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Where Are The Largest Basketball Arenas In The United States?

Where Are The Largest Basketball Arenas In The United States?

The United States is the home of the most popular basketball league in the world – the NBA. There are plenty of chances to place bets on NBA teams and matches out there. Signing up with this PA iLottery bonus code will give you a chance to register and claim the bonus of one of the top places. In this article, we will go over the biggest basketball venues in the USA and find out a little more about them & the teams that play there.

Carrier Dome

Carrier Dome has a capacity of 35,454 and it's located on the campus of Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. Two basketball teams call the venue their home – the men's and women's basketball team Syracuse Orange. It is famous for being the largest domed stadium of any college campus and in all of the Northeastern United States.

Greensboro Coliseum Complex

Greensboro Coliseum Complex is a multi-purpose complex located in Greensboro, North Carolina. The capacity of 23,377 makes it the largest indoor arena in the United States. It's the official home of UNC Greensboro Spartans and since the 2016/2017 season home to the Greensboro Swarm (affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA G League).

KFC Yum! Center

KFC Yum! The Center is located in Louisville, Kentucky, and has a capacity of 22,090. It's been the home of the Louisville Cardinals men's and women's basketball teams since it was built in 2010. In addition to basketball the arena can host football and lacrosse games, but it was also a home for women's volleyball between 2011 and 2017.

Dean Smith Center

The second arena in North Carolina on this list is Dean Dome or Smith Center. It's located in Chapel Hill in North Carolina and its capacity is 21,750. The venue is currently the home of the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team of the NCAA. It was a home for the women's basketball college team as well, but for only one season while their original venue, Carmichael Auditorium was under renovation.

Thompson–Boling Arena

Thompson-Boiling Arena is located in Knoxville, Tennessee and it's on the campus of the University of Tennessee. Its capacity is 21,749 and the arena is the home of the Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball and Tennessee Lady Volunteers women's basketball team. The basketball court is named “The Summitt” after the late basketball coach of the Lady Vols Pat Summitt.

United Center

United Center is located in Chicago, Illinois and its capacity is 20,917. The UC was also named as one of the greatest NBA arenas. The Chicago Bulls of the NBA play their home games at the Madhouse on Madison, who recently acquired forward Derrick Jones Jr. The Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL also call the UC their home. At the arena, you can check out the iconic Michael Jordan statue, which was built in 1994.

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Honorable Mentions

There are several other basketball venues which capacity is over twenty-thousand in the United States. We have listed them below

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland

Rupp Arena in Lexington

Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit

Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia