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coz you dont wanna pay a £200 ticket to go to watch some amateurs do you?

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Q: Why were professional basketball players allowed to play in Olympics?
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Why can professional basketball players compete in the Olympics?


What year did us send professional basketball players to the Olympics?


If only Amateurs can participate in the Olympics and not professionals why are professional basketball players allowed to be a member of their Olympic Team?

Not sure about basketball, but in Olympic football, each team is allowed 3 over 23 year olds in their squad. Basketball may be different though

When did The Olympics allowed National hockey players and the National basketball players to play in the Olympics?

NBA players first Olympics was the 1992 Summer Games in Barcelona and NHL players first Olympics was the 1998 Winter Games in Nagano.

Why did the US begin using professional basketball players for the Olympic team?

Because they were allowed to

How many players are on a professional basketball team?

There are 15 players allowed active on a basketball team, 5 start, and others come off the bench

Can athletes compete in the Olympics if they are paid professional athletes?

Yes they can. The U.S. Olympic basketball team is made up of professional basketball players. Kobe Bryant to name just one.

When did NBA become an Olympic sport?

The NBA is not an Olympic sport. Basketball is the sport but NBA players were allowed to play starting at the 1992. Prior to that NBA professional players were banned from competing and only amateurs could play in the Olympics.

Where do professional basketball players work?

Professional basketball players "work" in there training camps. Which are located separately from the location of the arena they play basketball in.

How many players are allowed on a high school basketball team?

7 players are allowed on a high school basketball team

What kind of famous basketball players played in the Olympics?

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Who can play basketball?

Everyone can play basketball if you have the dedication. Professional women players play in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) while professional men players play in the National Basketball Association.

Who were the first professional basketball players?

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How do basketball players appear to hang in the air?

Basketball players can appear to hang in the air when they hold onto the rim of the basket. This is a move that is popular among college basketball players, and professional basketball players.

How many players are in the basketball teams?

In a basketball team 5 basketball players are allowed on the court, 12 players are active in one match, and the team is allowed to have 15 players.answered by lecamarcolino-here to get 100% in knowledge

How much do professional basketball players get paid in NZ?

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Who makes more money professional basketball players or professional wrestlers?

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Did basketball players dribble the ball when it was first created?

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How many players in total is a basketball team allowed?

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