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  Is Basketball one of the most popular sports?



Very popular question between hard-core sports fans everyday. It is hard to say if Basketball is the most popular, since there are several other very popular sports as well.

As the leader in Basketball "industry" it is NBA league with millions of fans all around the globe, same as American football NFL, Ice Hockey NHL...

If you check sports betting sites you will realize that Basketball is very popular for betting, as all betting sites offers excellent betting quotes on Basketball.

Beside NBA league, Euroleague is another one strong player who brings a lot of visitors and makes Basketball even more popular, especially in Europe.

Top competition, with several power-houses in Europe, millions of fans, brings several more points to Basketball popularity.


Also, all FIBA continental competitions as EuroBasket, Fiba World Cup and other significantly increases popularity of Basketball.

We cannot forget NCAA, college Basketball in USA, with millions of young athletes involved in Basketball as players, coaches, fans.

Of course, all other elements, as TV rights, players and coaches contracts, brings more points to popularity of game created by James Naismith many many years ago.

Of course, it is hard to compare with enormously high contracts of soccer players and coaches as well as NFL coaches and players, but definitelly Basketball have its place under sun.


Privately, I know a lot of people, sports fans, that actually don't care much about sports beside Basketball. They are hard-core Basketball fans, watching all games, visiting LIVE games, betting on Basketball, etc...

So, all in all, Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the World. Is it the most popular it is hard to say from this stand point of another one hard-core Basketball fan and coach as well, but it is pretty close.

Enjoy in game of Basketball, enjoy in betting on Basketball as it can bring you a lot of fan and great moments.




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