Warriors

Warriors

One year ago, Forbes gave the Warriors a valuation of $1.3 billion -- seventh highest in the NBA.

On Wednesday morning, the magazine released its latest NBA franchise valuations.

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Golden State is now worth an estimated $1.9 billion -- sixth most in the NBA.

Joe Lacob and Peter Guber's ownership group bought the Warriors in 2010 for $450 million.

The Knicks ($3 billion), Lakers ($2.7 billion), Bulls ($2.3 billion), Celtics ($2.1 billion) and Clippers ($2 billion) comprise the Top 5.

The average NBA team is now worth $1.25 billion, a 13 percent increase from 2015.

The full list of NBA team valuations, from Forbes:

 
  Rank Team Current Value 1-Yr Value Change Debt/Value Revenue Operating Income
#1 New York Knicks $3 B 20% 0% $307 M $108.9 M
#2 Los Angeles Lakers $2.7 B 4% 1% $304 M $133.4 M
#3 Chicago Bulls $2.3 B 15% 2% $228 M $67.6 M
#4 Boston Celtics $2.1 B 24% 8% $181 M $57.4 M
#5 Los Angeles Clippers $2 B 25% 0% $176 M $20.6 M
#6 Golden State Warriors $1.9 B 46% 13% $201 M $57.6 M
#7 Brooklyn Nets $1.7 B 13% 15% $220 M $-5.7 M
#8 Houston Rockets $1.5 B 20% 7% $237 M $74.6 M
#9 Dallas Mavericks $1.4 B 22% 8% $177 M $24.3 M
#10 Miami Heat $1.3 B 11% 7% $180 M $20.8 M
#11 San Antonio Spurs $1.15 B 15% 7% $170 M $31.9 M
#12 Cleveland Cavaliers $1.1 B 20% 18% $191 M $24.8 M
#13 Phoenix Suns $1 B 10% 18% $154 M $21.8 M
#14 Toronto Raptors $980 M 7% 12% $163 M $23.5 M
#15 Portland Trail Blazers $975 M 4% 11% $157 M $4.1 M
#16 Washington Wizards $960 M 7% 14% $146 M $2.9 M
#17 Oklahoma City Thunder $950 M 2% 15% $157 M $20.9 M
#18 Sacramento Kings $925 M 16% 25% $141 M $4.2 M
#19 Orlando Magic $900 M 3% 17% $143 M $35.4 M
#20 Utah Jazz $875 M 3% 9% $146 M $27.5 M
#21 Denver Nuggets $855 M 0% 0% $140 M $26.3 M
#22 Detroit Pistons $850 M 5% 22% $154 M $16 M
#23 Indiana Pacers $840 M 1% 18% $138 M $19 M
#24 Atlanta Hawks $825 M 0% 30% $142 M $7 M
#25 Memphis Grizzlies $780 M 4% 22% $147 M $10.3 M
#26 Charlotte Hornets $750 M 3% 20% $142 M $3.7 M
#27 Minnesota Timberwolves $720 M 15% 14% $146 M $15.1 M
#28 Philadelphia 76ers $700 M 0% 21% $124 M $13.9 M
#29 Milwaukee Bucks $675 M 12% 26% $126 M $11.6 M
#30 New Orleans Pelicans $650 M 0% 19% $142 M $19.7 M