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Teams with the Most NBA Championships

The National Basketball League is one of the most competitive sports leagues in the world. It is a yearly tournament, and each team plays a total of 82 matches to make it to the postseason and then the NBA Finals to win the championship. It all began in 1947 when the league was founded, and currently, the 78th edition of the NBA is happening. So, let’s take a look at the teams with the most NBA Champions List.

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Teams with the Most NBA Championships

Team Winners Runner-ups Years won
Los Angeles Lakers 17 15 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982,

1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010,

2020

Boston Celtics 17 5 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965,

1966, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1984, 1986, 2008

Golden State Warriors 7 5 1947, 1956, 1975, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2022
Chicago Bulls 6 0 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998
San Antonio Spurs 5 1 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014
Philadelphia 76ers 3 6 1955, 1967, 1983
Detroit Pistons 3 4 1989, 1990, 2004
Miami Heat 3 4 2006, 2012, 2013
New York Knicks 2 6 1970, 1973
Houston Rockets 2 2 1994, 1995
Milwaukee Bucks 2 1 1971, 2021
Cleveland Cavaliers 1 4 2016
Atlanta Hawks 1 3 1958
Washington Wizards 1 3 1978
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 3 1979
Portland Trail Blazers 1 2 1977
Dallas Mavericks 1 1 2011
Baltimore Bullets 1 0 1948
Sacramento Kings 1 0 1951
Toronto Raptors 1 0 2019
Denver Nuggets 1 0 2023

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Teams with the Most NBA Championships

Both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics have won 17 NBA championships each, which is the joint-most NBA championships. The Los Angeles Lakers have won 17 titles out of their 32 final appearances, whereas the Boston Celtics have won 17 titles out of their 22 final appearances. In third place, we have the Golden State Warriors, with a total of seven NBA championships. Followed by the Chicago Bulls with six titles and the San Antonio Spurs with five titles.

Teams like the Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, and Miami Heat have won three titles each. Three more teams have won the NBA championship two times, i.e., the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, and Milwaukee Bucks.

Apart from the above team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards, Oklahoma City Thunders, Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, Baltimore Bullets, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors, and Denver Nuggets have won one time each.

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