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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for basketball game in the sense of this definition

(basketball game is a kind of ...) an athletic game played on a court

(... is a kind of basketball game ) playing basketball for money

(basketball game is a part of ...) a play executed by a basketball team

(basketball game is a part of ...) the act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball

(basketball game is a part of ...) throwing the basketball toward the hoop

"his shot hit the rim and bounced out"

(basketball game is a part of ...) one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

(basketball game is a part of ...) the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) kick on the arms

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) make a dunk shot, in basketball

"He dunked the ball"

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court

"he hit a jump shot from the top of the key" "he dominates play in the paint"

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) make a slam dunk; shoot a basketball in a slam dunk

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended

"the ball hit the rim and bounced off"

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (basketball) the court where the host team plays its home games

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) sports equipment used in playing basketball

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) the court on which basketball is played

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (basketball) the way play begins or resumes when possession is disputed; an official tosses the ball up between two players who jump in an effort to tap it to a teammate

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (basketball) a rapid dash to get a shot as soon as possible after taking possession of the ball

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) an illegal dribble in basketball (the player uses both hands to dribble or the player starts to dribble a second time after coming to a stop)

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) a raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball

"he banked the shot off the backboard"

(basketball game is the domain which ... is member of) used of a player skilled in stealing the ball or robbing a batter of a hit

"a ball-hawking center fielder"

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