New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and the Most Valuable Teams in the NBA (2014)

Things are looking good over in the NBA. All 30 teams went up in value over the past year, though there’s been some up and down shuffling in the ranks.

The top four most valuable teams in the league, though, held fort. They are, in order, the New York Knicks, L.A. Lakers, Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics. The Bulls have joined the three-team Billionaire’s Club.

Below are all NBA teams’ 2014 values based on Forbes Magazine’s annual survey.

2014 RANK (CHANGE) 2013 RANK TEAM 2014 VALUE 2013 VALUE DIFF.      (ALL +)
1. (SAME) 1. New York Knicks $1.4B $1.1B $300M
2. (SAME) 2. Los Angeles Lakers $1.35B $1.0B $350M
3. (SAME) 3. Chicago Bulls $1.0B $800M $200M
4. (SAME) 4. Boston Celtics $875M $730M $145M
5. (UP 4) 9. Brooklyn Nets $780M $530M $250M
6. (UP 1) 7. Houston Rockets $775M $568M $207M
7. (DOWN 1) 6. Miami Heat $770M $625M $145M
8. (DOWN 3) 5. Dallas Mavericks $765M $685M $80M
9. (DOWN 1) 8. Golden State Warriors $750M $555M $195M
10. (SAME) 10. San Antonio Spurs $660M $527M $133M
11. (UP 1) 12. Oklahoma City Thunder $590M $475M $115M
12. (UP 3) 15. Portland Trail Blazers $587M $457M $130M
13. (UP 5) 18. Los Angeles Clippers $575M $430M $145M
14. (DOWN 1) 13. Phoenix Suns $565M $474M $91M
15. (DOWN 1) 14. Orlando Magic $560M $470M $90M
16. (DOWN 5) 11. Sacramento Kings $550M $525M $25M
17. (SAME) 17. Utah Jazz $525M $432M $93M
18. (DOWN 3) 21. Toronto Raptors $520M $405M $115M
19. (DOWN 3) 16. Cleveland Cavaliers $515M $434M $81M
20. (DOWN 1) 19. Denver Nuggets $495M $427M $68M
21. (UP 2) 23. Washington Wizards $485M $397M $88M
22. (UP 2) 24. Indiana Pacers $475M $383M $92M
23. (DOWN 3) 20. Philadelphia 76ers $469M $418M $51M
24. (UP 1) 25. Memphis Grizzlies $453M $377M $76M
25. (DOWN 3) 22. Detroit Pistons $450M $400M $50M
26. (SAME) 26. Minnesota Timberwolves $430M $364M $66M
27. (UP 1) 28. Atlanta Hawks $425M $316M $109M
28. (DOWN 1) 27. New Orleans Pelicans $420M $340M $80M
29. (SAME) 29. Charlotte Bobcats $410M $315M $95M
30. (SAME) 30. Milwaukee Bucks $405M $312M $93M

Posted on January 22, 2014, in NBA Basketball and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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