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Suns vs. 76ers takeaways: Chris Paul leads Phoenix to win; Joel Embiid barely misses...

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Jazz vs. Grizzlies: Mike Conley saves Utah in Game 4 with clutch sequence late...

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LeBron James rookie card sells for record $5.2M, tying mark for most expensive sports...

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NBA Franchise Valuations Up 14 Percent From 2019 To $2.12 Billion Average

Forbes has released the NBA franchise valuations for 2020 with a league-wide increase of 14 percent from 2019 to an average of $2.12 billion. NFL valuations have increased 11 percent and Major League Baseball has increased eight percent.

The NBA generated a combined $8.8 billion in revenue last season, which was up 10 percent over the previous season. Gate receipts are projected to increase eight percent overall in 19-20 as the Golden State Warriors opened a new arena while renovations were completed in Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia and Washington.

The New York Knicks are the NBA's most valuable team for the fifth straight season and have increased by 15 percent to $4.6 billion, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers at $4.4 billion and the Golden State Warriors at $4.3 billion.

1. New York Knicks: $4.6 billion (+15%)
2. Los Angeles Lakers: $4.4 billion (+19%)
3. Golden State Warriors: $4.3 billion (+23%)
4. Chicago Bulls: $3.2 billion (+10%)
5. Boston Celtics: $3.1 billion (+11%)
6. Los Angeles Clippers: $2.6 billion (+18%)
7. Brooklyn Nets: $2.5 billion (+6%)
8. Houston Rockets: $2.475 billion (+8%)
9. Dallas Mavericks: $2.4 billion (+7%)
10. Toronto Raptors: $2.1 billion (+25%)
11. Philadelphia 76ers: $2.0 billion (+21%)
12. Miami Heat: $1.95 billion (+11%)
13. Portland Trail Blazers: $1.85 billion (+16%)
14. San Antonio Spurs: $1.8 billion (+11%)
15. Sacramento Kings: $1.75 billion (+13%)
16. Washington Wizards: $1.775 billion (+13%)
17. Phoenix Suns: $1.625 billion (+8%)
18. Denver Nuggets: $1.6 billion (+16%)
19. Milwaukee Bucks: $1.58 billion (+17%)
20. Oklahoma City Thunder: $1.575 billion (+7%)
21. Utah Jazz: $1.55 billion (+9%)
22. Indiana Pacers: $1.525 billion (+9%)
23. Atlanta Hawks: $1.52 billion (+17%)
24. Cleveland Cavaliers: $1.51 (+18%)
25. Charlotte Hornets: $1.5 billion (+20%)
26. Detroit Pistons: $1.45 billion (+14%)
27. Orlando Magic: $1.43 billion (+8%)
28. Minnesota Timberwolves: $1.375 billion (+9%)
29. New Orleans Pelicans: $1.35 billion (+11%)
30. Memphis Grizzlies: $1.3 billion (+8%)

2021 Basketball Hall of Fame: Chris Bosh’s heartfelt speech, Paul Pierce’s gripes highlight ceremony

Chris Bosh and Paul Pierce led a memorable night honoring some of the most important figures in basketball history Read More...

2021 NBA contract extensions: James Harden, Bradley Beal, Michael Porter Jr. among players who...

Will the Nets extend their whole Big 3? Have the Wizards done enough to get a commitment from their franchise player? Read More...

Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers Game 2: Live stream info, watch NBA playoffs online, TV...

Denver looks to respond to a strong performance from Portland in Game 1 Read More...

Russell Westbrook met with LeBron James, Anthony Davis weeks ago to discuss playing for...

The Wizards agreed to trade Westbrook to the Lakers on draft night Read More...

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