Popular NBA teams and their cities of residence

Nowadays, the NBA is the third-wealthiest professional sports league in North America behind the NFL and MLB. Last year NBA players had the world’s highest average annual salary per athlete.
There are actually 30 prominent teams: 29 in the U.S. and one in Canada. The Canadian team is the Toronto Raptors. They are divided into two conferences of three divisions with five teams each.
The Eastern Conference consists of three divisions – Atlantic, Central, and Southeast. The Western one is made of the Northwest, Pacific, and Southwest parts.
Among all NBA crews the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics have won the most championships, like 17 per each.
Let’s split them up, as recommends, as follows in the ‘cities’ table below:

State City Division Name
Arizona Phoenix Pacific Suns
California San Francisco Pacific Golden State Warriors
Colorado Denver Northwest Nuggets
Florida Miami Southeast Heat
Georgia Atlanta Southeast Hawks
Illinois Chicago Central Bulls
Indiana Indianapolis Central Pacers
Louisiana New Orleans Southwest Pelicans
Massachusetts Boston Atlantic Celtics
Michigan Detroit Central Pistons
Minnesota Minneapolis Northwest Timberwolves
New York New York City Atlantic Nets
North California Charlotte Southeast Hornets
Ohio Cleveland Central Cavaliers
Oklahoma Oklahoma City Northwest Thunder
Oregon Portland Northwest Trail Blazers
Pennsylvania Philadelphia Atlantic 76ers
Tennessee Memphis Southwest Grizzlies
Texas Dallas Southwest Mavericks
Utah Salt Lake City Northwest Jazz
Wisconsin Milwaukee Central Bucks


Source: World Population Review

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