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Synonyms for basketball
ˈbæs kɪtˌbɔl, ˈbɑ skɪt-bas·ket·ball

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Wiktionary

  1. basketballnoun

    A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop.

    Synonyms:
    hoops

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

    Synonyms:
    hoops, basketball game

  2. basketballnoun

    an inflated ball used in playing basketball

    Synonyms:
    hoops, basketball game

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "basketball":

    basket, ball, sneaker, nba

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How to use basketball in a sentence?

  1. Jermaine Cole:

    When I really, really fell in love with rap, it was a matter of like sport. I started realizing the parallels between rapping for me and basketball, i got ta operate at a high skill level and the only way you're going to operate at a high skill level is putting in the hours.

  2. Rebecca Lobo:

    She's proven she has what it takes to be one of the great players at UConn, to be one of the great players in women's college basketball, now, we've got a couple of years to see it unfold. We have many more big moments in this young woman's career, which I expect she will live up to.

  3. Pat Riley:

    Chris Bosh changed Chris Bosh life and basketball career when Chris Bosh came to Miami, and Chris Bosh changed our lives for the better, in a way we never would have imagined, when Chris Bosh joined the Miami Heat.

  4. John Gregg:

    Mike Pence is really, really focused. Mike Pence is probably one of the most disciplined candidates I have ever met, mike Pence will pivot better than any Big 10 basketball player off of a comment and back to a message.

  5. Roy Williams:

    I'd like to say on behalf of all our players and coaches, past and present, that Dean Smith was the perfect picture of what a college basketball coach should have been, we love him and we will miss him.

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