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  • noun Slang The game of basketball.

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  • noun US slang, in the plural basketball
  • noun Plural form of hoop.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hoop.

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  • noun 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

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