List Of NBA Teams — All 30 Teams

By Max Kesler


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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the world’s premier men’s basketball league. It is composed of 30 teams — 29 in the United States and 1 in Canada. Here is the full NBA teams list.

Full List of NBA Teams — sorted by alphabetical order

  1. Atlanta Hawks
  2. Boston Celtics
  3. Brooklyn Nets
  4. Charlotte Hornets
  5. Chicago Bulls
  6. Cleveland Cavaliers
  7. Dallas Mavericks
  8. Denver Nuggets
  9. Detroit Pistons
  10. Golden State Warriors
  11. Houston Rockets
  12. Indiana Pacers
  13. Los Angeles Clippers
  14. Los Angeles Lakers
  15. Memphis Grizzlies
  16. Miami Heat
  17. Milwaukee Bucks
  18. Minnesota Timberwolves
  19. New Orleans Pelicans
  20. New York Knicks
  21. Oklahoma City Thunder
  22. Orlando Magic
  23. Philadelphia 76ers
  24. Phoenix Suns
  25. Portland Trail Blazers
  26. Sacramento Kings
  27. San Antonio Spurs
  28. Toronto Raptors
  29. Utah Jazz
  30. Washington Wizards

List of NBA Teams — Western Conference

Dallas MavericksSouthwestDallas, Texas
Denver NuggetsNorthwestDenver, Colorado
Golden State WarriorsPacificSan Francisco, California
Houston RocketsSouthwestHouston, Texas
Los Angeles ClippersPacificLos Angeles, California
Los Angeles LakersPacificLos Angeles, California
Memphis GrizzliesSouthwestMemphis, Tennessee
Minnesota TimberwolvesNorthwestMinneapolis, Minnesota
New Orleans PelicansSouthwestNew Orleans, Louisiana
Oklahoma City ThunderNorthwestOklahoma City, Oklahoma
Phoenix SunsPacificPhoenix, Arizona
Portland Trail BlazersNorthwestPortland, Oregon
Sacramento KingsPacificSacramento, California
San Antonio SpursSouthwestSan Antonio, Texas
Utah JazzNorthwestSalt Lake City, Utah

List of NBA Teams — Eastern Conference

Atlanta HawksSoutheastAtlanta, Georgia
Boston CelticsAtlanticBoston, Massachusetts
Brooklyn NetsAtlanticBrooklyn, New York
Charlotte HornetsSoutheastCharlotte, North Carolina
Chicago BullsCentralChicago, Illinois
Cleveland CavaliersCentralCleveland, Ohio
Detroit PistonsCentralDetroit, Michigan
Indiana PacersCentralIndianapolis, Indiana
Miami HeatSoutheastMiami, Florida
Milwaukee BucksCentralMilwaukee, Wisconsin
New York KnicksAtlanticManhattan, New York
Orlando MagicSoutheastOrlando, Florida
Philadelphia 76ersAtlanticPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Toronto RaptorsAtlanticToronto, Ontario
Washington WizardsSoutheastWashington, D.C.


Which Teams Have Won The Most Championships?

The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics are tied for winning the most championships in NBA history. Almost two thirds of the teams in the NBA have won a championship at least once, but there are 11 teams which have never won a NBA championship.

Which State Has The Most NBA Teams?

With a total of 4 teams, California has more teams than any other state. The state is able to attract so many teams because it is a big enough of a market to draw in large crowds to games.

How Many US States Do Not Have A Basketball Team?


Which Team Is Not Based In The US?

The Toronto Raptors is the only team in the NBA that is from outside the US. It is from Toronto, Canada.

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Written by Max Kesler

Max Kesler, a Philly native, is the chief editor at HoopsBeast. He has covered the game at NBA and NCAA levels. He hopes to see his beloved 76ers win a championship soon.

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