1. basketball

noun. ['ˈbæskətˌbɔl'] 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.


  • rebound
  • basketball game
  • hoops
  • half
  • tap-off
  • court game
  • basketball shot
  • tip-off
  • basketball play


  • whole
  • unwind

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Rhymes with Basketball

  • arenaball
  • blackball
  • butterball
  • cannonball
  • eyeball
  • fastball
  • fireball
  • fireball
  • football
  • handball
  • hardball
  • meatball
  • mothball
  • oddball
  • pinball
  • powerball
  • racquetball
  • screwball
  • snowball
  • softball

How do you pronounce basketball?

Pronounce basketball as ˈbæskətˌbɔl.

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Sentences with basketball

1. Noun, singular or mass
Fabrics for basketball shorts should be soft and have some stretch.

Quotes about basketball

1. I love the gym; I love basketball. I'm really passionate about it.
- Kyrie Irving

2. The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
- Michael Jordan

3. I love coffee cake, but I would prefer if it were just a little more drinkable. I almost choked while chugging some this morning, and if it weren’t for the fluid nature of clownfish, I might have caught feelings for Hillary using a basketball net.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. basketball

noun. ['ˈbæskətˌbɔl'] an inflated ball used in playing basketball.


  • ball