In 2014, Adam Shaughnessy began to take up the post of NBA league president, after taking office, Shaughnessy immediately put forward the NBA business value maximization work policy, and from this time on, the NBA’s business operations have been greatly improved, improved, and teams that had been losing money for years began to gradually turn losses into profits, that is, in such a situation, the market valuation of the NBA’s 30 teams is up and up, almost every team in the valuation has doubled at least in these years.
With the bullish valuation of NBA teams, as well as the overall are moving into a profitable mode of operation, so from 2014 to date, the attractiveness of NBA teams to the rich and powerful is also increasing, many billionaires want to own an NBA team of their own, even if they can not buy, investment in NBA teams is also an available option for them.
Some time ago, the well-known website Sportico on the NBA 30 teams again a market value assessment, and the results of the assessment is also a surprise to many people, in addition to the Spurs and Pistons valuation compared to last year remained unchanged, the other 28 team valuations have risen, and as many as 13 teams valuation rose to at least 10%, of which the Clippers valuation rose to the highest 20% of the league.
- New Orleans Pelicans: latest valuation of $1.51 billion, valued at $1.35 billion in 2020, up 12 percent
The Pelicans’ entire operation is the worst in existence in the entire NBA, and after trading away the Brow in 2019, David Griffin, who is at the helm of the team, is a faint trick to practice.
In 2020 with a future first round as the main chip, from the Thunder trade to get Adams, immediately to the contract is still one year Adams sent a two-year $ 35 million early contract extension, and then play another season, in this year’s off-season and a future first round to the Grizzlies packaged trade, this operation is really great.
From the entire operation of the Pelicans, the valuation also rose 12% compared to last year, thanks to Zion and Ingram, if not for these two potential young people, the Pelicans team is really not much to do, gimmick.
- Memphis Grizzlies: Latest valuation $1.53 billion, 2020 valuation $1.36 billion, up 13 percent
The Grizzlies are rebuilding too fast, after selling Jr. Gasol and Mike Conley consecutively in the 18-19 season, the team immediately selected Jia Morant with the top pick in the 2019 draft. In this season, Morant, who is entering the third year of his career, has gone even further and is now leading the Grizzlies to make the playoffs, while his personal numbers have risen to the current average of 23+5+6.
The Grizzlies gang of youngsters is really good, and this is the fundamental reason why the Grizzlies valuation rose 13%.
- Minnesota Timberwolves: latest valuation of $1.57 billion, valued at $1.43 billion in 2020, up 10%
The Timberwolves have really a lot of young talent on this team, and they also had a double first-round pick combination of Towns + Wiggins before. In the 2019-20 season, the Timberwolves traded Wiggins to the Warriors and got Towns’ good buddy Russell, but in that season, the Timberwolves were rotting again, but they were really lucky to get another first-round pick and drafted Edwards with that first-round pick.
Then after another rotten season in 20-21, the trio of Towns + Russell + Edwards seems to have gotten some promotion, and in this season, at least from the current point of view, the Timberwolves are much better compared to the past few years, and young people like Towns are really starting to play hard and want to win games.
- Charlotte Hornets: Latest valuation $1.6 billion, 2020 valuation $1.51 billion, up 6%
When Joe boss no longer interfere too much with team operations and draft picks after who, the Hornets team situation in the past few years is getting better and better, especially the 2020 draft scout LaMelo Ball is more talented, three balls in his rookie year played averaged 15 +5 +6 outstanding data, and also showed an amazing organization in the game passing talent, ability, and in this season he is close to playing an average of 20 In this season he is close to playing 20+7+8 overall.
With a well-run team, plus a three-ball future superstar with a very high ceiling, the Hornets’ future is still worth looking forward to.
Jordan bought the Hornets for $275 million, but now it’s up nearly six times! A direct profit of $1.3 billion for Jordan!
- Oklahoma City Thunder: latest valuation of $1.67 billion, 2020 valuation of $1.66 billion, up 1%
The Thunder team’s team building philosophy is really unique, these years is around to collect future draft picks, the next seven years or so, the Thunder hands already hold about 15 first round, if you add the second round, the number instantly break 30, the current Thunder lineup and Alexander the prospective All-Star player, Dort is also very good, this year’s selection of the first round of the No. 6 pick, No. 18 show Gidi and Trey Mann is also very good.
The city of Oklahoma is relatively too small, otherwise they can really get 1~2 giant players with so many chips, but considering the draft ability of the Thunder management, it is not possible for them to select three future MVP level players again.
- Orlando Magic: latest valuation of $1.69 billion, valued at $1.53 billion in 2020, an increase of 10%
Magic this team these two years is hovering between bad luck and lucky, Isaac look to play out, and suffered a major injury, in the 20-21 season had to swing, magic and got the first round 5 and first round 8 signings, and finally with these two signings selected Jalen Saggs and small Wagner, the two rookies are currently playing quite well, especially small Wagner, if you wait until Isaac is back from injury The Magic’s young talent is really enough, and their future is worth looking forward to.
- Detroit Pistons: latest valuation of 1.74 billion, last year was also 1.74 billion, an increase of 0%
The Pistons entered the rebuilding phase after trading away Zhuang Shen and buying out Griffin, and the most valuable of their lineup is Grant and this year’s draft pick Cunningham, and the Pistons are currently working on trading Grant, and with Grant’s strength and market, he can still get a lot of chips back for the Pistons.
The future of the Pistons are pinned on Cunningham, if Cunningham cash talent to play out, the Pistons rebuild even if a large part of the completion, and from Cunningham’s current performance, he is at least the water can not be, the future in the end can play into what, we still have to continue to see.
- Cleveland Cavaliers: latest valuation of $1.75 billion, valued at $1.74 billion in 2020, an increase of 1%
In the three years after James left, the knight is through the draft and trade quickly grew up, especially in this year with the scouting pick Evan Mobley is really too bull, the season did not start before, everyone feels that the knight also want to swing, after all, are a bunch of young people, however, the knight in the new season is the better, the current 19 wins and 13 losses in the East ranked low 5, the overall look The new season is getting better and better, currently 19 wins and 13 losses in the East ranked low 5, the overall look, the knight this is not a flash in the pan, they are estimated to return to the playoffs this season.
The current young people of the Knight is really good, the future whether it is to keep the young people together to rush the future, or appropriate change for the whole rush crown, which is very much room for maneuver, but the city of Cleveland is really too small, so their market value is difficult to rise up, unless another James.
- Utah Jazz: latest valuation of $1.78 billion, 2020 valuation of $1.71 billion, up 4%
Jazz in the last two years around Mitchell and Gobert to complement the operation are very good, the team also in the continuous improvement of Mitchell led by the league’s top team, but the Jazz’s superstar success compared to the Warriors, Bucks, Bucks and other teams or a gap, and this is exactly why they can not go further in the past two years.
- Indiana Pacers: latest valuation of $1.8 billion, valued at $1.55 billion in 2020, up 16%
Although some time ago, the Pacers officially announced a rebuild, the team all players can be traded, but their players are really high quality, Sabonis, Myles Turner, Leveille and Brogdon and others are quite good, the Pacers if all traded away from them, that in exchange for the return of chips is also quite generous, and this is completely just enough to support them to rebuild.