How Basketball affects American culture

Obviously, basketball has become an indispensable spiritual dish for Americans. Its popularity among the American population is a clear testament to this. We can find basketball baskets hanging all over America. Both private areas to public areas such as on walls, buildings, in trees, on driveway areas, even in private rooms. This implies that basketball for the American people as a matter of fact is always as necessary and useful as a snack or a car.

American basketball was popular first and foremost because it is like Hollywood is the birthplace of popular idols. In addition, it is also a tool to unite the races of the American family, to unite people regardless of color or geography. Thanks to basketball, African-Americans are more likely to become famous in America, because they have the advantage of vitality and can be considered as one of their ways of advancement, when most of the game is now. Their lives are still difficult. In short, African Americans need basketball to get ahead. The US government needs basketball to clear the racial and color boundaries. The American people generally consider basketball a cultural habit.

Mar 1, 2020; Champaign, Illinois, USA; Indiana Hoosiers guard Al Durham (1) shoots against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the first half at State Farm Center. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

The NCAA Journal conducted a study on the popularity of basketball among Americans in 1997. As a result, 68.8 million American university students considered basketball a hobby of me. Because according to them, basketball converges characteristics such as competition, connectivity, community and friendship.

The study found that most of the respondents said they came to basketball because basketball can bring them closer moments to school and with their families, especially when they are with Friends and family go to see and cheer for a ball game. On the other hand, the topic of basketball is also a connected topic, it is useful for both new acquaintances and close friends in everyday conversation. Perhaps this is the reason why basketball has become so popular among the American people.

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