Basketball Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

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Are you brilliant at basketball?

Take this quiz to see how well you know the terminology of basketball and find out if you're a real team player!

 Dec 18, 2018
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Are you a basketball fan? Do you root for your favorite teams throughout the season, no matter how they're doing? Do you count the days until March when you can settle into some serious Madness? Do you think you know all the terminology that describes the game? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, take this fun but challenging quiz about some great basketball lingo!

Basketball is one of the most beloved sports, not only in the United States but all around the globe! The reason is that it's one of the most engaging and captivating sports around. Millions of people watch the sport and its attended by thousands more every year with an audience that just keeps growing. Another cool thing about basketball is anyone can play literary anywhere. There's always someone shooting hoops on the street, in a driveway or in a park without having a formal setup. All you need to play is a ball, a basket, and two people, and you have a competitive game! Look at any basketball court—it's clear to see the people playing are having the time of their lives and the people who are watching are clearly having fun too!

By playing a quiz, you will not only enjoy yourself, but you'll flex your mind's muscles too! You're exposing it to new things and while you probably know all the answers here—you ARE a trivia guru, after all—there is a chance you may learn something you DIDN'T know. Wouldn't that be great? And everyone can use a little extra knowledge, don't you think?

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