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How Popular is Basketball in Barcelona?

Basketball in Barcelona has hugely increased in popularity in the last few years and is one of the main sports in Barcelona. We all know that football is like a religion for this city, but you can say that basketball in Barcelona is the second most popular sport after football. The city has hosted many major international tournaments such as the Olympic games of 1992, which most of us remember as THE year of the USA national basketball team also known as ”the Dream Team”. Basketball became a beloved sport in Barcelona after the Olympics, and a few years later, the Barcelona basketball team won the Euroleague twice, which is the biggest basketball competition in Europe.

How About Just Basketball for You and Me?

There is an opportunity for you to play basketball in Barcelona by entering the so called ‘’Streetball League Barcelona’’ where you can compete 3 on 3 on indoor courts against other teams all year round. They do not require from you to be a greatly skilled basketball player, but to show your love and passion to play this sport in Barcelona. The organization consists of 40 different teams of different levels which can suit you. For people who believe in themselves and who would like to show their skills, this is the perfect opportunity to do so. Furthermore, this is a great chance to socialize with your fellow basketball lovers and to get into shape by playing basketball in Barcelona every week.

How Do You Apply for the Streetball League?

Well basketball fans, you can prove yourself in this awesome sport by signing up for the ‘’Streetball League Barcelona’’  . All you have to do is to create your own team of 3 to 5 players players and sign up online to register for the competition. After that, you will receive a schedule and you will be put in to a competition based on your level of basketball skills.  They play outdoors in summer and good weather. How awesome is that!? Checkout the website for more information! And enjoy basketball in Barcelona.

- Alper

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Submitted on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 10:39 am