NBA expansion will reportedly be reconsidered this summer: 10 cities that could get a new NBA team including Seattle

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The NBA currently has 30 franchises and the idea of NBA expansion has not seemed likely any time soon. Well, things changed in a major way this week when Commissioner Adam Silver revealed that the league could soon look at the idea of adding new teams soon.

“It’s not preordained that we will expand this time, but I know there’s an enormous amount of interest out there,” Silver said at his State of the NBA press conference before Game 1 of the finals.

If NBA expansion does come sooner rather than later, here are 10 cities that would be front runners to get the next franchise.

Seattle, Washington

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Las Vegas, Nevada

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Columbus, Ohio

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Nashville, Tennessee

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St. Louis, Missouri

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San Diego, California

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Tijuana, Mexico

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Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Louisville, Kentucky

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