Top 10 NBA Arenas With Largest Capacity 2017

10. Philips Arena – Atlanta Hawks – 20,425 spectators 


Philips Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in AtlantaGeorgia, and is home to the Atlanta Hawks, of the National Basketball Association, and the Atlanta Dream, of the Women's National Basketball Association. It also served as home to the National Hockey League's Atlanta Thrashers from 1999 to 2011, before the team moved to Winnipeg. It opened in 1999 at a cost of $213.5 million, replacing the Omni Coliseum. It is owned by the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority and operated by Tony Ressler, who also, with a group of investors that includes Grant Hill, owns the Hawks.

9. Air Canada Centre – Toronto Raptors – 20,511 spectators

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Air Canada Centre is a multi-purpose indoor sporting arena located on Bay Street in the South Core district of Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

8. Quicken Loans Arena – Cleveland Cavaliers – 20,562 spectators

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Large indoor venue for pro sports such as hockey, basketball & arena football plus various concerts.

7. Staples Center – Los Angeles Lakers (19,125) and Los Angeles Clippers (20,578)

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Staples Center is a multi-purpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles. Adjacent to the L.A. Live development, it is located next to the Los Angeles Convention Center complex along Figueroa Street.

6. Moda Center – Portland Trail Blazers – 20,709 spectators

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Moda Center, formerly known as the Rose Garden, is the primary indoor sports arena in Portland, Oregon, United States. It is suitable for large indoor events of all sorts, including basketball, ice hockey, rodeos, circuses, conventions, ice shows, concerts, and dramatic productions. The arena has a capacity of 19,393 spectators when configured for basketball. It is equipped with state-of-the-art acoustics and other amenities.

5. American Airlines Center – Dallas Mavericks – 21,146 spectators

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Huge venue used for Dallas Mavericks & Stars games plus concerts & other large events.

4. Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia 76ers – 21,315 spectators

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The Wells Fargo Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the home arena of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL), and the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) every few months. The arena lies at the southwest corner of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, which includes Lincoln Financial FieldCitizens Bank Park, and Xfinity Live!.

3. Time Warner Cable Arena – Charlotte Hornets – 21,624 spectators

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The Time Warner Cable Arena, or the Hive as it’s commonly known, is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It’s the newest arena in this list, opened only in 2005

2. The Palace of Auburn Hills – Detroit Pistons – 22,076 spectators

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Opened in 1988 the home stadium of the Detroit Pistons in Auburn Hills, Michigan is only one of two (the other being Madison Square Garden) stadiums that aren’t named after a sponsor. It’s also the oldest stadium in this list

1. United Center – Chicago Bulls – 23,129 spectators

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The United Center in Chicago opened in 1994 and has the largest (standing) capacity among all the NBA arenas. It is home to the Chicago Bulls as well as the Chicago Blackhawks NHL team
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