In 2015, the Hawks sold for $850 million. That was the last time an NBA franchise went for less than $1 billion.
It might never happen again.
Forbes valued every NBA franchise – led by the Knicks ($3.6 billion), Lakers ($3.3 billion) and Warriors ($3.1) – at at least $1 billion in its annual valuations. Though these are just estimates, they’re the best publicly available data on the worth of each NBA team.
The full rankings: