Translation of basketball in Spanish:


baloncesto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbɑːskɪtbɔːl//ˈbæskətˌbɔl/


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    baloncesto masculine
    básquetbol masculine Latin America
    before noun basketball player baloncestista feminine
    • Football was number one but he had also done athletics, basketball, volleyball and cricket.
    • This is why, perhaps, football and basketball are the team sports with the widest global appeal.
    • We can now use the facilities for sports like basketball and netball.
    • The tactics and playing of the game are not unlike basketball or water polo.
    • I was pretty much a lone wolf - even if I liked playing basketball, golf and tennis.
    • The sport combines basketball and football, and is played with a volleyball in mixed sex teams of four.
    • Whether it be volleyball, tennis, track or basketball, she is always up for a game.
    • Well in cricket, unlike in baseball or basketball or football, you get fights on the field.
    • I know how much they love basketball and love this team and want us to do well.
    • Nobody else was around but a rowdy game of basketball was being played in the court beside the grassy area.
    • It will mean we'll be able to extend our facilities for hockey, football, netball and basketball.
    • Ask them and you'll find out most of them have a great love of the game of basketball.
    • There were many other awards for sporting events such as basketball and football.
    • He tried American football and basketball, but found he didn't like team games.
    • New court markings will allow sporty students to play basketball, netball and football indoors.
    • Apart from the football, the two most popular sports are basketball and weight-lifting.
    • You'll be able to watch live premiership games, basketball, golf, cricket, and all sorts.
    • So if you learn a simple tactic it can help with bigger games like netball and basketball and stuff.
    • I get fed up with the number of points they score in basketball but I quite like a few goals in football.
    • There is rough play, even dirty play, in football, basketball and soccer, but it is rare.
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    pelota de básquetbol feminine
    balón de baloncesto masculine Spain
    • They play with different-colored basketballs, different rules, and in different parts of North America.
    • Return the basketballs to their storage area after game or practice
    • Donations of sports equipment such as basketballs, footballs, and table tennis gear were also made to encourage the youth to play more sports for their physical health.
    • Then he had them do the lay ups without the basketballs.
    • After a few minutes, however, he was ready to work and even let a member of the audience cue him to dunk basketballs and bow.
    • I can see what they are saying about some of the balls, as the kids bring in rugby balls and basketballs and it can possibly get a bit out of hand.
    • They were all in their street clothes, so I'd figured they'd vacated the locker room with the intention of going home… until they'd noticed the basketballs.
    • The yard is littered with basketballs, soccer balls, bikes, and, for trips on the nearby river, canoes.
    • Children ran through the narrow dirt road with basketballs and jump ropes; fathers fired up their grills for a hamburger-and-hot dog dinner.
    • If there are enough basketballs, pair the players so they can pass to each other.
    • Do not bounce basketballs while awaiting your tun to play.
    • ‘There is a basketball coach but no basketballs for the players to use - they have hardly anything,’ he said.
    • Injury from elbows or unseen basketballs can be prevented.
    • Note that players 3 and 7 have basketballs, too.
    • The videos (as you can see for yourself above) show two groups of students weaving in and out while passing basketballs around.
    • I can only say that I wish basketballs were smaller.
    • Put the basketballs on the rack because you won't need them.
    • For instance, if you're running the tried and true star drill, do it with 2 or even 3 basketballs at once.
    • Wow you would never guess they have sweaty guys run around here all day fighting over basketballs.
    • There were basketballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, etc.