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How Many NBA Teams Are There 2012

There are 30 current basketball team in .These teams divides as the western conference and  eastern conference.

List of Current NBA () Teams

Eastern Conference Team List

1. Team: Chicago Bulls

Founded: 1966

Arena: United Center

City: Chicago, Illinois

Owner: Jerry Reinsdorf


2. Team: Miami Heat

Founded: 1988

Arena: American Airlines Arena

City: Miami, Florida

Owner: Mick Arison


3. Team: Philadelphia 76ers

Founded: 1939

Arena: Wells Fargo Center

City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Owner: Comcast Spectator


4. Team: Atlanta Hawks

Founded: 1970

Arena: Philips Arena

City: Atlanta, Georgia

Owners: Atlanta Spirit, LLC


5. Team: Indiana Pacers

Founded: 1967

Arena: Toyota Center

City: Indianapolis, Indiana

Owner: Herb Simon


6. Team: Orlando Magic

Founded: 1989

Arena: Amway Center

City: Orlando, Florida

Owner: RDV Sports, Inc.


7. Team: Boston Celtics

Founded: 1946

Arena: TD Garden

City: Boston, Mass

Owners: Boston Basketball Partners


8. Team: Milwaukee Bucks

Founded: 1968

Arena: Bradley Center

City: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Owner: Herb Kohl


9. Team: New York Knicks


Founded: 1946

Arena: Madison Square Garden

City: New York, New York

Owner: Madison Square Garden Inc.


10. Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Founded: 1970

Arena: Quicken Loans Arena

City: Cleveland, Ohio

Owner: Dan Gilbert , Gary Gilbert


11. Team: Toronto Raptors

Founded: 1995

Arena: Air Canada Centre

City: Toronto, Canada

Owner: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd.


12. Team: Detroit Pistons

Founded: 1941

Arena: Palace of Auburn Hills

City: Auburn Hills, Michigan

Owner: Tom Gores


13. Team: New Jersey Nets

 Founded: 1967

Arena: Prudential Center

City: Newark, New Jersey

Owners: Bruce Ratner , Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter


14. Team: Washington Wizards

Founded: 1961

Arena: Verizon Center

City: Washington, D.C.

Owner: Abe Pollin, Raul J. Fernandez


15. Team: Charlotte Bobcats

Founded: 2004

Arena: Time Warner Cable Arena

City: Charlotte, North Carolina

Owner: Michael Jordan


Western Conference Team List

1. Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Founded: 1967

Arena: Ford Center

City: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Owner: Clay Bennett


2. Team: San Antonio Spurs

Founded: 1967

Arena: AT&T Center

City: San Antonio, Texas

Owner: Peter Holt


3. Team: Los Angeles Clippers

Founded: 1970

Arena: STAPLES Center

City: Los Angeles, California

Owner: Donald Sterling


4. Team: Dallas Mavericks

Founded: 1980

Arena: American Airlines Center

City: Dallas, Texas

Owner: Mark Cuban


5. Team: Houston Rockets


Founded: 1967

Arena: Toyota Center

City: Houston, Texas

Owner: Leslie Alexander


6. Team: Portland Trail Blazers

Founded: 1970

Arena: Rose Garden

City: Portland, Oregon

Owner: Paul Allen


7. Team: Los Angeles Lakers

Founded: 1946

Arena: STAPLES Center

City: Los Angeles, California

Owner: Jerry Buss


8. Team: Denver Nuggets

Founded: 1967

Arena: Pepsi Center

City: Denver, Colorado

Owner: Stan Kroenke


9. Team: Utah Jazz

Founded: 1974

Arena: EnergySolutions Arena

City: Salt Lake City, Utah

Owner: Estate of Larry H. Miller


10. Team: Memphis Grizzlies

Founded: 1995

Arena: FedEx Forum

City: Memphis, Tennessee

Owner: Michael Heisley


11. Team: Minnesota Timberwolves

Founded: 1990

Arena: Target Center

City: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Owner: Glen Taylor


12. Team: Phoenix Suns

Founded: 1968

Arena: US Airways Center

City: Phoenix, Arizona

Owner: Robert Sarver


13. Team: Golden State Warriors

Founded: 1946

Arena: Oracle Arena

City: Oakland, California

Owner: Peter Guber Joe Lacob


14. Team: Sacramento Kings

Founded: 1945

Arena: ARCO Arena II

City: Sacramento, California

Owner: The Maloof Family

15. Team: New Orleans Hornets

Founded: 1988

Arena: New Orleans Arena

City: New Orleans, Louisiana

Owner: George Shinn

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