Basketball is one of the world's most popular sports, and is played across the globe and attracts fans in the hundreds of millions. While basketball is a staple of the North American sporting calendar the game also enjoys representation across various European and South American leagues. The game also thrives at international level with a number of tournaments scheduled at regular intervals. This creates the opportunity for fans to catch their favourite teams during practice or friendly games, these games allow teams to tune up and stay fresh in a slightly less intense contest. Friendly games also fan favourites due to the more relaxed, carnival nature of the games with both sets of fans focused on creating a party atmosphere. Grab some friends and family and join in the fun with Friendly Games Tickets (basketball) on StubHub.
Club basketball friendly games
The pinnacle of the world game remains the National Basketball Association, the NBA is famous worldwide and has given the world legends such as Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, and Kobe Bryant. The NBA contains 30 teams that operate around the year with the season break taking place over the summer. Basketball in the USA contains 14 leagues including the NBA Development League, the American Basketball Association, and the Central Basketball Association. This vast number of teams gives fans plenty of opportunities to catch their favourite sides play each other in friendly matches during the offseason.
Away from the USA, the Chinese Basketball Association and National Basketball League of Canada provide top class matchups. In Europe, the EuroLeague remains the top tier of Basketball in the region and during the season break fans can be sure to catch teams such as Real Madrid, Panathinaikos, and Fenerbahçe take part in a number of entertaining friendlies.
International basketball friendly games
The International Basketball Federation administer a full program of basketball that runs all year round and spans the globe. FIBA operates continental championships in addition to youth level male and female competitions. The highest level of international competition FIBA oversees is the World Cup which takes place every four years. Giants such as Spain, Greece, Serbia and Argentina battle it out for titles and regularly face each other in friendly tune-up matches.
Fans get a further chance to see their favourite players perform live and can expect to catch stars such as Spain's Pau Gasol, Puerto Rico's José Barea, France's Nando de Colo, and Miloš Teodosi? of Serbia. Be sure to take the opportunity to witness some of basketball's best teams and favourite players. Friendly games bring fans togther in a celebratory environment and provide the perfect day out for all sports fans. Join in the fun and experience it all live with Friendly Games Tickets (basketball) on StubHub.