NBA: Warriors, Lakers… The astronomical values ​​of NBA franchises


NBA: Warriors, Lakers… The astronomical values ​​of NBA franchises

Published on October 28, 2022 at 12:35 p.m.

While this ranking had until then always been dominated by the Knicks or the Lakers, the Golden State Warriors have become the most valued franchise in the entire NBA. Stephen Curry’s team is estimated at €7 billion, an opportunity to take stock of the league’s most expensive franchises.

It is not only on the parquet floors that the Golden State Warriors are champions NBA. In effect, Forbes recently released a ranking of the league’s most valuable franchises. Until now, this ranking had always been dominated either by New York Knickseither by Los Angeles Lakers, but it is now Stephen Curry’s team that is in the lead. The franchise of san francisco is estimated at €7 billion.

League’s Most Valuable Franchise

The value of Warriors increased by 25% last season, at the end of which they won the league title against the Boston Celtics (4-2). Compared to the 2020-2021 season, Golden State is the franchise that recorded the most revenue (769M€), as well as the best operating result (207M€). Record amounts in the history of the NBAas indicated Forbes. For the past seven years, the ranking of the most valuable teams had been dominated by the Knicks.

The Knicks second, ahead of the Lakers

The New York franchise is now in second place, with a value of just over €6.1 billion. The Lakers come just behind (€5.9bn), followed by Bulls (€4.1bn) and Celtics (€4bn), opponents of Warriors during the last NBA Finals. The average value of franchises is estimated at €2.87 billion, an increase of 15% compared to last year. The next team to be sold will be the Phoenix Sunsfollowing revelations concerning the behavior of its owner, Robert Sarver. The latter is accused of racism, sexism and misogyny, after the results of an investigation carried out by the NBA. The franchise ofArizona is estimated at €2.7 billion and could well break the record of Steve Ballmerwho had bought the Clippers compared to €2 billion in 2014.

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