National Basketball Association franchise value by team in 2018 (in million U.S. dollars)

Value of National Basketball Association franchises 2018 The statistic depicts the franchise value of all National Basketball Association teams in 2018. The New York Knicks franchise is valued at 3.6 billion U.S. dollars in 2018.
NBA franchise value – additional information

For the 2015/16 season, all NBA teams generated combined revenues of almost 5.9 billion U.S. dollars – regular season ticketing accounted for over 25 percent of the total. The New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers are the NBA franchises that generate the most revenue, with 376 million U.S. dollars and 333 million U.S. dollars in revenue respectively.

The New York Knicks are also the most valuable franchise out of the 30 teams of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2017, the team’s value was 3.3 billion U.S. dollars, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers, valued only a 300 million less than the Knicks. The average franchise value in the NBA registered a significant growth between 2014 and 2017, rising from 634 million U.S. dollars to over 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in the period.

Compared to the National Football League (NFL) and Major League Baseball (MLB), franchises in the NBA are, on average, still worth less. The average franchise value in the National Football League (NFL) is over two billion, whereas the teams in Major League Baseball have an average value of almost 1.3 billion U.S. dollars. The most valuable NFL franchise is the Dallas Cowboys, valued at 4.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, followed by the New England Patriots. In the MLB, the New York Yankees, with a value of 3.7 billion U.S. dollars, are the most valuable franchise as of 2017.
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Franchise value in million U.S. dollars
New York Knicks 3,600
Los Angeles Lakers 3,300
Golden State Warriors 3,100
Chicago Bulls 2,600
Boston Celtics 2,500
Brooklyn Nets 2,300
Houston Rockets 2,200
Los Angeles Clippers 2,150
Dallas Mavericks 1,900
Miami Heat 1,700
San Antonio Spurs 1,550
Toronto Raptors 1,400
Sacramento Kings 1,375
Washington Wizards 1,350
Cleveland Cavaliers 1,325
Portland Trail Blazers 1,300
Phoenix Suns 1,280
Oklahoma City Thunder 1,250
Orlando Magic 1,225
Utah Jazz 1,200
Philadelphia 76ers 1,180
Indiana Pacers 1,175
Atlanta Hawks 1,150
Denver Nuggets 1,125
Detroit Pistons 1,100
Milwaukee Bucks 1,075
Minnesota Timberwolves 1,060
Charlotte Hornets 1,050
Memphis Grizzlies 1,025
New Orleans Pelicans 1,000
Franchise value in million U.S. dollars
New York Knicks 3,600
Los Angeles Lakers 3,300
Golden State Warriors 3,100
Chicago Bulls 2,600
Boston Celtics 2,500
Brooklyn Nets 2,300
Houston Rockets 2,200
Los Angeles Clippers 2,150
Dallas Mavericks 1,900
Miami Heat 1,700
San Antonio Spurs 1,550
Toronto Raptors 1,400
Sacramento Kings 1,375
Washington Wizards 1,350
Cleveland Cavaliers 1,325
Portland Trail Blazers 1,300
Phoenix Suns 1,280
Oklahoma City Thunder 1,250
Orlando Magic 1,225
Utah Jazz 1,200
Philadelphia 76ers 1,180
Indiana Pacers 1,175
Atlanta Hawks 1,150
Denver Nuggets 1,125
Detroit Pistons 1,100
Milwaukee Bucks 1,075
Minnesota Timberwolves 1,060
Charlotte Hornets 1,050
Memphis Grizzlies 1,025
New Orleans Pelicans 1,000
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The statistic depicts the franchise value of all National Basketball Association teams in 2018. The New York Knicks franchise is valued at 3.6 billion U.S. dollars in 2018.
NBA franchise value – additional information

For the 2015/16 season, all NBA teams generated combined revenues of almost 5.9 billion U.S. dollars – regular season ticketing accounted for over 25 percent of the total. The New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers are the NBA franchises that generate the most revenue, with 376 million U.S. dollars and 333 million U.S. dollars in revenue respectively.

The New York Knicks are also the most valuable franchise out of the 30 teams of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2017, the team’s value was 3.3 billion U.S. dollars, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers, valued only a 300 million less than the Knicks. The average franchise value in the NBA registered a significant growth between 2014 and 2017, rising from 634 million U.S. dollars to over 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in the period.

Compared to the National Football League (NFL) and Major League Baseball (MLB), franchises in the NBA are, on average, still worth less. The average franchise value in the National Football League (NFL) is over two billion, whereas the teams in Major League Baseball have an average value of almost 1.3 billion U.S. dollars. The most valuable NFL franchise is the Dallas Cowboys, valued at 4.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, followed by the New England Patriots. In the MLB, the New York Yankees, with a value of 3.7 billion U.S. dollars, are the most valuable franchise as of 2017.
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February 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2018

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