from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. playing basketball for money
Sorry, no etymologies found.
That step would be this: On Sunday, June 9, 1985, the Los Angeles Lakers would enter the Boston Garden, a hot arena with its stuffy air, beer-stained aisles and dangling green-and-white banners filled with championships and retired numbers; and with the noise coming from overhanging balconies where every sound would be against them, attempt to do what no team in the history of professional basketball had ever done before…
Emerging with a 119-108 win, the Los Angeles Lakers had given historians and fans all over something that professional basketball sorely missed: a seventh and deciding game between the Lakers and Celtics in the ancient Boston Garden.