What does Basketball mean?

Definitions for Basketball
ˈbæs kɪtˌbɔl, ˈbɑ skɪt-Bas·ket·ball

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basketball, basketball game, hoopsnoun

    a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop

  2. basketballnoun

    an inflated ball used in playing basketball

Wiktionary

  1. basketballnoun

    A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop.

  2. basketballnoun

    The particular kind of ball used in the sport of basketball.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Basketball

    A competitive team sport played on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end.

Editors Contribution

  1. basketball

    A type of sport.

    Basketball is a team sport.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

How to pronounce Basketball?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Basketball in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Basketball in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Basketball in a Sentence

  1. Kyrie Irving:

    Basketball isn't a game; it's an art form. You master the fundamentals so you can forget 'em, so you can improvise and just concentrate on what really matters; getting buckets.

  2. Gregg Popovich:

    It's obviously a talented group, the group has wonderful basketball IQ. They're basketball players. They're not one-on-one players. They are people who understand how to play. They enjoy playing with each other.

  3. The Hawks:

    I think we're playing our best basketball right now, you look at a period of 10 games, 15 games, you can get a good grasp of where we're at as a team. These last 15 or so games has probably been our best stretch of the season. We feel good about where we're at.

  4. Chris Stewart:

    They were just trying to take their basketball and go home because they are losing.

  5. Lanny Poffo:

    I play basketball, not with anybody else, I just start shooting baskets.

Images & Illustrations of Basketball

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