French Youth Basketball

Goals

Provide any insights, statistics and case studies on French youth basketball.

Early Findings

  • Basketball is the fifth most popular sport in France.
  • The first basketball game in Europe was held in France in December 1893.
  • 22 French citizens have played in the NBA.
  • There were 668,312 members of basketball clubs in France in 2018, an increase from 661,025 in 2017.
  • 250,000 of those players are women.
  • 138,000 kids played basketball at school in France in 2018.

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