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 NBA's first professional basketball league outside of North America will begin in Africa next year, the NBA and the sport's global governing body announced on Saturday.
Reuters. Saturday, 16 Feb 2019 13:02:27 -0500.
Paul Westphal says it’s an honor these days to have anyone remember that he played basketball.The Hall of Fame obviously remembers. Westphal is one of ...
Japan Times. Saturday, 16 Feb 2019 19:32:20 +0900.
Saturday's College Basketball headliner is No. 1 Tennessee at No. 5 Kentucky. The Wildcats are a 3-point favorite in a key showdown with SEC title and NCAA Tournament top seeds in the balance.
By Jay Ginsbach, Contributor. Forbes. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 20:41:00 -0500.
The best of USC basketball under Andy Enfield had a distinctive look. There was Jordan McLaughlin bringing up the ball and initiating the pick-and-roll action. ...
J. Brady Mccollough. Los Angeles Times. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 15:45:00 PST.
The Nuggets have given president of basketball operations Tim Connelly and his entire staff contract extensions, the team said. Connelly's contract was set to expire at season's end.
ESPN. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 17:58:37 EST.
On Thursday, FOX 46 caught up with basketball legends Shaquille O'Neal, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley-- who was the MVP of the All-Star Game in 1991-- the last time it was held here in Charlotte.
Fox News. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 12:25:22 GMT.
Apple-owned Beats by Dre has launched a fantastic new collection of headphones specifically for pro basketball fans.Meet the new NBA collection. It consists
Maggie Tillman. Pocket Lint. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 06:20:57 +0000.
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