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The ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Sport, asked all NBA fans to name their favorite NBA team. As the '09-10 NBA season enters its first weekend, the following are favorite NBA teams named for January through August '09, as well as for the full year '04 (ESPN Sports Poll).FAVORITE NBA TEAMS'09 TEAM%
(n = 15,452)'04 TEAM%
(n = 24,009)Lakers9.4%Lakers12.1%Celtics5.1%Bulls3.6%Cavaliers3.1%Pistons2.3%Bulls3.0%76ers2.3%Pistons1.9%Celtics2.3%Spurs1.7%Knicks2.1%Knicks1.5%Spurs1.9%76ers1.5%Kings1.7%Suns1.1%Pacers1.5%Mavericks1.1%Mavericks1.3%Nuggets1.0%Rockets1.2%Rockets1.0%T'Wolves1.2%Trail Blazers1.0%Cavaliers1.1%Heat0.9%Nets0.9%Jazz0.9%Jazz0.8%Magic0.8%Sonics0.7%Kings0.6%Trail Blazers0.7%Wizards0.5%Heat0.7%Hornets0.5%Magic0.7%Hawks0.5%Bucks0.6%Bucks0.5%Nuggets0.6%Nets0.5%Suns0.5%Warriors0.4%Wizards0.4%T'Wolves0.4%Hornets0.3%Pacers0.4%Warriors0.3%Bobcats0.2%Hawks0.3%Raptors0.1%Grizzlies0.2%Grizzlies0.1%Raptors0.2%Clippers0.1%Clippers0.2%Thunder0.0%Bobcats0.1%None60.1%None57.2%
NOTES: 0.1% of '09 respondents also named the Sonics as their favorite team.