What Is The Role Of Basketball In The 1930's

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The 1930’s to the 1940’s saw little change to the game of basketball. It was considered a 3rd tier sport after football and hockey. In addition, there was a lot more going on in the world in terms of wars, and the Depression years. College basketball was still thriving but the pro game did not see much activity. This changed with the formation of the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the professionals and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for college.
With most of the rules in place, the basketball courts defined, specific uniforms and shoes, and the equipment upgraded, basketball as we know it now was coming into shape. Colleges had two major championship tournaments: The National Invitational Tournament
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