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A list of phrases related to the word "basketball"...


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  • Action Jackson ( Nickname of Stephen Jackson )
  • Address the ball ( golfing term denoting readiness to play )
  • After the ball was over
  • Agent Zero ( Nickname of basketball player Gilbert Arenas )
  • Air Canada ( Nickname of basketball player Vince Carter )
  • Air Jordan ( Nickname of basketball player Michael Jordan )
  • Air Zaire ( Nickname of basketball player Dikembe Mutombo )
  • Baby Gramps ( Nickname of basketball player Greg Oden )
  • Baby Jordan ( Nickname of basketball player Harold Miner )
  • Baby Shaq ( Nickname of Sofoklis Schortsanitis )
  • Ball achingly good
  • Ball and chain ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Ball of fire
  • Basket case ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Be a good sport
  • Bean Burrito ( Nickname of basketball player Nick Young )
  • Beast or Perk ( Nickname of basketball player Kendrick Perkins )
  • Behind the eight ball ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Big Al ( Nickname of football player Alan Shearer and of basketball player Al Jefferson )
  • Big Baby ( Nickname of basketball player Glen Davis )
  • Big Ben ( Nickname of basketball player Ben Wallace and American football player Ben Roethlisberger )
  • Big Country ( Nickname of basketball player Bryant Reeves )
  • Big Dog ( Nickname of basketball player Glenn Robinson )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Posey )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Worthy )
  • Big Nasty ( Nickname of basketball player Corliss Williamson )
  • Big Red ( Nickname of basketball player Arvydas Sabonis )
  • Big Shot Becky ( Nickname of basketball player Becky Hammon )
  • Big Shot Bob ( Nickname of basketball player Robert Horry )
  • Big Smooth ( Nickname of basketball player Charlie Villanueva )
  • Big Snacks ( Nickname of basketball player Jerome James )
  • Big Sofo ( Nickname of basketball player Sofoklis Schortsanitis )
  • Big Z ( Nickname of basketball player Zydrunas Ilgauskas )
  • Bird Man ( Nickname of basketball player Chris Andersen )
  • Black Jesus ( Nickname of basketball player Amare Stoudemire )
  • Black Mamba ( Nickname of basketball player Kobe Bryant )
  • Black Moses ( Nickname of basketball player Baron Davis )
  • Boom Dizzle ( Nickname of basketball player Baron Davis )
  • Brazilian Blur ( Nickname of basketball player Leandro Barbosa )
  • Bron Bron ( Nickname of basketball player LeBron James )
  • Buc The World ( Nickname of basketball player Greg Buckner )
  • Buffet of Goodness ( Nickname of basketball player Channing Frye )
  • Can of corn ( A baseball expression meaning a ball which is easy to catch )
  • Captain Canada ( Nickname of basketball player Steve Nash )
  • Captain Crunch ( Nickname of basketball player Jalen Rose )
  • Captain Jack ( Nickname of basketball player Stephen Jackson )
  • Captain Kirk ( Nickname of basketball player Kirk Hinrich )
  • Carry the ball
  • Chicken in a basket
  • Chocolate Thunder ( Nickname of basketball player Darryl Dawkins )
  • Clyde the Glide ( Nickname of basketball player Clyde Drexler )
  • Cock a hoop ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Contact sport
  • Curve ball ( a difficult proposition - deriving from baseball terminology )
  • DaWhite Howard ( Nickname of basketball player David Lee )
  • Defende Reboundo ( Nickname of basketball player Dikembe Mutombo )
  • Det the Threat ( Nickname of basketball player Detlef Schrempf )
  • Different ball game
  • Ditty Bop ( Nickname of basketball player Baron Davis )
  • Doc Howard ( Nickname of basketball player Dwight Howard )
  • Dollar Bill ( Nickname of basketball player Bill Bradley )
  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket
  • Downtown Freddie ( Nickname of basketball player Fred Brown )
  • Drop the ball
  • Earl the Pearl ( Nickname of basketball player Earl Monroe )
  • Earl the Squirrel ( Nickname of basketball player Earl Boykins )
  • El Contusione ( Nickname of basketball player Manu Ginobili )
  • End of the ball game
  • Get Buckets ( Nickname of basketball player Ricky Davis )
  • Get the ball rolling
  • Ghostface ( Nickname of basketball player Joel Przybilla )
  • Go-Go Gadget Arms ( Nickname of basketball player Kevin Garnett )
  • Golden Graham ( Nickname of basketball player Joey Graham )
  • Good sport
  • Grits N Gravy ( Nickname of basketball player Ricky Davis )
  • Ground Hog Day ( Nickname of basketball player Tim Duncan )
  • Ground ball ( A baseball expression meaning a prosaic or ordinary accomplishment )
  • Hair Canada ( Nickname of basketball player Steve Nash )
  • Half Man Half Amazing ( Nickname of basketball player Vince Carter )
  • Have a ball
  • Have the ball at your feet
  • High ball
  • High five
  • His Airness ( Nickname of basketball player Michael Jordan )
  • His Heinous ( Nickname of basketball player Bill Laimbeer )
  • Hoop dreams
  • Hot Plate ( Nickname of basketball player John Sam Williams )
  • Hot Rod ( Nickname of basketball player Rodney Hundley )
  • Hungry Hungry Hilton ( Nickname of basketball player Hilton Armstrong )
  • Keep the ball rolling
  • Keep your eye on the ball
  • Knock the cover off the ball ( A baseball expression meaning succeed beyond expectation )
  • On the ball
  • Play ball
  • Run with the ball
  • Shoot hoops
  • Slam dunk
  • Spot the ball
  • Start the ball rolling
  • Take me out to the ball game
  • That's the way the ball bounces
  • The Basketball Jesus ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • The Head Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier )
  • The Ol' Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier )
  • The Queen of TV Comedy ( Nickname of comedienne Lucille Ball )
  • The ball is in your court
  • The belle of the ball ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • The old ball and chain
  • The sound of leather on willow ( sound of the ball on the bat in cricket )
  • The sport of kings
  • The way the ball bounces
  • Trap and ball ( children's ball game )
  • Whole ball of wax
  • Whole new ball game
  • Winning is the mark of the Rebel ( Rebel Sport advertising slogan )

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