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.
Federal prosecutors have accused Michael Avenatti and a client, an A.A.U. basketball coach, of attempting to extort millions of dollars from Nike.
Marc Tracy. New York Times. Monday, 25 Mar 2019 17:33:15 GMT.
Asami Yoshida, one of the greatest players in Japanese women’s basketball history, announced her retirement on Monday, saying that she can no longer motivate herself ...
Japan Times. Monday, 25 Mar 2019 19:12:20 +0900.
California expects its men's basketball program to return to winning at the highest level soon, and plans to find the right coach to lead that comeback. ...
Associated Press. Los Angeles Times. Sunday, 24 Mar 2019 17:25:00 PDT.
Pizza chain Papa John's International Inc, trying to recover from a string of high-profile public relations blunders, on Friday named former basketball star Shaquille O'Neal as its newest board member, brand ambassador and investor.
Newsmax. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 13:09:23 EDT.
The following pages provide more extensive basketball news.