Forbes has come out with their annual list of the money values of the 30 NBA franchises, as of the end of last season. The Clippers are worth $297 million, which puts them at 25th...just ahead of Metro NYC's other team, the Nets ($295m), Memphis ($294m), New Orleans ($285m), Charlotte ($284m), and Milwaukee ($278m).
The top five are New York ($613m), the Lakers ($584m), Chicago ($504m), Detroit ($480m), and Cleveland ($477m).
The entire list is here: http://www.forbes.com/lists/2008/32/nba08_NBA-Team-Valuations_Rank.htm l
Here's the Clippers' info: http://www.forbes.com/lists/2008/32/nba08_Los-Angeles-Clippers_322952. html