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A Complete List of all the NBA Teams in Alphabetical Order

As you are most probably aware, the NBA has 30 teams which is split into two conferences and then into there divisions within each conference. We have put together a complete list of all the NBA Teams in alphabetical order below.

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Below is a complete list of NBA Teams in alphabetical order by Conference.

List of NBA Teams by Conference

NBA ConferenceNBA Team Name
Eastern ConferenceAtlanta Hawks
Eastern Conference Boston Celtics
Eastern Conference Brooklyn Nets
Eastern Conference Charotte Hornets
Eastern Conference Chicago Bulls
Eastern Conference Cleveland Cavaliers
Eastern Conference Detriot Pistons
Eastern Conference Indiana Pacers
Eastern Conference Miami Heat
Eastern Conference Milwaulke Bucks
Eastern Conference New York Knicks
Eastern Conference Orlando Magic
Eastern Conference Philidelphia 76rs
Eastern Conference Toronto Raptors
Eastern Conference Washington Wizards
Western Conference Dallas Mavericks
Western Conference Denver Nuggets
Western Conference Golden State Warriors
Western Conference Houston Rockets
Western Conference LA Clippers
Western Conference Los Angeles Lakers
Western Conference Memphis Grizzlies
Western Conference Minnestoa Timberwolves
Western Conference New Orleans Pelicans
Western Conference Oklahoma City Thunder
Western Conference Phoenix Suns
Western Conference Portland Trailblazers
Western Conference Sacramento Kings
Western Conference San Antonio Spurs
Western Conference Utah Jazz

List of NBA Teams by Division

There are six divisions in the NBA and we have put the 30 NBA teams in order of the divisions below.

NBA DivisionNBA Team
Atlantic DivisionBoston Celtics
Atlantic Division Brooklyn Nets
Atlantic Division New York Knicks
Atlantic Division Philidelphia 76rs
Atlantic Division Toronto Raptors
Central Division Chicago Bulls
Central Division Cleveland Cavaliers
Central Division Detriot Pistons
Central Division Indiana Pacers
Central Division Milwaulke Bucks
Northwest Division Denver Nuggets
Northwest Division Minnestoa Timberwolves
Northwest Division Oklahoma City Thunder
Northwest Division Portland Trailblazers
Northwest Division Utah Jazz
Pacific Division Golden State Warriors
Pacific Division LA Clippers
Pacific Division Los Angeles Lakers
Pacific Division Phoenix Suns
Pacific Division Sacramento Kings
Southeast Division Atlanta Hawks
Southeast Division Charotte Hornets
Southeast Division Miami Heat
Southeast Division Orlando Magic
Southeast Division Washington Wizards
Southwest Division Dallas Mavericks
Southwest Division Houston Rockets
Southwest Division Memphis Grizzlies
Southwest Division New Orleans Pelicans
Southwest Division San Antonio Spurs

List of NBA Teams by Last Name in Alphabetical Order

Below is a list of entities in alphabetical order by last name.

  • Philadelphia 76rs
  • Milwaukee Bucks
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Boston Celtics
  • LA Clippers
  • Memphis Grizzlies
  • Atlanta Hawks
  • Miami Heat
  • Charlotte Hornets
  • Utah Jazz
  • Sacramento Kings
  • New York Knicks
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • Orlando Magic
  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Brooklyn Nets
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Indiana Pacers
  • New Orleans Pelicans
  • Detroit Pistons
  • Toronto Raptors
  • Houston Rockets
  • San Antonio Spurs
  • Phoenix Suns
  • Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Portland Trailblazers
  • Golden State Warriors
  • Washington Wizards

Plain Text List of NBA Teams in Alphabetical Order

Below is a list of NBA teams in alphabetical order in plain text format.

Atlanta Hawks
Boston Celtics
Brooklyn Nets
Charlotte Hornets
Chicago Bulls
Cleveland Cavaliers
Dallas Mavericks
Denver Nuggets
Detroit Pistons
Golden State Warriors
Houston Rockets
Indiana Pacers
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
Memphis Grizzlies
Miami Heat
Milwaukee Bucks
Minnesota Timberwolves
New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Orlando Magic
Philadelphia 76ers
Phoenix Suns
Portland Trail Blazers
Sacramento Kings
San Antonio Spurs
Toronto Raptors
Utah Jazz
Washington Wizards

Printable NBA Team List in Alphabetical Order

Below is a printable document of a list off all the NBA teams in alphabetical order.

List of NBA Teams by abbreviation and Alphabetical order

Below is a list of NBA teams with their abbreviations and in alphabetical order.

Team NameAbbreviation
Atlanta HawksATL
Brooklyn NetsBKN
Boston CelticsBOS
Charlotte HornetsCHA
Chicago BullsCHI
Cleveland CavaliersCLE
Dallas MavericksDAL
Denver NuggetsDEN
Detroit PistonsDET
Golden State WarriorsGSW
Houston RocketsHOU
Indiana PacersIND
Los Angeles ClippersLAC
Los Angeles LakersLAL
Memphis GrizzliesMEM
Miami HeatMIA
Milwaukee BucksMIL
Minnesota TimberwolvesMIN
New Orleans PelicansNOP
New York KnicksNYK
Oklahoma City ThunderOKC
Orlando MagicORL
Philadelphia 76ersPHI
Phoenix SunsPHX
Portland Trail BlazersPOR
Sacramento KingsSAC
San Antonio SpursSAS
Toronto RaptorsTOR
Utah JazzUTA
Washington WizardsWAS

NBA Teams in Alphabetical Order by State

Below is a list of NBA teams in alphabetical order by state.

StateNBA Team Name
ArizonaPhoenix Suns
CaliforniaGolden State Warriors
CaliforniaLos Angeles Clippers
CaliforniaLos Angeles Lakers
CaliforniaSacramento Kings
ColoradoDenver Nuggets
FloridaMiami Heat
FloridaOrlando Magic
GeorgiaAtlanta Hawks
IllinoisChicago Bulls
IndianaIndiana Pacers
LouisianaNew Orleans Pelicans
MassachusettsBoston Celtics
MichiganDetroit Pistons
MinnesotaMinnesota Timberwolves
New YorkBrooklyn Nets
New YorkNew York Knicks
North CarolinaCharlotte Hornets
OhioCleveland Cavaliers
OklahomaOklahoma City Thunder
OregonPortland Trail Blazers
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia 76ers
TennesseeMemphis Grizzlies
TexasDallas Mavericks
TexasHouston Rockets
TexasSan Antonio Spurs
UtahUtah Jazz
WisconsinMilwaukee Bucks
Washington DCWashington Wizards

It should be noted that Washington DC is not a state, its a district.

List of NBA teams in alphabetical order by city

Below is a list of NBA Teams in alphabetical order by city.

CityNBA Team
AtlantaAtlanta Hawks
BostonBoston Celtics
BrooklynBrooklyn Nets
CharlotteCharlotte Hornets
ChicagoChicago Bulls
ClevelandCleveland Cavaliers
DallasDallas Mavericks
DenverDenver Nuggets
DetriotDetroit Pistons
HoustonHouston Rockets
IndianapolisIndiana Pacers
Los AngelesLos Angeles Clippers
Los AngelesLos Angeles Lakers
MemphisMemphis Grizzlies
MiamiMiami Heat
MilwaukeeMilwaukee Bucks
Minneapolis Minnesota Timberwolves
New OrleansNew Orleans Pelicans
New York CityNew York Knicks
Oklahoma CityOklahoma City Thunder
OrlandoOrlando Magic
PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia 76ers
PhoenixPhoenix Suns
PortlandPortland Trail Blazers
SacramentoSacramento Kings
Salt Lake CityUtah Jazz
San AntonioSan Antonio Spurs
San FransicoGolden State Warriors
WashingtonWashington Wizards

List of NBA Teams in alphabetical order by team name

Below is a list of NBA Teams in alphabetical order by team name.

  • 76rs
  • Bucks
  • Bulls
  • Cavaliers
  • Celtics
  • Clippers
  • Grizzlies
  • Hawks
  • Heat
  • Hornets
  • Jazz
  • Kings
  • Knicks
  • Lakers
  • Magic
  • Mavericks
  • Nets
  • Nuggets
  • Pacers
  • Pelicans
  • Pistons
  • Raptors
  • Rockets
  • Spurs
  • Suns
  • Thunder
  • Timberwolves
  • Trailblazers
  • Warriors
  • Wizards

List of NBA Team Mascots in Alphabetical Order

The below lists of the NBA Team Mascots in alphabetical order.

NBA MascotsNBA Team
Bango the BuckMilwaukee Bucks
Benny the BullChicago Bulls
Blaze the Trail CattPortland Trail Blazers
BoomerIndiana Pacers
BurnieMiami Heat
Champ, Mavs ManDallas Mavericks
Chuck the CondorLos Angeles Clippers
Clutch the BearHouston Rockets
Crunch the WolfMinnesota Timberwolves
Franklin the DogPhiladelphia 76ers
Go the GrolliaPhoenix Suns
GrizzMemphis Grizzlies
G-WizzWashington Wizards
Harry the HawkAtlanta Hawks
HooperDetriot Pistons
Hugo the HornetCharlotte Hornets
Jazz BearUtah Jazz
Lucky the LeprechaunBoston Celtics
Moon Dog, Sir CCCleveland Cavaliers
Pierre the PelicanNew Orleans Pelicans
Rocky the Mountain LionDenver Nuggets
Rumble the BisonOklahoma City Thunder
Slamson the LionSacramento Kings
Stuff the Magic DragonOrlando Magic
The CoyoteSan Antonio Spurs
The RaptorToronto Raptors

The following teams do not have mascots, Brooklyn Nets, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks.

NBA Teams that start with A

Atlanta Hawks is the only team that starts with the letter A.

NBA Teams that start with B

Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets are the only NBA teams that start with the letter B.

NBA Teams that start with C

Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers are the only NBA teams that start with the letter C.

NBA Teams that start with D

The Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons are the only NBA teams that start with the letter D.

NBA Teams that start with G

Golden State Warriors is the only NBA Team that starts with the letter G

NBA Teams that start with H

Houston Rockets is the only NBA Team that start with the letter H.

NBA teams that start with I

The Indiana Pacers is the only NBA team that starts with the letter I.

NBA Teams that start with L

The Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers are the only team that starts with the letter L.

NBA Teams that start with M

The Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota Timberwolves are the only teams in the NBA that starts with the letter M.

NBA teams that start with N

The New Orleans Pelicans and the New York Knicks are the only teams in the NBA that starts with the letter N.

NBA teams that start with O

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Orlando Magic are the only NBA teams that starts with the letter O.

NBA teams that start with P

The Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers are the only NBA teams that start with the letter P.

NBA teams that start with S

The Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs are the only NBA teams that start with the letter S.

NBA Teams that start with T

The Toronto Raptors is the only NBA team that starts with the letter T.

NBA Teams that start with U

The Utah Jazz is the only NBA team that start with the letter U.

NBA Teams that start with W

The Washington Wizards are the only NBA team that start with the letter W.

NBA teams list by abbreviations

Below is the list of NBA Teams by abbreviations.

AbbreviationNBA Team
ATLAtlanta Hawks
BKNBrooklyn Nets
BOSBoston Celtics
CHACharlotte Hornets
CHIChicago Bulls
CLECleveland Cavaliers
DALDallas Mavericks
DENDenver Nuggets
DETDetroit Pistons
GSWGolden State Warriors
HOUHouston Rockets
INDIndiana Pacers
LACLA Clippers
LALLA Lakers
MEMMemphis Grizzlies
MIAMiami Heat
MILMilwaukee Bucks
MINMinnesota Timberwolves
NOPNew Orleans Pelicans
NYKNew York Knicks
OKCOklahoma City Thunder
ORLOrlando Magic
PHIPhiladelphia 76ers
PHXPhoenix Suns
PORPortland Trail Blazers
SACSacramento Kings
SASSan Antonio Spurs
TORToronto Raptors
UTAUtah Jazz
WASWashington Wizards