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    Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    Honestly, I can't really see Basketball fitting in with the rest of the Olympics. I mean, the Us is the only country that takes it serious enough out of the Olympics. And be serious, I don't want anybody coming at me bout you saw the commercial with the little Thai boy going LeBron. Personally, the sport is alright with me, I think its kinda fun, and their shoes are awesome.... *Cough* LeBrons and Foams *Cough* But I don't really think it fits in at the Olympics. Anyone else agree?
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    America is probably the only country that takes it seriously, but I believe due to the Dream Team, basketball has been popular in many European countries since the 90's.
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    It's fine the way it is
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    It's a sport....they have far more unusual events in the olympics than this tho lol
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    You kidding? Tons of countries take it seriously. Spain and the lot. The difference is in the level of talent. (Spoiler, U.S. has way more.)

    It fits in at the Olympics just as well as everything else. Baseball should come back as well.
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    WOMENS SOCCER ftw .......HOT HOT HOT
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoldenBoii View Post
    Honestly, I can't really see Basketball fitting in with the rest of the Olympics. I mean, the Us is the only country that takes it serious enough out of the Olympics. And be serious, I don't want anybody coming at me bout you saw the commercial with the little Thai boy going LeBron. Personally, the sport is alright with me, I think its kinda fun, and their shoes are awesome.... *Cough* LeBrons and Foams *Cough* But I don't really think it fits in at the Olympics. Anyone else agree?
    Did read the history before you create this thread???
    Or you just never read the history??? And you NOT know the history but you pretend you KNOW the history???

    And thats make you more st*pid then children at school.......

    So you better read the history about basket ball the you can write your opinion....
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    It would seem racist if not, is the principal black people sport.
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    It's a famous sport so why not.
    I have seen ridiculous sports in the Olympics, so why not basketball?
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    Quote Originally Posted by Untung View Post
    Did read the history before you create this thread???
    Or you just never read the history??? And you NOT know the history but you pretend you KNOW the history???

    And thats make you more st*pid then children at school.......

    So you better read the history about basket ball the you can write your opinion....
    Lmao, I'm 13. So I'm not as "Stupid" as children at school. I would be equal to em. I'm not gonna say anything bout how stupid that was. I have nothing to gain out of doing something as childish as that.
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    Basketball is very popular in Asia due to the presence of Nike.
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    Friggin Water Polo aint a damn sport why you didnt rant about that
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    Your 13 ~_~

    Read the history of Olympic basketball. It's not just the US. Basketball nowadays and back in the day is extremely popular Europe and South America.
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    Yeah basketball is rapidly growing all over the world, especially Asia. Kryie Irving is an Austriallian citizen and one of the best prospects in the NBA. Every country takes it serious in the Olympics, it's just America has the best players by far
     
         

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    Re: Why is basketball an Olympic sport?

    the OP is 13 LMAO
     
         

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