Your question: Has Cincinnati ever had an NBA team?

When did the Royals leave Cincinnati?

The 1969–70 Cincinnati Royals season was one of the last years the franchise played in Cincinnati. In 1972, they moved to Kansas City.

Did Kansas City have an NBA team?

Professional basketball returned to Kansas City in 1972 when the Cincinnati Royals relocated there and became the Kansas City Kings. The Kings left for Sacramento, California in 1985 and Kansas City has been without an NBA franchise since then.

What NBA team does Cincinnati root for?

The Royals originated in Rochester, New York, but moved to Cincinnati in 1957 where the team played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1957 to 1972.

Will Pittsburgh ever get an NBA team?

The short answer: unlikely. There is not enough interest in basketball to be able to have a team. Sure, there are some rec leagues in Pittsburgh, but most basketball towns have people playing pickup day in and day out.

Did the Cincinnati Royals ever won a championship?

The Royals won the NBA title in 1951 by defeating the New York Knicks 4–3. It is the only NBA championship in the franchise’s history.

Does Ohio have a soccer team?

Major league sports teams

Ohio is home to major professional sports teams in baseball, basketball, football, hockey, soccer, lacrosse, and rugby union.

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Does Ohio have a professional basketball team?

The Cleveland Cavaliers

Now, Ohio may not feature two professional basketball teams, as it does with football and baseball. … In northeast Ohio, the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association have been a Ohio fan-favorite since their inaugural season in 1970.

Does Kentucky have a NBA team?

List of NBA teams by state. The lists below are based on the home court that each NBA team plays in.

NBA Teams By State.

State Name Number of NBA Teams
Indiana 1
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky