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The 15 smallest NBA cities - Listed by television market, out of 210 total areas (Number of Television Homes):

1.  Memphis, Tennessee (658,250) 
2.  New Orleans, Louisiana (675,760) 
3.  San Antonio, Texas (748,950) 
4.  Salt Lake City, Utah (800,000) 
5.  Milwaukee, Wisconsin (886,770) 
6.  Charlotte, North Carolina (1,004,440) 
7.  Indianapolis, Indiana (1,053,020) 
8.  Portland, Oregon (1,086,900) 
9.  Orlando, Florida (1,303,150) 
10. Sacramento, California (1,315,030) 
11. Denver, Colorado (1,401,760) 
12. Miami, Florida (1,496,810) 
13. Cleveland, Ohio (1,556,670) 
14. Phoenix, Arizona (1,596,950) 
15. Minneapolis, Minnesota (1,665,540) 
The 15 largest non-NBA cities - Listed by television market:

1.  Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida (1,671,040)
2.  St. Louis, Missouri (1,216,700)
3.  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1,186,010) 
4.  Baltimore, Maryland (1,087,730) 
5.  San Diego, California (1,025,730) 
6.  Hartford, Connecticut (1,017,530) 
7.  Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (966,720) 
8.  Nashville, Tennessee (916,170)
9.  Kansas City, Missouri (894,580)
10. Cincinnati, Ohio (883,230)
11. Columbus, Ohio (867,490)
12. Grand Rapids, Michigan (732,600) 
13. Port St. Lucie-West Palm Beach, Florida (729,010)
14. Birmingham, Alabama (717,300)
15. Virginia Beach-Norfolk, Virginia (707,750)

The 15 smallest NBA cities - Listed by metropolitan statistical area, out of 362 total areas (2004 MSA population):

1.  Salt Lake City, Utah (1,018,826) 
2.  Memphis, Tennessee (1,250,293) 
3.  New Orleans, Louisiana (1,319,589) 
4.  Charlotte, North Carolina (1,474,734) 
5.  Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1,515,738) 
6.  Indianapolis, Indiana (1,621,613) 
7.  San Antonio, Texas (1,854,050) 
8.  Orlando, Florida (1,861,707) 
9.  Sacramento, California (2,016,702) 
10. Portland, Oregon (2,064,336) 
11. Cleveland, Ohio (2,137,073) 
12. Denver, Colorado (2,330,146) 
13. Minneapolis, Minnesota (3,116,206) 
14. Seattle, Washington (3,166,828) 
15. Phoenix, Arizona (3,715,360) 

The 15 largest non-NBA cities - Listed by MSA population (2004):
1. Riverside, California (3,793,081)(in Los Angeles-Anaheim TV market) 
2. San Diego, California (2,931,714) 
3. St. Louis, Missouri (2,764,054) 
4. Baltimore, Maryland (2,639,613) 
5. Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida (2,587,967) 
6. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2,401,575) 
7. Cincinnati, Ohio (2,058,221) 
8. Kansas City, Missouri (1,925,319) 
9. San Jose, California (1,741,431)(in San Francisco-Oakland TV market) 
10. Columbus, Ohio (1,693,906) 
11. Las Vegas, Nevada (1,650,671)
12. Virginia Beach-Norfolk, Virginia (1,644,250)
13. Providence, Rhode Island (1,628,808)
14. Austin, Texas (1,412,271) 
15. Nashville, Tennessee (1,395,879)