Basketball is a sport that has never been hot before. About 20 to 50 years ago, the United States was the only basketball power in the world. But that changed as the sport became popular and spread to many other countries around the world. There are more and more basketball tournaments, and here is a list of world basketball tournaments that you may want to know about.

FIBA World Cup

The FIBA World Cup is also known as the FIBA Basketball World Cup, the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Before that (1950-2010), it was named the FIBA World Championship-a men’s national team world championship organized by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA)- (Ball Federation FIBA international basket is the global governing body of this sport). It is considered to be the leading event of FIBA, held every four years. Every four years, teams from all over the world assemble to bid for the world championship title.

The FIBA World Cup is considered to be a prestigious and representative basketball tournament since it is only here that they have the chance to impress and strengthen their place with other teams around the world. 

Their prestige is also replicated across the globe


The NBA stands for the National Basketball Association, a professional basketball league containing 30 teams from North America (29 in the US and 1 in Canada). It is one of the four largest professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada and is considered to be the world’s top professional men’s basketball competition, attracted by all fans around the world.

So far the NBA has grown bigger and bigger, making a great mark in every country that loves and plays basketball by signing with their best players. In addition, there is a very popular women’s tournament called the WNBA. Although not as famous as the NBA, basketball fans still note the tournament. 

Owing to the success and popularity of the NBA, almost all NBA players are the world’s top-paid players with an average annual salary per player.