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NBA will never be as popular as the NFL


The NBA will never be as popular as the NFL for several reasons. The biggest reason is that the NFL is king in America. Even if pro football is being a little over shown as Mark Cuban suggests I don’t think the NBA will get close to them in terms of attendance and ratings. The NFL has true parity and a team in last place in a division can get first place a year later and be Super Bowl contenders. Due the revenue sharing the NFL knows all its small market teams can contend. The NBA is geared towards letting the big market teams win most of the time. Vince McMahon of the WWE should really be the NBA Commissioner because it is more sports entertainment these days than a sport. The big stars get the call from the officials and its clear that the ref’s help the teams advance in the playoffs that draw the most fan support. The NFL draft is a huge ratings boon in itself with millions of...