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NBA finishes fifth to the NFL, MLB, CFB and Autoracing. I found the dramatic decline from 1998 surprising (I knew there were some rough years, but never thought fandom was halved). I also wonder if the NBA's place among other professional sports merely peaked in '98 thus returning to its normal position, if this was lockout driven, or if there was another driving force.

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