NBA 75

NBA 75: Which NBA franchises are most represented on 75th anniversary team?

Over the first three days of the NBA's 75th season, the league's '75th-anniversary team' was announced.

Led by the reigning Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, there are 11 active players on the team - one of the key takeaways from the announcement. What about teams?

Which team is most represented?

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How did the league's three oldest franchises - the Warriors, Boston Celtics, New York Knicks - fare? They were well-represented on the team, however, they weren't the franchise with the most players on the team.

Which NBA team is most represented on NBA 75?

That honour belongs to the Los Angeles Lakers, who have 17 players on the team including notable Hall of Famers like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jerry West, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal and the late Kobe Bryant.

Second-in line are the Boston Celtics, who have 15.

(Note: Players may appear more than once for appearing with multiple franchises)

Franchises with most NBA 75 team members
Team No. Players
Lakers 17 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Carmelo Anthony, Elgin Baylor, Kobe Bryant, Wilt Chamberlain, Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Karl Malone, Bob McAdoo, George Mikan, Steve Nash, Shaquille O'Neal, Gary Payton, Jerry West, Russell Westbrook, James Worthy,
Celtics 15 Nate Archibald, Ray Allen, Larry Bird, Bob Cousy, Dave Cowens, Kevin Garnett, John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Kevin McHale, Shaquille O'Neal, Robert Parish, Paul Pierce Bill Sharman, Bill Russell, Bill Walton
Knicks 9 Carmelo Anthony, Dave DeBusschere, Patrick Ewing, Walt Frazier, Jason Kidd, Jerry Lucas, Bob McAdoo, Earl Monroe, Willis Reed
76ers 7 Charles Barkley, Wilt Chamberlain, Billy Cunningham, Julius Erving, Hal Greer, Allen Iverson, Moses Malone
Warriors 6 Paul Arizin, Rick Barry, Wilt Chamberlain, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Nate Thurmond

It doesn't come as a surprise that the Lakers and Celtics are most represented on the team, given that these two franchises have won 34 (17 each) of the 74 NBA championships so far.

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