Basketball is considered to be one of the big four sports. It has a great number of followers from around the world and is one of the sports that the majority of the USA watch. But which teams are considered the most popular NBA teams of all time?
While everyone has their favorite teams or team that they support through thick and thin, there are some teams that conquer and win the support of more followers and stand the test of time.
In this post, we’ll take a look at which NBA teams that have been getting all the love from supporters in the USA.
Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers have always been among some of the favorites and still is to this day. But the team that really got the love and support of basketball fans were during 2000 with Shaq and Kobe leading. During this season the Lakers proved that they had what it takes to be champions.
The Pistons might not be as prominent contenders as the Lakers, but they sure deserve a spot on the list. If you are a basketball fan, you’ll remember how they won their very first championship, and that they had plenty of talent when they started out in 1989.
New York Knicks
Did you know that the Knicks have had a whopping 6 hall of fame players? This all took place during the 1972 season which even included legendary coach Phil Jackson. The team went from strength to strength during this smashing season, winning the championship against the Lakers.
The Celtics still have a lot of support from fans to this day, and the team that played during the 2007 NBA finals were pioneers in the world of professional basketball. This team consisted of multiple all-star players, a first in the history of the NBA.
Moving on to a team that recently had a breakthrough, the Cavaliers’ winning season of 2015 will remain imprinted in the minds of fans. The team was led by NBA superstar, LeBron James played their way out of a rather tricky spot and won the Golden State Warriors against all odds.
During the 1991 season, the Bulls gave a jaw-dropping performance with two consecutive title victories. The Bulls are considered to be THE team that took over courts during the 90s, and it’s no surprise to see why. They even had a total of 82 wins during this amazing season.
San Antonio Spurs
And finally, we have the Spurs. The team joined the NBA in 1976, but it was only during the 1989 season that they took the title home. With some minor obstacles in their way, the Spurs managed to end the season with the best record.
These are but a few of the teams that gave basketball fans real ‘wow’ moments in the history of the NBA. Did you get to experience any of these exciting seasons? Teams change, and so does their dynamics.
But the athletic ability of some of the players is mind-blowing and awe-inspiring. Who do you think will crow king of the NBA in the next season?