Basketball of Today
Around the world millions of people play basketball, and many of them have basketball rims on their driveways and in their neighborhood parks.
Basketball is used for means of physical activity just as well as for a stress reliever. Many kids in the United States and across the World have the dream of being a professional basketball player. Every kid look up to and wants to be like the players Michael Jordan or whoever they're star is. They practice religiously in hopes of becoming the best. Basketball has provided much more than a game that is watched and played. It has given many young people and children a hope and dream.
Today, the professional league in America is the NBA (National Basketball Association), formed in 1949. The NBA is more than basketball it is also a multi-million dollars industry.
In the Summer Olympic Games basketball has been on the program since 1936.