|Basketball in the United States|
|Governing body||USA Basketball|
|International|| FIBA Americas|
|National|| U.S men's national team|
U.S women's national team
|Amateur||College basketball: NCAA|
Basketball in the United States is the 2nd highest favored sport in the United States. Basketball in the U.S. is played at 3 levels: Nationally in FIBA, Professionally in the NBA, and academically at the college level.
Basketball in the United States is played starting as early as high school and continues to college.