Type
Crossword
Description

When you use two hands to dribble Doubledribble
Pushing, hitting Foul
Throwing the basketball to another person Passing
When an official pauses a game Timeout
When players or official argue about a play Technical foul
Using one hand to move the ball Dribbling
When the official tosses the ball in the air in the beginning of a game jumpball
Tossing the ball in the basket Shooting
When you use another player to replace the one on the court Subbing
When you carry the ball without dribbling Traveling

Basketball Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A team is made of ___________ players playing Five
It is possible to score one point when shooting from the ____________ after a foul Free Throw Line
The use of the defender's body position to prevent an opponent's advance Blocking
Taking more than one and a half steps without dribbling while the player has possession of the ball Traveling
Advancing the ball up the court by bouncing it with one hand Dribbling
Generally the tallest person. They generally are positioned near the basket Center
A player is allowed _______ personal fouls Five
The ball must stay in ____________ Bounds
Basketball players cannot ______ or hit the ball Kick
The game became an official Olympic event in ______ 1936
The creator of Basketball _____ more games then he won Lost
The ball Basketball
When someone takes the ball Steal
A shot counts for three points Fadeaway
When a player slams the ball through the hoop Slam dunk
The way they decide who gets the ball first Jumpball
What the players do to give the ball to another player Pass
What the player with the ball does to get around the court Dribble
Dribble, stop, dribble again Double Dribble
A shot that is unguarded Free throw

Basketball Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Inventor of basketball James Naismith
short distance quick pass from the players chest chest pass
pass that is bounced off the floor bounce pass
a two handed pass that starts with the ball above the players head overhead pass
taking two or more steps without dribbling traveling
dribbles, stops, and dribbles again double dribble
balance, eye, elbow, follow through beef
Used as goals originally peach baskets
a foul called on a player or coach for unsportsmanlike conduct technical foul
putting the ball in play from out of bounds throw in
a free shot awarded to a player from the free throw line for a foul worth 1 pt free throw
a deceptive move toward the basket by a player with the ball fake
team in possession of the ball offensive team
the team that does not have possession of the ball defensive team
putting the ball into play to start the game jump ball
offensive foul in which the player dribbling the ball runs into a stationary defensive player charging
infraction of the rules resulting in a throw in violation

Basketball Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A pass to a teammate who scores a basket immediately assist
To get the ball to a teammate pass
To stop a shot from the other team block
The end of the first half of play halftime
The National Basketball Assosiation NBA
Generally awarded after a foul on the shooter from the opposing team free throw
A unblocked shot that doesn't hit the rim or backboard air ball
The half of the court a team is defending backcourt
A pass that bounces before the player receives it bounce pass
Dribbling the ball with two hands on the ball at the same time double dribble
Scoring by holding onto the rim and slamming the ball down slam dunk
An overhead shot taken while jumping jump shot
The free throw lane and the free throw circle key
Spinning in a circle but not lifting up the back foot pivot
Getting the ball after a attempted shot rebound
Shot where the ball hits the rim of the basket rimshot
You have to shoot before the _________________ runs out shot clock
A shot which goes through the net without hitting the rim swish
Move your pivot foot illegally travel
A loss of possession turn over
A defense technique in which each player is responsible for an area of the court zone defence
A defense technique where each player guards a certain opposing player Man-to-man defense
A uniform each player wears that has their team name on it jersey
An attempt to score shot
The people that decide penalties referee

Basketball Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

When you use both hands at the same time to dribble double dribble
When a person takes too many steps with the ball without bouncing it travel
The number of points a free throw is worth one point
The NBA team that plays in Toronto Raptors
The game of basketball was invented by James Naismith
The game is started with a jumpball
The number of quarters played in basketball four
The number of players per team are on the court five
What it's called when a shot is made behind the arc three pointer
The number of points received for shooting inside the arc two
The height of a the basketball nets in the NBA ten feet
The colour of the first basketball Brown
A shot taken before the game clock of a quarter expires but does not go in the basket until after the clock expires Buzzer Beater
The rectangular floor that basketball is played on court
The equipment behind the hoop backboard
The number of seconds you can be in the key three
The year basketball was invented 1891
When a player jumps, controls the ball in the air and puts it through the net with their hands Slam Dunk
When a basketball goes in the net without touching the rim swish
The number of hoops on an NBA court two

Basketball Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How many players from a team are on the court at a time? FIVE
The position of the 2 players closest to the basket FORWARD
The player that does the jump ball Center
The position that calls the plays and controls the ball guard
The name of the goal in basketball hoop
The game is played on a ______________________ Court
The object used in the game basketball
The game consists of 4 of these quarters
The name of the profession league of this sport NBA
The shot taken as a result of a penalty free throw
The name of the curved line on the court threepointline
Regular baskets are worth two points
To obtain possession of a missed basket rebound
The movement of the ball by a player dribble
The name of the penalty when a player carries the ball travel
The team who has the ball is on offense
The team without the ball is on defense
a two-point shot attempt made by leaping from below, laying the ball up near the basket, and using one hand to bounce it off the backboard and into the basket layup
a shot taken before the game clock of a quarter expires but does not go in the basket until after the clock expires buzzer beater
a player who passes the ball to a teammate in a way that leads to a score by field goal assist

Basketball Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

When a player takes the ball from another player Steal
3 steps without dribble Travel
A shot that counts as 3 Pointer
When the player jumps back while shooting Fadeaway
Dribble, stop, dribble again Double dribble
What the player does to give the ball to the other player Pass
When the player creates a wall Pick
The ball Basketball
When the player lays up the ball Layup
What the player does to move around the court Dribble
When the player slaps the ball away from the player to shoot Block
A shot that is unguarded Freethrow
The way they decide who gets the ball first Jumpball
When the player slams the ball through the hoop Slamdunk
Filler for the basketball Air
Person who makes the calls during a basketball game Ref
Basketball game stopper Foul
Short break in a game that can be called by either side (team) Timeout
When the ball completely misses the net Airball
When your teammate throws the ball up in the air and the other teammate slamdunks it into the net Alley-oop

basketball crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a shot where you jump close by the basket jump shot
another term of bouncing the ball dribbling
to throw the ball to a teammate pass
the team that won the nba finals last year golden state
a way to switch hands in the middle of dribbling crossover
one of the best basketball players of all time micheal jordan
when you take the ball from your oponent steal
finals mvp 2015-16 andre igoudala
has the most nba championship rings bill russell
played 20 whole years with the los angeles lakers kobe bryant
the tallest nba center of all time manute bol
the shortest nba player of all time mugsey boughes
heviest player in nba history (375 pounds) oliver miller
who was the youngest player to play in the nba (18 years and 6 days) Andrew Bynum
the most points in an nba career (38,387) kareem abdul-jabbar
the nba team with the most chapionships (14) boston celtics

Floor Hockey Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It is used to start the game and restart the game after a goal is scored. Face Off
When a player shoots or passes with the bottom hand pulling the stick forward. Forehand
When a player shoots or passes with the bottom hand pushing the stick backwards. Backhand
The act of pushing or passing the puck up and down the court. Dribbling
When a single player scores 3 goals in the same game. Hat Trick
Players who commit infractions during the game go to this spot to sit out for alloted time period. Penalty Box
Illegal use of the hockey stick to hook another player. Hooking
Consequence given for roughing, high sticking, hooking, or other misconduct fouls that are illegal. Penalty
Penalty called when a player lifts the blade of their stick above the waist, winds up, or follows through when attemting to hit the puck. High Sticking
n illegal shot that involves swinging the stick behind, slapping the puck, and the follow through brings the stick high. Slapshot
Game played in P.E. using only sticks, a puck, and goal. FloorHockey
This person protects the goal from the opposite team trying to score. Goalie

Basketball Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The game of basketball was invented by_____. James Naismith
The game is started with a_____. Jump ball
The first "hoops" invented were just _____. Peach baskets
The first backboards were made of____. Wire
The_____have won the most NBA championships. Boston Celtics
The Naismith basketball memorial hall of fame is also located in______. Springfield
Basketball was first played with a______. Soccer ball
In 1967 ______ were considered illegal. Slam dunks
At first the colour of a basketball was ______. Brown
________is the second all-time highest scorer in a game. Kobe Bryant
A_____is scored when a team shots a ball into the net. Goal
Naismith was______. (Background) Canadian
______has played more games in the NBA than any other player. Robert Parish
A_____is a two-point shot. Layup
An_____is a pass to a teammate who scores a basket immediately or after a dribble. Assist
A____ia a pass that bounces once after before reaching the receiver. Bounce pass
A_____is a ball that's is passed from one player to another players chest. Chest pass
A______is when a player dribbles a ball using both hands. Double dribble
A________is scoring the basket by puting the ball directly through the basket with one or two hands. Dunk
A_______is shooting with both hands. (Underhand) Granny shot

Basketball Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

fast break
dribble
shoot
offense
defense
back court
foul
score
steal
rebound
layup
pick
zone
free throw
court
jump ball
time out
jump shot
baseball pass
score
baseline
three pointer