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Which sport requires more skill? Basketball or soccer?

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Which sport requires more skill? Basketball or soccer?

  1. Basketball

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  2. Soccer

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    He and Deandre have been sitting on the bench in the 4th quarter lately because they can't score unless its a dunk. He is a helluva athlete but has almost no basketball skill.
     
  3. The Hunted

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    If these soccer players are so gallgurned skilled, why are there so many 0-0 games?
     
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    did you watch the series? blake griffin is getting way better
     
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    Is getting way better? Again, if its not a dunk, he isn't making the shot. Why do you think the Clippers could not win a single game? In crunch time, they can't run plays for their supposed #2 option. Griffin and Jordan both rely 100% on athleticism and size rather than skill. There simply aren't those types of players in soccer, its just a different game. Every basketball team has a handful of players that play basketball due to tremendous physical gifts regardless of skill. I can't name a soccer player who is on the field simply for a physical attribute.
     
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    This is a pretty biased forum to be asking a question like that. I think it's soccer, though. It's a lot harder to dominate others just by having superior physical tools in soccer, whereas in basketball if you have a 5'5 guy playing 1on1 with a 6'8 guy with similar skill levels, it's not hard to guess who'd win.
     
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    Or anyone who wanted play a competitive sport in the fall without screaming like a pro wrestler. "C'mon, black!" "C'mon, red!" "4th and 1!" "Comin' through the wood work!" "Dome or Home, man, Dome or Home!"
     
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    That's quite an overexaggeration. Sure he's raw and needs to improve but he's clearly got skill, did you watch him in game 4? You can't average 21 pts on 55% shooting during the regular season and 19 pts on 50% in the playoffs with no basketball skill. A player like Thabeet would lack basketball skill, and he's clearly not cutting it in the NBA.
     
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    Soccer hands down, I played both for quite sometime. Btw, this is basketball forum and soccer is still leading by with 52%, now go ask this question on a Soccer forum and I assure soccer wins a least 75% of the vote.
     
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    Soccer, it's like basketball but with 10 times more turnovers and they never score.

    Oh, the excitement of futility!
     
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    Soccer easily, the advances skills are much harder to master. You also won't dominate simply based on certain body features.
     
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    I always dominate everything based on certain body features. See: paulftsk's thread.
     
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    Definitely football

    Where do you think basketball players learned their flopping skills from? Footbal players have mastered that eons ago.
     
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    Soccer by far, basketball is easy especially if you are tall, go lower your goal to 8 feet and shoot if you are average height.

    Using your hands is much easier than feet, imo.

    DD
     
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    Can you cross over chanks in soccer?
     

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