5 Worst Champions in NBA History

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5 Worst Champions in NBA History
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The list of NBA champions is one of the most exclusive clubs in sports.

Only 65 teams have ever captured the NBA (and formerly BAA) crown, and the Lakers and Celtics franchises are responsible for 33 of those 65 titles.

Of course, there is a wide disparity between the various teams that have won the NBA Finals over the past six-plus decades. Clearly, it would be unfair to compare the teams of today to the squads of the '50s and '60s, but we can evaluate each title-winning club against the powers of its own era to determine how strong they actually were (relatively speaking).

So, with a little analysis, here is a look at the five worst NBA champions of all time.

Let the debate begin.

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