List of defunct NBA franchises

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Franchise Locations Venues Years
Anderson Packers Anderson, Indiana Anderson High School Wigwam 1946-51
Baltimore Bullets Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore Coliseum 1947-54
Chicago American Gears Chicago, Illinois International Amphitheatre 1944-47
Chicago Bruins Chicago, Illinois 132nd Regiment Armory 1939-42
Chicago Stags Chicago, Illinois Chicago Stadium 1946-50
Cleveland Rebels Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland Arena 1946-47
Denver Nuggets Denver, Colorado Denver Arena Auditorium 1948-50
Detroit Falcons Detroit, Michigan 1946-47
Indianapolis Kautskys/Jets Indianapolis, Indiana 1948-49
Indianapolis Olympians Indianapolis, Indiana Butler Fieldhouse 1949-53
Pittsburgh Ironmen Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1946-47
Providence Steamrollers Providence, Rhode Island 1946-49
Sheboygan Red Skins Sheboygan, Wisconsin Sheboygan Municipal Auditorium and Armory (1942-52)
Eagle Auditorium (1938-42)
St. Louis Bombers St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis Arena 1946-50
Toronto Huskies Toronto, Ontario Maple Leaf Gardens 1946-47
Washington Capitols Washington, D.C. Uline Arena 1946-51
Waterloo Hawks Waterloo, Iowa 1949-50
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National Basketball Association (2022-23)
Eastern Conference Atlantic Central Southeast
Boston Celtics (TD Garden)
Brooklyn Nets (Barclays Center)
New York Knicks (Madison Square Garden)
Philadelphia 76ers (Wells Fargo Center)
Toronto Raptors (Scotiabank Arena)
Chicago Bulls (United Center)
Cleveland Cavaliers (Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)
Detroit Pistons (Little Caesars Arena)
Indiana Pacers (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
Milwaukee Bucks (Fiserv Forum)
Atlanta Hawks (State Farm Arena)
Charlotte Hornets (Spectrum Center)
Miami Heat (FTX Arena)
Orlando Magic (Amway Center)
Washington Wizards (Capital One Arena)
Western Conference Northwest Pacific Southwest
Denver Nuggets (Ball Arena)
Minnesota Timberwolves (Target Center)
Oklahoma City Thunder (Paycom Center)
Portland Trail Blazers (Moda Center)
Utah Jazz (Vivint Arena)
Golden State Warriors (Chase Center)
Los Angeles Clippers ( Arena)
Los Angeles Lakers ( Arena)
Phoenix Suns (Footprint Center)
Sacramento Kings (Golden 1 Center)
Dallas Mavericks (American Airlines Center)
Houston Rockets (Toyota Center)
Memphis Grizzlies (FedExForum)
New Orleans Pelicans (Smoothie King Center)
San Antonio Spurs (AT&T Center)
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