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.
The scheduled game between the USC men's basketball team and Stanford was postponed on Thursday because of suspected COVID-19 issues within USC's program.
Ryan Kartje. Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021 17:52:11 -0500.
Stuck in medical isolation, Villanova filled its schedule with YouTube videos, FaceTime calls and video games to stay connected. The Wildcats had to create their own entertainment with basketball on pause.
Fox News. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021 13:56:21 GMT.
The following pages provide more extensive basketball news.