1. [ noun ] (sport,basketball,games) a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the basketball through an elevated horizontal hoop
Synonyms: hoops basketball_game
Related terms: court_game professional_basketball half basketball_play basketball_shot dribble tip-off rebound fastbreak assist ball-hawking center dunk backboard jump_ball slam-dunk basketball_equipment home_court basketball_court dribble key rim bounder hack technical double_dribble fast_break
2. [ noun ] (basketball,games) an inflated ball used in playing basketball
Related terms: ball basketball_equipment
Similar spelling:   basketful