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Old 02-04-2011, 07:51 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Well I think that basket has a good number of supporter in Europe, but it's nowhere as close as what NBA asks for its teams. For example Rome, a city of more or less 3-4 millions inhabitants has an attendance for basket games of around 6.000 spectators. During playoff or matches vs top teams it can reach 10-12.000. I don't know if the call of NBA teams would keep the attendance at these high levels, but anyway our dome in Rome holds max 12.200.

Just for comparison, for football games the average attendance is around 45.000 and peak at 85.000.
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