There are 30 total teams in the National Basketball Association spanning the Eastern and Western Conferences.
The 15 Eastern Conference teams are:
New York Knicks
The 15 Western Conference teams are:
Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
New Orleans Pelicans
Oklahoma City Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers
San Antonio Spurs
The teams are located in major cities across the United States and Canada. Popular and successful franchises include the Lakers, Celtics, Warriors, Bulls, Heat and Spurs.
New expansion teams like the Pelicans, Hornets and Grizzlies have added to the league's reach. The NBA continues to explore opportunities to expand internationally in the future.