Big cities may produce the most players, but the smaller ones have much higher efficiency ratings.
A team-by-team look at how professional basketball has become more than just an American sport.
Evolving designs for the Golden State Warriors' planned new home.
Maps highlight which teams have the biggest reach.
Big cities continue to dominate the competition for basketball superstars.
The latest research finds arenas are "not the cause of development so much as they are the effect."
The new owner of the Hornets wants to change the team's name. But in a city obsessed with its own authenticity, finding the right one will be no easy task.
Two teams from smaller metros are doing remarkably well in this year's playoffs. But big city franchises have typically dominated NBA titles.
Staying put and building a winning team is the key to a long, lucrative professional basketball career, research shows.
The size of a sports town does have its advantages to star players.
For one thing, location matters
In metro areas with only one professional sports team, the stakes are even higher