Random NBA Team Generator

basketball with a black background

How Many NBA Teams Are There?

At present, there are 30 NBA 🏀 teams in total. New teams don't pop up often so this means many cities will be left without their own team forever.

All 30 basketball teams can be found in the generator below along with their home cities, and their mascots. Click the generate button to pull up to 3 random teams.

Number of teams you want

The max is 3


Which states don't have NBA Teams

At the time of writing, the following states do not have an NBA basketball team.

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

The reasons for a state not getting a professional sports team vary but in most cases, it can be traced to an economical reason. For example, many states on the list above have smaller populations and thus generate less money that larger states.

In addition, some states just really don't like basketball that much. Other sports such as baseball, hockey, or football are much more popular in states like Alabama.

Matt Irving is the CEO of Super Easy Tech, LLC.
Matt is the founder of Make It Super Easy and and Super Easy CRM. He is a passionate software engineer, tech blogger, and gamer. Feel free to connect on any of the platforms listed below.

Posted by: Matt Irving on 4/23/2023


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