The word basketball is a noun. Basketball means (1) 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, (2) an inflated ball used in playing basketball.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word basketball.
Basketball is a popular sport that originated in Springfield, Massachusetts. Learn about the history of the sport as well as the names of the NBA (National Basketball Association) basketball teams.
Basketball is accessible year-round because it is played on a relatively small space, and there are indoor facilities around the country (and the world) where people of every age can shoot some hoops.
This is the official website for the NBA. On it users can find news about teams and players, scores, standings, stats, schedules, tickets, photos, news and more. There is also a link to Fantasy Basketball, and another that explains the NBA, basketball history, and the rules of the game. Users can click on a link to the NBA store to be official NBA clothing and other items.
Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League comprise the four major professional sports leagues in North America.
The following articles provide recent basketball-related news.
Ky Bowman scored 37 points and Jordan Chatman gave Boston College the lead for good by hitting three straight 3-pointers during a 21-4 run to start the second half, and the Eagles held on to beat No. 11 Florida State 87-82 on Sunday. ...
Associated Press. Los Angeles Times. Sunday, 20 Jan 2019 15:15:00 PST.
A game between the struggling New York Knicks and Washington Wizards would barely have registered back in the United States but transported across the Atlantic it stole the London sporting spotlight on Thursday.
Reuters. Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 19:00:16 -0500.
Saint Joseph's one-point loss Saturday would have been tough enough for the men's basketball team, but Pierfrancesco Oliva's gruesome leg injury made it a truly painful night.
Ryan Gaydos. Fox News. Monday, 14 Jan 2019 14:00:29 GMT.
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