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Definitions of basketball in various dictionaries:
noun - a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players
noun - an inflated ball used in playing basketball
A game played between two teams of five players each, the object being to throw the ball through an elevated basket on the opponent’s side of the rectangular court.
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|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Isiah Thomas, Patrick Ewing & Manute Bol|
|On January 20 this sport's first official game was played at the Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA gymnasium|
|The nets used in this sport are 18 inches in diameter with a sleeve 15-18 inches long|
|Asked to create a sport that could be played indoors during winter, James Naismith came up with this|
|Double-dribbling & shooting air balls are undesirable activities in this sport|
|5 people take the court on each team in this sport played by the Lakers & the Bulls|
|While at the YMCA Training School in Springfield, Mass., James Naismith developed this sport|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a game played between two teams of five players in which goals are scored by throwing a ball through a netted hoop fixed at each end of the court.|
|A game played between two teams of five players in which goals are scored by throwing a ball through a netted hoop fixed at each end of the court.|
|A game played between two teams of five players each, the object being to throw a ball through an elevated basket on the opponent's side of a rectangular court. Players may move the ball by dribbling or passing with the hands.|
|The inflated, spherical ball used in this game.|
|a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players points are scored by throwing the basketball through an elevated horizontal hoop|
|an inflated ball used in playing basketball|
|(a ball used in) a game played by two teams of five players who score points by throwing a large ball through an open net hanging from a metal ring|
|a game played by two teams of five players who score points by throwing the ball through a net that hangs from a metal ring, or the ball used in this game|
Basketball is a team sport in which ten players, five on a side, opposing one another on a rectangular court, have in play the primary objective to shoot a basketball (approximately 9.4 inches (24 cm) in diameter) through the defender's hoop (a basket 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter mounted 10 feet (3.048 m) high to a backboard at each end of the court) while preventing the opposing team from shooting through their own hoop. A field goal is worth two points, unless made from behind the three-point line, when it is worth three. After a foul, timed play stops and the player fouled or designated to shoot a technical foul is given one or more one-point free throws. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins, but if regulation play expires with the score tied, an additional period of play (overtime) is mandated.|
* Players advance the ball by bouncing it while walking or running (dribbling) or by passing it to a teammate, both of which require considerable skill. On offense, pl