- Eleven NBA teams have never won a championship.
- The SuperSonics won an NBA Finals before becoming the Thunder.
- The Nuggets, previously included in this list, won their first title in 2023.
The NBA odds for making the playoffs are difficult enough, and winning a title can sometimes seem impossible, especially for some franchises.
The Denver Nuggets, who were previously among the 12 teams who have never won an NBA championship, won the 2023 title by beating the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, 4-1.
Following this championship run, the list is now down to 11 teams who have never lifted the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy throughout their tenure in the league.
There are 10 teams that have never won an NBA championship 🏆
Which team will follow the Nuggets and win their first title? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/M637uwesd2
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 17, 2023
Which NBA Teams Have Never Won a Championship?
- Indiana Pacers
- New Orleans Pelicans
- Brooklyn Nets
- Orlando Magic
- Los Angeles Clippers
- Utah Jazz
- Charlotte Hornets
- Phoenix Suns
- Memphis Grizzlies
- Oklahoma City Thunder
- Minnesota Timberwolves
This list only counts 11 teams and franchises in their current form. For example, the Thunder have never won a title in Oklahoma City, but the Seattle SuperSonics won the 1978-79 NBA Finals before they moved.
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