Learn some basketball slang and terms if you want to sound like a b-ball pro. Here’s a list of the most popular basketball terms and their meanings.
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Wiggle: Being able to manoeuvre in and out of defenders with the basketball. Putting ‘em on skates: When you dribble past a defender, making him look like he’s on skates (falling). Making it rain: When a player or team is making shots left right and centre. It’s like he/they can’t miss. You just can’t stop scoring.
Jan is a sucker for all things basketball and still yells, “Kobe!” every time he tosses a crumpled paper into a trash bin. Mike is the founder of Sports Feel Good Stories and is the all-time leader of triple-doubles on his Nerf basketball court. Overtime. You are on our Basketball Slang and Lingo of the Game page. You might like: The Making of an NBA Superfan
Timeout: A break in a basketball game. Top of the key: The area at the top of the lane, just beyond the free-throw line. Triple-double: When a player surpasses double digits in three statistical categories. Weakside: In the half-court, the side of the court opposite the ball.
With the sport being over 100 years old and the popularity growing international, the list of basketball terms to describe all parts of the game continue to grow. Below is a comprehensive list of basketball terms to help educate fans of all levels. # 15 footer 2-For-1 2 Pointer 2-3 Zone Defense 24-Second Violation 3-Second Violation 5-Second Violation
Brick - A slang word given to a poor shot attempt that bounces hard off the rim or the backboard. Buzzer Beater - A shot attempted in the final seconds and made after the shot clock has expired. The points will still count since the basketball left the shooter's hands before the clock expired.-- C --
Addicted to Basketball. Aiming High. All it takes is all you’ve got. Attitude is everything. Ball Til You Fall. Ballers Never Stope. Basketball – not for the weak. Basketball doesn’t build character, it reveals one. Basketball is a lifestyle. Basketball is life, the rest is just details. Basketball never stops. Basketball takes balls.
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