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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  

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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. The NCAA:

    The behavior in this case, which placed the desire to achieve success on the basketball court over academic integrity, demonstrated clearly misplaced institutional priorities.

  2. Mckayla Jones:

    My favorite part about basketball is finding creative ways to shoot or play defense.

  3. 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.

  4. Dennis Rodman:

    I’ve come out here to see my friend, i want to talk about basketball.

  5. Russell Westbrook:

    This is just a game. This is not end-all, be-all, when it comes to basketball, I don't mind the criticism of missing and making shots. But the moment it becomes where my name is getting shamed, it becomes an issue.

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