What athletes have played professional basketball and professional football?
Deon Sanders played professional baseball and football, so did Bo Jackson
Football (soccer) and basketball are the most played professional sports.
Jim Thorpe was considered one of the most versatile athletes ever. He weighed 202 pounds. He played American football as well as professional basketball and baseball.
Jim Thorpe played professional baseball, football, and basketball (although the basketball team was not a member of the NBA).
Bo Jackson (football, baseball), Deon Sanders (baseball, football), Jim Brown (football, lacrosse)
OJ Simpson may have played basketball, but not professionally. He did play professional football.
Charlie Ward, he played for Florida state, he was a quarter back, and a point guard, he won the heisman for football in the early 90's
Jim Thorpe Jim Thorpe (1888-1953) was an American athlete who played three professional sports - football, baseball and basketball. Professional Baseball Jim Thorpe played for the New York Giants, the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Braves. Professional Football Jim Thorpe played for the Canton Bulldogs in the American Professional Football Association, which later became the NFL. Professional Basketball Jim Thorpe played pro basketball for a team called "Jim Thorpe and His World-Famous Indians." They were… Read More
Yes he did, when he was a kid he played more football than basketball and when he was old enough he tried out for professional football but didn't make it. So he tried a different sport (basketball) which turned out better than football obviosly.
Zeke Bratkowski played quarterback in the National Football League. Fuzzy Zoeller is a professional golfer.
American football (NFL) English football (Barclays Premier League) Basketball (NBA) Ice Hockey (NHL)
LeBron James is a professional basketball player. He never played college football, nor did he even attend college.
Bo Jackson and Deon Sanders both played pro football and baseball. Michael Jordan played basketball and took a stab at baseball.
The first professional basketball game ever played was in 1896, in Trenton, New Jersey.
I only know of Bo Jackson. football ( Los Angeles Raiders 87-90 ) baseball ( Kansas City Royals 86-90 ) and ( white sox 93 ) ( Angles 94 )
Click on the link below to see a list of athletes that played multiple sports.
Clifford Aberson, 46 packers half back and 47,48,49 Chicago cubs outfielder 12000.00 a year. Jim Thorpe, Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders, Drew Henson, Brian Jordan
football it is worldwide
If you are talking about professional sports in the US, there has only been one that I am aware of. Andre Ware played both in the NFL and the NBA. He played for the Detroit Lions in the NFL and the New York Knicks in the NBA.
Fred Lynn and Lynn Swann roomed together at USC, and both later played in professional all-star games in baseball and football respectively.
It was after the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea, where the Russians took the gold medal, the Yugoslavians took the Silver in their defeat to the Russians, and the USA took bronze. Let's footnote this by first explaining something about the athletes that competed in the Olympics at that time. The USA still chose future Olympians, unlike most countries, from its amateur athletes. Professional athletes were not allowed because they had received financial compensation… Read More
No, it is a real sport played by real athletes.
For the United States: There are actually professional sports being played on every day of the year. There are two days in which there are no popular men's professional sports being played, however (which many count as no professional sports being played), which are the day before and the day after the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. During those two days, the major male professional sports of basketball, football, hockey, and baseball are at rest… Read More
Sports are played during all seasons in Mexico. In the winter they may have athletes wrestling or playing hockey. They play baseball, basketball, soccer, football, tennis, boxing, polo, and rugby.
Football and Basketball.
Yes he did. Gary Garland-Houston played professional basketball with the Denver Nuggets from 1979 to 1980.
I am assuming you mean "sport." This refers to a physical activity that often involves competition. Some sports are played by teams, such as football or basketball, while others are played by individuals such as tennis or golf. Some sports are played for fun, by people who like that activity and treat it as a hobby; other sports are played by talented athletes who are paid for their skills. Sports that are played for money… Read More
Everything that is played in every other part of the world, hockey is big there though Professional sports teams in Canada include Hockey, Baseball, Basketball and Canadian Football. Soccer is also popular in Canada.
Steve Morey a football played for the Lions.
According to the US Census Bureau, among the general population, bowling is the most commonly played sport in America (43 million), followed by billiards (29 million), basketball (24 million), golf (23 million), and baseball/softball (24 million). According to the NCAA, for organized college sports, football is the clear winner, followed by baseball/softball, track and field, soccer, basketball, cross-country running, and swimming/diving. Football is also the #1 organized sport in high school, followed by basketball, track… Read More
The United States still used collegiate players in 1988, it wasn't until 1992 that they started using professional basketball players. Michael Jordan played on the 1984 team because he was in college and again in 1992 because of the shift from collegiate to professional athletes. The 1988 Team USA basketball roster can be found at the related link below.
He played in high school but it was his worst of the three sports he played (football, basketball, and baseball)
He played professional basketball
a lot of people
jimmy did not play football on degrassi. he played basketball.
American football and basketball.
Basketball is played in most countries professionally. The United States, most of Europe, China, Japan, and most other countries have professional basketball teams.
Michael Jordan played basketball and baseball professionally.
in football the highest played player is always the quarterback.
Nate Robinson played both for Washington
Besides professional football, Deion Sanders also played professional baseball.
LeBron James has always played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in professional basketball. He has also played for Team USA.
joe gibbs:used to be the coach for the redskins
yes, he played semi professional football as a teenager
a professional athlete has many experience during the time he played and are those athletes that receives payment for their performance or play while the amateur athletes is a person who does not play for money but because of their passion or their hobby.
Michael Jordan played both professional basketball in the NBA and professional baseball in the MLB.
Football (soccer), basketball and tennis.
football basketball soccer tennis
football, soccer, tennis, and basketball
Basketball, baseball, soccer and football.