NBA teams have fans for a reason. Even the perennial bottom feeders have consistent fanbases that stick with them through thick and thin.
But what are those reasons?
Whether it's a specific player, a group of players, young talent, a tremendous dunker or even a superstar on the decline, each and every team in the league gives us a reason to root for them.
From the Atlanta Hawks through the Washington Wizards, read on to find out what those reasons are.
Who knows, you may even find yourself with a new team to cheer for whenever the NBA lockout ends and we have basketball to watch again. Speaking of the NBA lockout, keep in mind that this article is written under the somewhat faulty assumption that the 2011-2012 season actually happens.