National Basketball Association Strategies : Business Expansions, Relocations, and Mergers

By: Jozsa Jr., Frank PMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandSpringerBriefs in Economics: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (129 p.)ISBN: 9783319100586Subject(s): Basketball -- Coaching | Basketball -- OffenseGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: National Basketball Association Strategies : Business Expansions, Relocations, and MergersDDC classification: 796.3232 LOC classification: GV889 -- .J69 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; Purpose and Objectives; Book Reviews; Organization and Structure; Part I: Expansion Franchises; Chapter 2: Before 1976 Season; Expansion Franchises; Chicago Packers/Zephyrs; Chicago Bulls; San Diego Rockets; Seattle Supersonics; Milwaukee Bucks; Phoenix Suns; Buffalo Braves; Cleveland Cavaliers; Portland Trail Blazers; New Orleans Jazz; Chapter 3: From 1976 Season; Expansion Franchises; Dallas Mavericks; Charlotte Hornets; Miami Heat; Orlando Magic; Minnesota Timberwolves; Toronto Raptors; Vancouver Grizzlies
Charlotte BobcatsPart II: Team Relocations; Chapter 4: Before 1976 Season; Team Relocations; Tri-Cities Blackhawks → Milwaukee Hawks; Milwaukee Hawks → St. Louis Hawks; Fort Wayne Pistons → Detroit Pistons; Rochester Royals → Cincinnati Royals; Minneapolis Lakers → Los Angeles Lakers; Philadelphia Warriors → San Francisco Warriors; Chicago Zephyrs → Baltimore Bullets; Syracuse Nationals → Philadelphia 76ers; St. Louis Hawks → Atlanta Hawks; San Diego Rockets → Houston Rockets; San Francisco Warriors → Golden State Warriors; Cincinnati Royals → Kansas City-Omaha Kings
Baltimore Bullets → Capital/Washington Bullets/WizardsChapter 5: From 1976 Season; Team Relocations; New York Nets → New Jersey Nets; Buffalo Braves → San Diego Clippers; New Orleans Jazz → Utah Jazz; San Diego Clippers → Los Angeles Clippers; Kansas City Kings → Sacramento Kings; Vancouver Grizzlies → Memphis Grizzlies; Charlotte Hornets → New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans; Seattle Supersonics → Oklahoma City Thunder; New Jersey Nets → Brooklyn Nets; Part III: League Mergers; Chapter 6: National Basketball League-Basketball Association of America; History; National Basketball League
Basketball Association of America BAA-NBL Merger; Anderson Packers; Baltimore Bullets; Boston Celtics; Chicago Stags; Denver Nuggets; Fort Wayne Pistons; Minneapolis Lakers; New York Knicks; Philadelphia Warriors; Rochester Royals; Sheboygan Redskins; St. Louis Bombers; Syracuse Nationals; Tri-Cities Blackhawks; Washington Capitols; Waterloo Hawks; Chapter 7: American Basketball Association-National Basketball Association; History; American Basketball Association; Expansion Franchises; Team Relocations; National Basketball Association; ABA-NBA Merger; Denver Nuggets
Indiana Pacers New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets; San Antonio Spurs; Chapter 8: Future Strategies; Expansion Franchises; Domestic Markets; Kansas City; Las Vegas; Louisville; Pittsburgh; Seattle; St. Louis; Foreign Markets; Barcelona; Berlin; London; Madrid; Paris; Rome; Team Relocations; Eastern Conference; Atlanta Hawks; Charlotte Bobcats; Milwaukee Bucks; Western Conference; Memphis Grizzlies; New Orleans Pelicans; League Mergers; Appendix; Bibliography; Articles; Books; Dissertations; Government Publications; Internet Sources; Media Guides; Index
Summary: This Brief identifies and contrasts the groups of National Basketball Association (NBA) expansion franchises and of any teams that relocated from one metropolitan area or city to another from 1950 to 2013. It discusses historical differences and similarities in the teams' markets and performances and then as members of divisions and conferences. It measures and compares the emergence, development, and success of the teams by analyzing demographic, economic and sport-specific data. It also discusses the respective mergers of the Basketball Association of America and National Basketball League i
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Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; Purpose and Objectives; Book Reviews; Organization and Structure; Part I: Expansion Franchises; Chapter 2: Before 1976 Season; Expansion Franchises; Chicago Packers/Zephyrs; Chicago Bulls; San Diego Rockets; Seattle Supersonics; Milwaukee Bucks; Phoenix Suns; Buffalo Braves; Cleveland Cavaliers; Portland Trail Blazers; New Orleans Jazz; Chapter 3: From 1976 Season; Expansion Franchises; Dallas Mavericks; Charlotte Hornets; Miami Heat; Orlando Magic; Minnesota Timberwolves; Toronto Raptors; Vancouver Grizzlies

Charlotte BobcatsPart II: Team Relocations; Chapter 4: Before 1976 Season; Team Relocations; Tri-Cities Blackhawks → Milwaukee Hawks; Milwaukee Hawks → St. Louis Hawks; Fort Wayne Pistons → Detroit Pistons; Rochester Royals → Cincinnati Royals; Minneapolis Lakers → Los Angeles Lakers; Philadelphia Warriors → San Francisco Warriors; Chicago Zephyrs → Baltimore Bullets; Syracuse Nationals → Philadelphia 76ers; St. Louis Hawks → Atlanta Hawks; San Diego Rockets → Houston Rockets; San Francisco Warriors → Golden State Warriors; Cincinnati Royals → Kansas City-Omaha Kings

Baltimore Bullets → Capital/Washington Bullets/WizardsChapter 5: From 1976 Season; Team Relocations; New York Nets → New Jersey Nets; Buffalo Braves → San Diego Clippers; New Orleans Jazz → Utah Jazz; San Diego Clippers → Los Angeles Clippers; Kansas City Kings → Sacramento Kings; Vancouver Grizzlies → Memphis Grizzlies; Charlotte Hornets → New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans; Seattle Supersonics → Oklahoma City Thunder; New Jersey Nets → Brooklyn Nets; Part III: League Mergers; Chapter 6: National Basketball League-Basketball Association of America; History; National Basketball League

Basketball Association of America BAA-NBL Merger; Anderson Packers; Baltimore Bullets; Boston Celtics; Chicago Stags; Denver Nuggets; Fort Wayne Pistons; Minneapolis Lakers; New York Knicks; Philadelphia Warriors; Rochester Royals; Sheboygan Redskins; St. Louis Bombers; Syracuse Nationals; Tri-Cities Blackhawks; Washington Capitols; Waterloo Hawks; Chapter 7: American Basketball Association-National Basketball Association; History; American Basketball Association; Expansion Franchises; Team Relocations; National Basketball Association; ABA-NBA Merger; Denver Nuggets

Indiana Pacers New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets; San Antonio Spurs; Chapter 8: Future Strategies; Expansion Franchises; Domestic Markets; Kansas City; Las Vegas; Louisville; Pittsburgh; Seattle; St. Louis; Foreign Markets; Barcelona; Berlin; London; Madrid; Paris; Rome; Team Relocations; Eastern Conference; Atlanta Hawks; Charlotte Bobcats; Milwaukee Bucks; Western Conference; Memphis Grizzlies; New Orleans Pelicans; League Mergers; Appendix; Bibliography; Articles; Books; Dissertations; Government Publications; Internet Sources; Media Guides; Index

This Brief identifies and contrasts the groups of National Basketball Association (NBA) expansion franchises and of any teams that relocated from one metropolitan area or city to another from 1950 to 2013. It discusses historical differences and similarities in the teams' markets and performances and then as members of divisions and conferences. It measures and compares the emergence, development, and success of the teams by analyzing demographic, economic and sport-specific data. It also discusses the respective mergers of the Basketball Association of America and National Basketball League i

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