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NBA Teams Origins
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The city decided to name the team after ancestors of the Irish population because of the city's Irish culture
The team selected Stephanie Freed's entry in a team name contest
The name of a car was given to represent the city's auto racing history
The name was voted upon in a contest
The name was given because of the gold rush in the late 1850s
The team's previous city was home to these types of ships
The name was chosen in contest. The name was chosen because the city is known as 'The Valley of the Sun'
The name comes from the previous city the team plays in. The old city was known for this type of music
This bear was indigenous to the teams old city
This team was named after Frank Zollner's manufacturing company
This animal is indigenous to Western North Carolina
This name was given because it associated with basketball
This team was named after the year the Declaration of Independence was signed
This name represents a popular amusement park in the team's city
The name was chosen in contest. The entry was made by Jerry Tomko, who said that this name represents a group of daring fearless men, whose life pact was never surrender
The owner of the team chose this name
This name was chosen over Barons, Twisters, Renegades, Bison, and Lightning in a contest
The name was chosen in a contest, and the new name is similar to the old one(Royals)
The name represents the team's previous state, which was known as 'The Land of 10,000 Lakes'
The name was chosen because it is the only one of the lower 48 states to have these packs of animals roaming around
This name won a name the team contest because of its historical reference to the previous city of the team during the Revolutionary War
The name was chosen because at the time the team was founded, the city the team played in was the meat capital of the world
The name was chosen in a name the team contest
The team was named after pants rolled up just below the knee by Dutch settlers who founded this city
The name was chosen because the movie 'Jurassic Park' came out the year before the team was created
The name was chosen because of the first city the team played in. The name was shortened when the team relocated
The name was given because of the hunting tradition in this state
In the team's original city the name didn't have much meaning, but when the team relocated the name fit perfectly
The name represented the the many pioneers who travelled west
The name comes from the Delaware Indians who used to live in the area of the team's previous city. They were said to have put up a good fight against British colonists
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