Charlotte Hornets moved to New Orleans (moved to Oklahoma City for two seasons due to Hurricane Katrina in August 2005).
Vancouver Grizzlies moved to Memphis.
Kansas City Kings moved to Sacramento.
San Diego Clippers moved to Los Angeles.
New Orleans Jazz moved to Salt Lake City.
Buffalo Braves became the San Diego Clippers.
Baltimore Bullets moved to Landover, a suburb of Washington D.C., and became the Capital Bullets. Name changed to Washington Bullets in 1974. Moved to Washington D.C. in 1997 and became Washington Wizards.
Cincinnati Royals moved primary home to Kansas City and a secondary home in Omaha, carrying the name Kansas City-Omaha Kings. Team ceased Omaha operations in 1975.
San Diego Rockets moved to Houston.
St. Louis Hawks moved to Atlanta.
Syracuse Nationals became the Philadelphia 76ers.
Chicago Zephyrs became the Baltimore Bullets.
Philadelphia Warriors moved to San Francisco.
Minneapolis Lakers moved to Los Angeles.
Fort Wayne Pistons moved to Detroit
Milwaukee Hawks moved to St. Louis.
Tri Cities Hawks (now Quad Cities) moved to Milwaukee.
By John Rohde