The 8 Most Successful NBA Franchises of All-Time

It's all about getting your hands on the trophy (image: streetball.com)

It’s all about getting your hands on the trophy (image: streetball.com)

As a unified nationwide league, the NBA has been in existence since 1949 (but was initially founded in 1946) and has now grown to include 30 franchises and to be globally recognised as representing the very pinnacle of the sport of basketball.

Any franchise that has managed to take the NBA title therefore, is rightly lauded as having captured arguably the most prestigious crown within their sport and it is that which makes each and every NBA Championship so hard fought and tough to win. In the close to seven decades since the inception of the league, 18 different franchise have got their hands on the title and the following eight are those to have won it most often.