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This is a list of all principal owners of NBA teams:

NBA owners
Franchise Principal Owner(s) Operating Entities Purchase Price Owned Since
Atlanta Hawks Flag of the United States.png Tony Ressler, Grant Hill, Steven Price, Rick Schnall, Sara Blakely, Jesse Itzler Hawks Basketball, Inc. $730M 2015
Boston Celtics Flag of the United States.png Wyc Grousbeck, Stephen Pagliuca, H. Irving Grousbeck, David Bonderman, Jim Breyer, James Pallotta, Glenn Hutchins, Jonathan Lavine Boston Basketball Partners $360M 2002
Brooklyn Nets Flag of Canada.png Joseph Tsai J Tsai Sports $2.35B 2019
Charlotte Hornets Flag of the United States.png Michael Jordan Hornets Sports & Entertainment, Hornets Basketball Holdings, LLC $175M 2010
Chicago Bulls Flag of the United States.png Jerry Reinsdorf Chicago Professional Sports Limited Partnership $16.2M 1985
Cleveland Cavaliers Flag of the United States.png Dan Gilbert Cavaliers Entertainment LLC $375M 2005
Dallas Mavericks Flag of the United States.png Mark Cuban Dallas Basketball Limited $280M 2000
Denver Nuggets Flag of the United States.png Ann Walton Kroenke Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, Denver Nuggets Limited Partnership $202M 2000
Detroit Pistons Flag of the United States.png Tom Gores Palace Sports & Entertainment, Detroit Pistons Basketball Company $325M 2011
Golden State Warriors Flag of the United States.png Joe Lacob (majority), Flag of the United States.png Peter Guber GSW Sports LLC $450M 2010
Houston Rockets Flag of the United States.png Tilman Fertitta Fertitta Entertainment $2.2B 2017
Indiana Pacers Flag of the United States.png Herbert Simon Pacers Sports & Entertainment, Pacers Basketball, LLC $10.5M 1983
Los Angeles Clippers Flag of the United States.png Steve Ballmer LAC Basketball Club, Inc. $2B 2014
Los Angeles Lakers Flag of the United States.png Jeanie Buss,  Flag of the United States.png Jim Buss, and Flag of the United States.png Johnny Buss, along with siblings in the Jerry Buss family trust. The Los Angeles Lakers, Inc. $20M & $268M 1979 & 1998
Memphis Grizzlies Flag of the United States.png Robert J. Pera Memphis Basketball LLC $377M 2012
Miami Heat Israel Flag.pngFlag of the United States.png Micky Arison, Nick Arison Miami Heat Limited Partnership $68M 1995
Milwaukee Bucks Flag of the United States.png Marc Lasry and Flag of the United States.png Wesley Edens Milwaukee Bucks, Inc. $550M 2014
Minnesota Timberwolves Flag of the United States.png Glen Taylor Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Limited Partnership $88.5M 1995
New Orleans Pelicans Flag of the United States.png Gayle Benson New Orleans Pelicans NBA Limited Partnership $338M 2012
New York Knicks Flag of the United States.png James Dolan The Madison Square Garden Company, New York Knicks, Inc. $300M 1997
Oklahoma City Thunder Flag of the United States.png Clay Bennett Professional Basketball Club LLC $325M 2006
Orlando Magic Flag of the United States.png Dan DeVos RDV Sports, Inc., Orlando Magic, Ltd. $85M 1991
Philadelphia 76ers Flag of the United States.png Joshua Harris, Adam Aron, David Blitzer, Martin J. Geller, David B. Heller, Travis Hennings, James Lassiter, Marc Leder, Michael Rubin, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Art Wrubel, Kevin Hart, Indonesia Flag.png Erick Thohir, Handy Soetedjo Philadelphia 76ers, Inc. $287M 2011
Phoenix Suns Flag of the United States.png Robert Sarver Suns Legacy Partners, LLC $404M 2004
Portland Trail Blazers Flag of the United States.png Jody Allen Vulcan Inc., Trail Blazers, Inc. $70M 1988
Sacramento Kings India Flag.png Vivek Ranadivé, Flag of the United States.png Paul E. Jacobs, Gary E. Jacobs, Hal Jacobs, Jeffrey A. Jacobs, Shaquille O'Neal Sacramento Kings Partnership Group (operating entity yet to be named) $534M 2013
San Antonio Spurs Flag of the United States.png Peter Holt, David Robinson Spurs Sports & Entertainment, San Antonio Spurs LLC $76M 1993
Toronto Raptors Flag of Canada.png Larry Tanenbaum, Rogers Communications, BCE Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Toronto Raptors Basketball Club $467M 1998
Utah Jazz Flag of the United States.png Ryan Smith, Ashley Smith, Ryan Sweeney, Mike Cannon-Brookes, the Miller Family, Dwyane Wade Jazz Basketball Investors, Inc. $1.66B 2021
Washington Wizards Flag of the United States.png Ted Leonsis Monumental Sports & Entertainment $551M 2010
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