And, as per usual, the Chicago Bulls are among the franchises at the top.
Per Forbes, the Bulls are worth $4.1 billion, marking 12 percent growth from one year ago trailing only the Golden State Warriors ($7 billion), New York Knicks ($6.1 billion) and Los Angeles Lakers ($5.9 billion) in total valuation.
Rounding out the top 10 behind the Bulls are the Boston Celtics ($4 billion), Los Angeles Clippers ($3.9 billion), Brooklyn Nets ($3.5 billion), Dallas Mavericks ($3.5 billion), Houston Rockets ($3.2 billion) and Philadelphia 76ers ($3.15 billion).
In general, the NBA has rebounded from the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, which disrupted the schedule and attendance potential of the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons.
According to Forbes, the average NBA team is worth $2.86 billion, up 15 percent in the last year, and the league is "is back on its pre-Covid growth trajectory."