Forbes Releases Most Expensive NBA Teams in 2017

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Forbes Releases Most Expensive NBA Teams in 2017

 

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Forbes has released the NBA’s richest franchises of 2017, and two teams at the bottom half of their respective conference standings once again have the most value.

According to USA Today Sports, the average NBA franchise is worth $1.36 billion — a 3.5-fold increase over the last five years — due in large part to the NBA’s massive TV deal and continued global outreach.

The List:

1. New York Knicks ($3.3 billion)
2. Los Angeles Lakers ($3.0 billion)
3. Golden State Warriors ($2.6 billion)
4. Chicago Bulls ($2.5 billion)
5. Boston Celtics ($2.2 billion)
6. Los Angeles Clippers ($2 billion)
7. Brooklyn Nets ($1.8 billion)
8. Houston Rockets ($1.65 billion)
9. Dallas Mavericks ($1.45 billion)
10. Miami Heat ($1.35 billion)
11. Cleveland Cavaliers ($1.2 billion)
12. San Antonio Spurs ($1.175 billion)
13. Toronto Raptors ($1.125 billion)
14. Phoenix Suns ($1.1 billion)
15. Sacramento Kings ($1.075 billion)
16. Portland Trail Blazers ($1.05 billion)
17. Oklahoma City Thunder ($1.025 billion)
18. Washington Wizards ($1 billion)
19. Orlando Magic ($920 million)
20. Utah Jazz ($910 million)
21. Detroit Pistons ($900 million)
22. Denver Nuggets ($890 million)
23. Atlanta Hawks ($885 million)
24. Indiana Pacers ($880 million)
25. Philadelphia 76ers ($800 million)
26. Memphis Grizzlies ($790 million)
27. Milwaukee Bucks ($785 million)
28. Charlotte Hornets ($780 million)
29. Minnesota Timberwolves ($770 million)
30. New Orleans Pelicans ($750 million)

 

 

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