How popular is basketball in Australia?

What is the fastest growing sport in Australia?

The most popular sports in Australia

  • Rugby League. Wikimedia. One of Australia’s fastest growing sports, the Rugby League is Australia’s most popular internet sport. …
  • Basketball. Melbourne United vs Sydney Kings at Melbourne Arena. …
  • Tennis. Wikimedia. …
  • Soccer. Wikimedia. …
  • Rugby Union. Wikimedia. …
  • Golf. Pixabay. …
  • Cricket. Wikimedia.

Is basketball becoming more popular in Australia?

Basketball has become so popular in Australia it has overtaken all traditional sports in some schools, with places in junior league competitions filling up months before nominations even open.

Is NBL popular?

It’s one of the most popular Basketball competitions in the world, but even the champion of the NCAA tournament wouldn’t beat the best teams in the NBL according to two NBL legends.

Is basketball more popular than cricket in Australia?

It is a tradition ingrained for well over a century. Football and cricket will always be more popular than basketball in Australia and it doesn’t matter what the NBL, NBA or the Boomers ever do.

Why is football not popular in Australia?

Lack of player development. While it’s difficult to get soccer supporters to agree on anything, there is unanimity in the belief that the Australian talent production line is broken and the country no longer produces top-quality players. Very few Australians play in the top-flight European leagues.

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