In recent years, we have begun to see many footballers rocking up at different major sporting events, and one code that seems to be attracting players is basketball. Today, we take a look at a few stars who have become big fans of the sport.
Click through the gallery above to see which stars are fans of the sport!
The NBA has become a global powerhouse, and they have tried to take the game of basketball all over the world.
In the past few years, we have seen many matches being played in London and other parts of Europe in a bid to grow the sports' fan base.
NBA also visited African shores in 2015, when they played an All-Star exhibition game at Ellis Park, and there will be a follow-up later this year!
The likes of Rio Ferdinand, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Didier Drogba have all been spotted at basketball events, while players such as Lionel Messi and Camaldine Abraw have also shown their support for certain teams and/or players on social media!
Which other stars would you add to this list?