The graph depicts the average franchise value by sport in the U.S. from 2007 to 2018.
The average value that an NBA team was sold for in the years between 2007-2017
The NBA’s 10 highest earners will bank $368 million this season, including $166 million from endorsements. Do the players take away or add from the profits of the franchises? Compare the value of the athletes to the teams they are on.
The average NBA team is valued at a record $1.65 billion, 22% over last year, with the Knicks ($3.6 billion), Lakers ($3.3 billion) and Warriors ($3.1 billion) leading the way. Is there inflation, and what are these teams really worth?
Forbes' NBA team values is broken down using data visualizations to offer a different perspective on just how each team brings in the dollars. The teams generating the most money have a significantly larger amount coming in from the market category, which is determined by the team's revenue per fan, coming from their city and market size. Those in the bottom half of this ranking generally profit most in the sport category, which is defined as the team's value attributable to revenue shared among all teams. What all teams share, is that their lest profitable aspect is their brand.
Dallas Mavericks (NBA) owner Mark Cuban believes that the recent Supreme Court decision that rules the federal ban of sports betting is unconstitutional will be a windfall for franchise owners in the four major sports leagues. Sports betting is ruled to be a $150 billion industry, and with with Cuban's belief that it will "have a huge impact on the in-person experience for fans" it could attribute greatly to the profits generated by franchises.
NBA ranking 4th worldwide, or 3rd in North America. Article lists how much money each league made in 2016, along with stating that broadcasting is the cause of a substantial chunk of league revenue.
Index of NBA & ABA Teams, Active and Defunct. Compare win and loss record, along with league ranking, home game attendance and other statistics to each teams ranking in the Forbes list of: NBAs Most Valuable Teams 2016.
The ranking of the most valuable NBA teams, including their current value and revenue. Follow up with article, Individual Team Statistics: NBA & ABA Team Index