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San Antonio is a slam dunk on list of best cities for basketball fans

San Antonio is a slam dunk on list of best cities for basketball fans

Even in the off season the San Antonio Spurs score big: WalletHub just ranked San Antonio the No. 4 best place for basketball fans.

The financial website analyzed the largest U.S. cities based on a host of factors, including the number of NBA and NCAA Division 1 teams and their performance level, fan engagement, and more.

Alamo City slipped one spot from last year, but local basketball fans have a lot to be proud of. The Spurs have the second highest performance level among all NBA teams, winning 74.8 percent of their games over the last three seasons. Additionally, the franchise is worth a whopping $1.18 billion, the 10th most valuable in the league.

Even more impressive? WalletHub declares the San Anotnio Spurs the most popular team in the nation. Pat yourself on the back for keeping the AT&T Center 99 percent full during home games.

San Antonio doesn't score so hot on the college court, due to the poor performance level of the University of Texas San Antonio Roadrunners and the Incarnate Word Cardinals.

On the overall list, Los Angeles (home to the Lakers, Clippers, and three Division 1 college teams) takes the No. 1 spot, followed by Boston at No. 2 and Oakland at No. 3. Dallas and Houston slide in at Nos. 11 and 18, respectively.