2020 March POINT!

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

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

Best Cities for Basketball Fans

Overall Rank City

Total Score

NBA Rank

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Boston

62.37 61.81 51.37 48.07 47.40 45.55 45.31

1 2 3 4 7 6 5

Los Angeles

Oakland

San Antonio Salt Lake City

Miami

Oklahoma City

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

• WalletHub ranked Oklahoma City #7 out of 291 of the most populated cities nationwide for the best cities for basketball fans. • These metrics consisted of looking at top-performing teams, revenues and traditions, fan attendance and engagement, and much more.

• 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. • In terms of the NBA, Oklahoma City was ranked #5 for best cities for basketball fans.

For comprehensive Economic Indicators and Regional Data, please visit your Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Economic Development Division at greateroklahomacity.com/economicindicators or contact Eric Long, Research Economist – 405-297-8976; elong@okcchamber.com

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