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Oklahoma City scores with Top 10 ranking among ‘Best Cities for Basketball Fans’

By Eric Long / Economy / March 6, 2020

  • WalletHub ranked Oklahoma City #7 out of 291 of the most populated cities nationwide for the best cities for basketball fans.
  • In terms of the NBA, Oklahoma City was ranked #5 for best cities for basketball fans.
  • WalletHub used a total of 21 metrics to help determine the best cities for basketball fans. Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale, with 100 representing the most favorable conditions for basketball fandom.
  • These metrics consisted of looking at top-performing teams, revenues and traditions, fan attendance and engagement, and much more.

Source: WalletHub 2019, A rank of 1 is most favorable.

For comprehensive Economic Indicators and Regional Data, please visit your Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Economic Development Division at www.greateroklahomacity.com/economicindicators or contact Eric Long, Research Economist – 297-8976; elong@okcchamber.com.

This article originally appeared in the March 2020 issue of The POINT!

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