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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.
- basketball game
- court game
- basketball shot
- basketball play
Rhymes with Basketball
How do you pronounce basketball?
Pronounce basketball as ˈbæskətˌbɔl.
US - How to pronounce basketball in American English
UK - How to pronounce basketball in British English
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
noun. ['ˈbæskətˌbɔl'] an inflated ball used in playing basketball.