basketeer

Definitions of basketeer
1

n an athlete who plays basketball

Synonyms:
basketball player, cager
Examples:
Julius Winfield Erving
United States basketball forward (born in 1950)
Oscar Palmer Robertson
United States basketball guard (born in 1938)
William Felton Russell
United States basketball center (born in 1934)
Types:
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center
(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
dribbler
a basketball player who is dribbling the ball to advance it
dunker
a basketball player who is able to make dunk shots
forward
the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
guard
the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team
Type of:
athlete, jock
a person trained to compete in sports

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