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, hoops(noun)

    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. basketball(noun)

    an inflated ball used in playing basketball

Wiktionary

  1. basketball(Noun)

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

  2. basketball(Noun)

    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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. Colin Gregor:

    You realize how crazy Australians are about sports and how it creates such an amazing atmosphere around the Games, i think( in 2006) Scotland were playing Barbados in basketball and there was 5,000 people in to watch. I don't think we'd get 5,000 people in Scotland watching Scotland play Barbados in basketball.

  2. Turner Sports:

    We are all heartbroken over Sekou's tragic passing, sekou Smith commitment to journalism and the basketball community was immense and we will miss Sekou Smith warm, engaging personality.

  3. Bill Cosby:

    >( CNN) Bill Cosby has replaced his entire defense team ahead of his sentencing hearing in September.Cosby's attorney, Tom Mesereau, and the rest of his defense team were replaced by attorney Joseph P. Green, the comedian's spokesman Andrew Wyatt said. Andrew Wyatt did not elaborate on the reason for the change.CNN reached out to Green for comment but has not yet received a response.Cosby was found guilty in April of three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home in a Philadelphia suburb in 2004. Read MoreThe 80-year-old comedian is scheduled for a sentencing hearing on September 24. He faces up to 10 years in prison on each count, although the actual sentence is likely to be much shorter.The verdict came a year after Cosby's previous trial ended in a mistrial, as a different panel of jurors said they were deadlocked and could not unanimously agree on a verdict. What the case was aboutThe case against Bill Cosby centered on testimony from Constand, a former employee with Temple University women's basketball team. She testified that Bill Cosby, a powerful trustee at Temple University, drugged her and sexually assaulted her when she visited Bill Cosby home to ask for career advice 14 years ago.The trial had the.

  4. Tanika Mayweather:

    I know he's OK, because he called. we'll have our basketball games out in the park.

  5. Donald Trump:

    You're one of the all-time greats in the history of sports, not just basketball, and an inspiration to us all and today America honors and celebrates everything that you have achieved. You have achieved so much and even beyond basketball.

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