Basketball in Portuguese

19 de July de 2016

Vocabulary for Basketball in Portuguese

BasqueteBasketball
A quadraCourt
O cΓ­rculo centralFree throw circle
A linha de trΓͺs pontosThree-point line
A linha de lance livreFree throw line
O garrafΓ£oLane
A tabelaTable
A cestaNet
O placarScore
O jogadorPlayer
A camisa de basqueteBasketball T-shirt
O short de basqueteBasketball shorts
O tΓͺnis de basqueteBasketball sneakers
A bola de basqueteBall

Types of Play

O passePass
O tocoRejection
O reboteRebound
A enterradaDunk
A marcação por zonaZone Defense
A marcação individualOne-on-One Defense

Types of Players

O alaSmall forward
O pivΓ΄Center
O armadorPoint guard

Verbs Used While Playing Basketball

AcertarHit
ArremessarThrow
BloquearBlock
DefenderDefend
DisputarCompete
DriblarDribble
PassarPass
Pular / SaltarJump
TreinarPractice

Pronunciation for Basketball in Portuguese

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