Netball is like basketball without backboards or dribbling
Where it’s popular: Commonwealth countries, especially Australia, New Zealand, England, and Jamaica
How it’s played: Netball is similar to basketball, with some key differences: Teams have seven players each, there is no dribbling, and the basket has no backboard. It’s most popular as a women’s sport.
How big is it? Netball is a fixture of the Commonwealth Games, and several countries have their own professional netball leagues. It’s unlikely netball will surpass basketball in worldwide popularity anytime soon.