The NBA preseason and global games sees teams play in some exotic locations. From the Raptors and Clippers playing in Honolulu to the global games in London and Mexico City during the regular season, the world's premier basketball competition stretches to every corner of the globe.
With the season not yet under way, the inevitable question of expansion hovers in the minds of NBA strategists. So let's ponder what could be and what teams could arise in cities once blessed with an NBA team and those still waiting for a franchise.
Nearly every city in America and the surrounding area could be listed, but here’s a range of locations that could best persuade NBA commissioner Adam Silver and his cabinet.