inventory for the 2010-11 campaign.


Team value: $425 mil

Team value: $425 mil


Boston Celtics are the fourth most valuable NBA team, having an estimated value of $452 mil. Four Celtics namely Bob Cousy, Dave Cowens, Bill Russell, and Larry Bird have won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for an NBA record total of 10 MVP awards.


Team value: $452 mil

Team value: $452 mil


The Phoenix Suns have made four decades of success. As of the end of the 2009-2010 season, they won 56% of NBA\'s games.


Team value: $411 mil

Team value: $411 mil

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/02/08