What Makes Each NBA Team Distinctively Special?

Aaron NavarroCorrespondent IOctober 12, 2009

What Makes Each NBA Team Distinctively Special?

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    SALT LAKE CITY - MAY 26:  The Utah Jazz mascot looks on during a break in the game against the San Antonio Spurs in Game Three of the Western Conference Finals during the 2007 NBA Playoffs at the EnergySolutions Arena on May 26, 2007 in Salt Lake City, Ut

Atlanta Hawks - Hawk Action

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Boston Celtics - The Parquet Floor

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    BOSTON - JUNE 05:  Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics walks across the court in Game One of the 2008 NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers on June 5, 2008 at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges a

Charlotte Bobcats - Anticipation

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    NEW YORK - JUNE 25:  NBA Commissioner David Stern poses for a photograph with the twelth overall draft pick by the Charlotte Bobcats,  Gerald Henderson during the 2009 NBA Draft at the Wamu Theatre at Madison Square Garden June 25, 2009 in New York City.

Chicago Bulls - Potential

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    MILWAUKEE - FEBRUARY 18: Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls shoots a free-throw during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks on February 18, 2009 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Bulls defeated the Bucks 113-104. NOTE TO USER: User expres

Cleveland Cavaliers -

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    CLEVELAND - MAY 10:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers does his pregame ritual of applying powder to his hands and tossing it in the air prior to the start of their game against the Boston Celtics in Game Three of the 2008 NBA Eastern Conference

Dallas Mavericks - Mark Cuban

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    OAKLAND, CA - MAY 03:  Baron Davis #5 of the Golden State Warriors greets Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks after Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2007 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2007 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NO

Denver Nuggets - The Epitome of Leadership

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    DENVER - MAY 13:  Chauncey Billups #7 of the Denver Nuggets gestures to his teammates from the bench during action against the Dallas Mavericks in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at Pepsi Center on May 13, 2009

Detroit Pistons - Detroit Basketball!

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Golden State Warriors - All Offense, No Defense

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    OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 30:  Monta Ellis #8 of the Golden State Warriors looks on against the Memphis Grizzlies during an NBA game on March 30, 2009 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by download

Houston Rockets - The Unexpected

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12:  Head coach Rick Adelman of the Houston Rockets looks on from the sideline while taking on the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 12, 2009 in

Indiana Pacers - Shooters Touch

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    ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 07:  Danny Granger #33 of the Indiana Pacers shoots over Maurice Evans #1 of the Orlando Magic at Amway Arena on December 7, 2007 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or

LA Clippers - A New Hope

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    MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 29:  Blake Griffin #23 of the Oklahoma Sooners jumps into Tyler Hansbrough #50 of the North Carolina Tar Heels in the second half during the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional Final at the FedExForum on March 29, 2009 in M

LA Lakers - Jack Nicholson

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 27:  Actor Jack Nicholson looks on from his courtside seat during the Los Angeles Lakers against Utah Jazz in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 27, 2009 in Los

Memphis Grizzlies - Crowd Attendence

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    NEW YORK - JANUARY 23:  O.J. Mayo #32 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes up for a shot during the game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden January 23, 2009 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloa

Miami Heat - Hot Weather, Hot Dancers

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    MIAMI - NOVEMBER 1:  The Heat Dancers perform during before the Detroit Pistons take on the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena November 1, 2007 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using th

Milwaukee Bucks - Jennings!

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    MILWAUKEE - MARCH 26: Brandon Jennings #3 of the West team puts up a shot past Kemba Walker #15 of the East team during the McDonald's All-American High School basketball game on March 26, 2008 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jona

Minnesota Timberwolves - Youth

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    MILWAUKEE - FEBRUARY 07: Ramon Sessions #7 of the Milwaukee Bucks brings the ball upcourt against the Detroit Pistons on February 7, 2009 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Pistons defeated the Bucks 126-121 in overtime. NOTE TO USER: User

New Jersey Nets - Jay-Z

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    NEW YORK - OCTOBER 07:  Actress Kate Hudson and rapper Jay-Z look on from the stands before Game One of the ALDS between the Minnesota Twins and the New York Yankees during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 7, 2009 in the Bronx borough of

New Orleans Hornets - Don't Sit Till First Basket

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    NEW ORLEANS - APRIL 25:  (L-R) Sean Marks #4, Chris Paul #4,James Posey #41 and Rasual Butler #45 of the New Orleans Hornets walk across the court during Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Denver Nuggets during the 2009 NBA Pla

New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden

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Oklahoma City Thunder - Newly Born

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    OKLAHOMA CITY - OCTOBER 29:  A fan plays basketball outside before the Milwaukee Bucks play the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Ford Center on October 29, 2008 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by download

Orlando Magic -

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    PHOENIX - FEBRUARY 14:  Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic emerges from a phone booth wearing a Superman cape during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night, part of 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend at US Airways Center on February 14, 2009 in Ph

Philadelphia 76ers - A.I.

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    PHILADELPHIA - MAY 01:  Andre Iguodala #9 of the Philadelphia 76ers wipes sweat from his face against the Detroit Pistons in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2008 NBA Playoffs on May 1, 2008 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphi

Phoenix Suns - Captain Canada

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    OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Steve Nash #13 of the Phoenix Suns shoots over Monta Ellis 38 and Al Harrington #3 of the Golden State Warriors during an NBA game on February 13, 2008 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowl

Portland Trail Blazers - Progress

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    PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 06:  Brandon Roy #7 of the Portland Trail Blazers celebrates with Joel Przybilla #10  after making a go ahead shot with 1.9 seconds remaining in overtime agianst the Houston Rockets  at the Rose Garden on November 6, 2008 in Portla

Sacramento Kings - The Good Ol' Days

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    PORTLAND, OR - FEBRUARY 5:  Chris Webber #4 of the Sacramento Kings shoots against the Portland Trail Blazers during the game on February 5, 2005 at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. The Blazers won 114-108. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges an

San Antonio Spurs - Dynasty

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25:  Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs drives the ball to the basket during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center on January 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  The Lakers defeated the Spurs 99-85.

Toronto Raptors - United Nations

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 07:  Hedo Turkoglu #15 of the Orlando Magic drives on Trevor Ariza #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Two of the 2009 NBA Finals at Staples Center on June 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledg

Utah Jazz - Jerry Sloan

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    7 Feb 1999:   Coach Jerry Sloan of the Los Angeles Lakers looking on during the game against the Utah Jazz at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. The Jazz defeated the Lakers 100-91.  Mandatory Credit: Todd Warshaw  /Allsport

Washington Wizards - Comeback Kids

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    WASHINGTON - MAY 05:  Antonio Daniels #6 of the Washington Wizards consoles teammate Gilbert Arenas #0 after Arenas missed 2 free throws with 15 seconds left in overtime of game six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers d
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