National Basketball Association Cheerleading Article

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Washington Wizards cheerleaders at the Verizon Center.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a professional basketball league with teams in the United States and Canada. Each team has a squad of dancers for cheerleading that are usually involved in dancing, charity work, fundraisers, and modeling. [1]

Teams

Name NBA Team
A-Town Dancers [2] Atlanta Hawks
Blazer Dancers [3] Portland Trail Blazers
Celtics Dancers and Green Team [4] Boston Celtics
Brooklynettes [5] Brooklyn Nets
Charlotte Honey Bees [6] Charlotte Hornets
Chicago Luvabulls [7] Chicago Bulls
Cavalier Girls [8] Cleveland Cavaliers
Mavs Dancers [9] Dallas Mavericks
Nuggets Dancers [10] Denver Nuggets
Automotion [11] Detroit Pistons
Warrior Girls [12] Golden State Warriors
Grizz Girls [13] Memphis Grizzlies
Power Dancers [14] Houston Rockets
Pacemates [15] Indiana Pacers
Knicks City Dancers [16] New York Knicks
Spirit Dance Team [17] Los Angeles Clippers
Laker Girls [18] Los Angeles Lakers
Magic Dancers [19] Orlando Magic
HEAT Dancers [20] Miami Heat
Energee [21] Milwaukee Bucks
Pelicans Dance Team [22] New Orleans Pelicans
Thunder Girls [23] Oklahoma City Thunder
Silver Dancers [24] San Antonio Spurs
Sixers Dancers [25] Philadelphia 76ers
Suns Dancers [26] Phoenix Suns
Timberwolves Dance Team [1] Minnesota Timberwolves
Kings Royal Court Dancers [27] Sacramento Kings
Dance Pak [28] Toronto Raptors
Jazz Dancers [29] Utah Jazz
Wizard Girls [30] Washington Wizards

Notable NBA cheerleaders

Atlanta Hawks

Boston Celtics

Chicago Bulls

Dallas Mavericks

Denver Nuggets

  • Lindsey Kovacevich (2005–07) -anchor and reporter of KVAL-TV

Detroit Pistons

Golden State Warriors

Houston Rockets

Indiana Pacers

Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Clippers

Miami Heat

Milwaukee Bucks

Minnesota Timberwolves

New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets

New Orleans Hornets

New York Knicks

Oklahoma City Thunder

Orlando Magic

Philadelphia 76ers

Phoenix Suns

Portland Trail Blazers

Sacramento Kings

  • Vanessa Born (2001–03) – actress
  • Aubrey Aquino – TV reporter and host [33]

Toronto Raptors

Utah Jazz

Memphis Grizzlies

See also

References

  1. ^ a b NBA Dance Teams, I Love This Game, Manlyweb.com
  2. ^ Atlanta Hawks Dance Team | Main Page | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE ATLANTA HAWKS
  3. ^ BLAZERS: Blazer Dancers
  4. ^ Game Night Entertainment | Celtics.com - The official website of the Boston Celtics
  5. ^ Brooklynettes
  6. ^ Honeybees
  7. ^ Chicago Luvabulls | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE CHICAGO BULLS
  8. ^ Meet The 2005–06 Cavalier Girls | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
  9. ^ mavericks dancers | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE DALLAS MAVERICKS
  10. ^ NUGGETS: 2009–10 Nuggets Dancers
  11. ^ Automotion | The Official Site Of The Detroit Pistons
  12. ^ WARRIORS: Warrior Girls 2005–06
  13. ^ http://www.nba.com/grizzlies/grizz-girls/2015-16
  14. ^ ROCKETS: 2007–2008 Rockets Power Dancers
  15. ^ Pacemates Home | The Official Site Of The Indiana Pacers
  16. ^ Knicks City Dancers - Home
  17. ^ CLIPPERS: Los Angeles Clippers Spirit Dance Team
  18. ^ Meet the 2005–06 Laker Girls | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS
  19. ^ MAGIC: 2011–12 Orlando Magic Dancers
  20. ^ HEAT: Miami HEAT Dancers
  21. ^ BUCKS: Energee!
  22. ^ Pelicans Dance Team
  23. ^ Oklahoma City Thunder | Thunder Girls
  24. ^ 2011–2012 Silver Dancers | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS
  25. ^ SIXERS: 2011–12 Sixers Dancers
  26. ^ SUNS: Phoenix Suns Dance Team
  27. ^ KINGS: Kings Royal Court Dancers
  28. ^ RAPTORS:
    2005–06 Raptors Dance Pak!
  29. ^ Jazz: Dance | The Official Site Of The Utah Jazz
  30. ^ Wizard Girls | The Official Site of the Wizard Girls
  31. ^ Up & Down: It's good to be Hunter ... Mahan, that is - Golf, PGA Tour - CBSSports.com PGA, News, Leaderboard Scores, Schedule and Stats
  32. ^ Ali Dee - Home
  33. ^ Aubrey Up Close

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