basketball play

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: play - a play executed by a basketball teambasketball play - a play executed by a basketball team
basketball, basketball game, hoops - 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
play - a preset plan of action in team sports; "the coach drew up the plays for her team"
pick - a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body; "he was called for setting an illegal pick"
switch - a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other
give-and-go - a basketball maneuver; one offensive player passes the ball to another, then runs toward the basket to take a return pass
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Erving helped launch a modern style of basketball play that emphasized leaping and play above the rim.
The act was taken off a page of Dennis Rodman's playbook; Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen, out of frustration from a previous basketball play, hit a cameraman's equipment during in his team's game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night.
Next season will see Liverpool Basketball play in the following EB basketball leagues: Division 3, Division 4, U18, U16 and U14.
Mens' basketball and women's basketball play 30 games in a year," says Anne Jorgensen, associate athletic director for student-athlete academic services.
1997) was to investigate spectators' views of momentum who watched a video tape of one quarter portion of a professional basketball play off game.
Access Fixtures' newest full basketball court lighting system uses metal halide lighting technology to produce an average of 28 foot-candles over the entire court, providing even lighting for all basketball play.
LOWELL - Kiana Brown had another big game for Triangle Lake, which stayed undefeated in Mountain West League girls basketball play with an 86-59 win against Lowell on Wednesday.
Palin, who eats moose burgers, was dubbed Sarah Barracuda for her aggressive basketball play at college and is a keen hunter.
Golden League girls' basketball play is set to begin Wednesday.
The promotion gives fans the opportunity to vote for the top NCAA men's basketball play each week while registering for the chance to make a half-court shot for $1 million during the 2012 NCAA Final Four Men's Basketball Championship.
With a new regional play model, new technology updates for the fans, and a major global television deal with @Sports TV, the PBL and new franchise owners are excited to raise the level of minor league basketball play in America during the approaching 2012 season.
Red Auerbach, on the greatest basketball play he ever saw: "When I told my players to guard Oscar Robertson by holding their hands as high as possible and spreading their fingers as wide as possible, then saw Oscar score 40 points by shooting between their fingers.