The overall value of most NBA franchises continue to increase

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Giannis Askounis

10/Feb/21 17:32

The last NBA franchise valuations by Forbes estimate an average increase of 4% from 2020

By Johnny Askounis/

Despite the challenging months coming off from the 2020 list, the value of most NBA franchises continued increasing the past 12 months, as presented by Forbes.

The New York Knicks retained the top spot valued at $5 billion and also packed a league-high 9% rise compared to last February’s list. The average increase between all teams is about 4%, according to the report.

No teams suffered a decrease. However, six teams, the Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Detroit Pistons, New Orleans Pelicans, and Memphis Grizzlies, maintained the same value.

2021 franchise valuations by Forbes:

1. New York Knicks $5B
2. Golden State Warriors $4.7B
3. Los Angeles Lakers $4.6B
4. Chicago Bulls $3.3B
5. Boston Celtics $3.2B
6. Los Angeles Clippers $2.75B
7. Brooklyn Nets $2.65B
8. Houston Rockets $2.5B
9. Dallas Mavericks $2.45B
10. Toronto Raptors $2.15B
11. Philadelphia 76ers $2.075B
12. Miami Heat $2B
13. Portland Trail Blazers $1.9B
14. San Antonio Spurs $1.85B
15. Sacramento Kings $.1825B
16. Washington Wizards $1.8B
17. Phoenix Suns $1.7B
18. Utah Jazz $1.66B
19. Denver Nuggets $1.65B
20. Milwaukee Bucks $1.625B
21. Oklahoma City Thunder $1.575B
22. Cleveland Cavaliers $1.56B
23. Indiana Pacers $1.55B
24. Atlanta Hawks $1.52B
25. Charlotte Hornets $1.5B
26. Orlando Magic $1.46B
27. Detroit Pistons $1.45B
28. Minnesota Timberwolves $1.4B
29. New Orleans Pelicans $1.35B
30. Memphis Grizzlies $1.3B

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