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- n. A person who plays basketball, especially professionally.
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- n. an athlete who plays basketball
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Emmett was a fringe basketball player who bounced between bench-sitting in the NBA and starring in the Continental Basketball Association — a sort of basketball minor league where players do nothing but try to impress NBA scouts.
Everyone is here: Denzel, Van Damme, Snipes, and some rookie seven-foot-two-inch basketball player they call Shaq.
Tony Mahoney was a tall and blue-eyed basketball player who distinguished himself off the court by an interest in the theater.
In the middle sat Sabrina Johnson, our brown beauty, thirty-eight years old, tall as the model and college basketball player she used to be, with her hair dyed to a shiny black and slicked back into a tight bun and dressed all in a shade of caramel that came so close to matching her skin color that from a distance she looked as if she had come shockingly naked to the coffee shop of the Holiday Inn.
According to documents just obtained by Fox, Dunleavy, a star basketball player at St. John’s, was accepted into the law school despite grades a full point below the admission minimum.”
He had been born in San Antonio, Texas, and he was nicknamed “Treetop” because he stood six feet seven inches and was a star basketball player at Texas A&M in the late 1950s.
It was Robbie, the best basketball player at Hazelwood Middle School.