Type
Crossword
Description

who invented Basketball? James Naismith
When was Basketball created? November 6th 1861
What is Basketball? A sport played by teams
How big is the hoop? 18 inches
How high is the net? 10 feet
How many players are allowed on the court for each team? 5 each
What shape is the court played on? Rectangular
What is the goal of Basketball? Shoot the ball through the hoop
Who was James Naismith? Gym teacher
Who was the first coach of the Kansas Jayhawks James Naismith
If a player runs with the ball without dribbling it is called Traveling
What was the first ball used to play Basketball? Soccer ball
What year was an actual Basketball made? 1840
What were the first baskets made of? Peach baskets
What year was the basketball net invented? 1913
When was the backboard added to nets? 1893
When was the first Basketball game played? December 21st 1891
When was the first professional Basketball league created 1898
When and where was the NBA created? New York City 1946
Who was the leading scorer in the ABA Julius Erving

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

Volleyball - Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The players at the front court are used for offensive play while the back court is used for _________ play. DEFENSIVE
A fault, where as for example, scooping, lifting, or carrying. (Two words) HELDBALL
If the game goes all the way up to 5 sets, how much points is needed to win? FIFTEEN
The _____ team to win 25 points with a two point lead wins the set. FIRST
Main responsibility is to set up the ball for players; the play maker. SETTER
Who invented volleyball? WILLIAMGMORGAN
A player playing the ball is at fault when they _____ the net. TOUCH
Number of positions. SIX
What was volleyball initially named as? MINTONETTE
Maximum number of contact a team can have with the ball. THREE
Was designed to be an alternative to the game of basketball. VOLLEYBALL
The amount of time you must serve within before the referee's blows the whistle. EIGHT
Where was volleyball invented? MASSACHUSETTS
A ball landing on the ________ line is considered "in". BOUNDARY
In order to start the game after the whistle blows the ball has to be ______. SERVED
Two ways of serving are underhand serve and ________ serve. OVERHAND

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

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

Greatest moments in basketball Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Only nba player to score a hundred points in one game Wilt Chamberlain
First nba player to average a triple-double for a season Oscar Robertson
What team won eight consecutive nba championships Boston Celtics
What college team won eighty-eight straight games UCLA
Who broke Wilt Chamberlain scoring record in 1984 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Who was the main reason the Chicago Bulls won 6 nba championship Michael Jordan
Who won the first four WNBA championship Houston Comets
in 1992 who won Rookie of the year Shaq
What player skipped college and joined the Lakers when he was 18 Kobe Bryant
what WNBA team won the first four WNBA Championship Houston Comets
Who was Magic Johnson rivarly Larry Bird
What was Oscar Robertson nickname The Big O
who invented basketball James Naismith
Why did Magic Johnson team up with Larry Bird US olympic team
Who won the first women's NCAA tournament Louisiana Tech
What league formed to compete against the NBA ABA
In 1951 what did the NBA hold it's first of The All-Star Game
What was held in 1939 mens NCAA
what was introduced in 1954 the shot clock
how many teams did shaq play for four

Basketball Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The game of basketball was invented by ________ _________ JamesNaismith
The game is started with a ________ __________ Jumpball
Another word for net/hoop Basket
Hitting or pushing is considered as ____________ ________ PersonalFoul
Each team consists of __________ players Five
A person on the opposite team Opponent
When shooting you try your best to aim at the square on the _________________ Backboard
In basketball field goals are usually worth _____ points two
In basketball you __________ the ball when walking or running down the court dribble
Basketball can be played during all _______________ seasons
Gaining possession of the basketball after a missed field goal Rebound
Unopposed attempts to score points from a restricted area on the court Foulshot
Usually brings the ball up the court and sets up plays Pointguard
The tallest player on the team and often has ideal strength and body mass Center
One of the main equipment excluding a basket Basketball
The first "hoops" PeachBaskets
He retired in January 1999 but returned to the league in 2001 MichaelJordan
American Basketball Association ABA
National Basketball Association NBA
In 1950 the official colour of a basketball became ____________ Orange

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

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

Type
Crossword
Description

The game of basketball was invented by _____ ________ James Naismith
The game is started with a ________ Jumpball
There are ____ players on each team Five
The ball is moved up the court by passing or _________ Dribbling
When basketball was made, ______ baskets were used as nets Peach
_________ is when a person takes too many steps without dribbling Traveling
The ______ _______ have the most NBA titles Boston Celtics
____ _____ won the 2004 NbA Slam Dunk contest Fred Jones
The game is played on a rectangular floor called the _____ court
When you bounce the ball with both hands it is called ______ _________ double dribbling
Basketball was first invented and played in ___________, MA Springfield
Abasketball game consists of 2 guards, 2 forwards and a ______ center
A team receives _____ points if they shoot the ball from behind the three-point line three
Games are played in ________ which are 12 minutes long in the NBA quarters
_______ is when a player grabs a ball that is coming off the rim or backboard after a shot attempt rebound
If the offensive team puts the ball into play behind the mid-court line, they have ___seconds to get the ball over the mid-court line ten
The team with the ball is called the _______ offense
________ is when a player continues to dribble after allowing the ball to come to rest in one or both hands carrying
____ ______ holds the record for the most NBA championships won with 11 titles during his 13-year playing career Bill Russel
the _____ is the person that brings the ball down the court and sets up offensive plays. guard

NATIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How many players in a full size football team? Eleven
A basketball game starts with this? Tipoff
How many players start a game of basketball? Five
A powerfull shot used in badminton? Smash
The shot played to start a game of badminton? Serve
When you play badminton with a partner Doubles
In swimming, this is the stroke you complete on your back? Backcrawl
A method of scoring a basket in basketball? Layup
When the ball goes out the side of the football pitch, the game restarts with a? Throwin
If you get fouled inside the key in basketball, you get a...? Freethrow
The position of the player most likely to score a goal in football? Striker
In swimming, you start a race using...? Dive
A badminton shot that travels to the back of the court? Overheadclear
When a foul is committed inside the box in football. Penalty