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The Most Popular NBA Teams by County

October 24, 2023 by Vivid Seats

Most Popular NBA Teams

The Minnesota Timberwolves, Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks are the most popular NBA teams in the country by county, according to a map powered by Vivid Seats NBA ticket sales data. 

The Timberwolves claim 270 counties and have a strong presence of fans in Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota. 

Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies check in at No. 2 with 239 counties, followed by the Hawks at 230 counties. The Oklahoma City Thunder (216) and Charlotte Hornets (207) round out the Top 5. 

With the addition of budding superstar Victor Wembanyama, the San Antonio Spurs are the 11th most popular NBA team. However, the Spurs face stiff competition in the Lone Star State from the likes of the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and border-neighbor Oklahoma City Thunder

To find the top NBA team in your county, according to 2023 Vivid Seats NBA ticket data, view the interactive map below:

Top 5 Hottest 2023-24 NBA Games

For the second year in a row, the hottest game this season belongs to the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers. According to Vivid Seats ticket data, the showdown between Lebron James and Steph Curry has a current average sold price of $552.

Check out some of the other most anticipated NBA games this season: 

  1. Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers 3/16/24 - $552 
  2. Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors 10/24/23 - $551 
  3. Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers 2/8/24 - $462 
  4. Boston Celtics at Los Angeles Lakers 12/25/23 - $445 
  5. Los Angeles Lakers at Chicago Bulls 12/20/23 - $435 

Top 5 Hottest NBA Teams

As the 2023-24 NBA season kicks off, here are the top 5 hottest NBA teams, based on average ticket price: 

  1. Golden State Warriors 
  2. Los Angeles Lakers
  3. Charlotte Hornets
  4. Dallas Mavericks
  5. Atlanta Hawks

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