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
Words that Rhyme with Basketball
Example sentences of the word basketball
1. Noun, singular or mass
Fabrics for basketball shorts should be soft and have some stretch.
Quotes containing the word 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.