From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English NBA, the /ˌen biː ˈeɪ/ noun (the National Basketball Association) the American organization which arranges professional basketball gamesExamples from the CorpusNBA, the• And I assume the NBA would have to apply to prices ex-VAT to accommodate unregistered businesses.
What type of word is NBA?
NBA is an abbreviation for ‘National Basketball Association.
Is the sport basketball a noun?
A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop. The particular kind of ball used in the sport of basketball.
What is a noun for basketball?
noun. noun. /ˈbæskətˌbɔl/ enlarge image. [uncountable] a game played by two teams of five players, using a large ball which players try to throw into a high net hanging from a ring a basketball game/coach/team.
What are common nouns?
A common noun is the generic name for a person, place, or thing in a class or group. Unlike proper nouns, a common noun is not capitalized unless it either begins a sentence or appears in a title.
Is it legal to kick a basketball?
A player shall not kick the ball or strike it with the fist. Kicking the ball or striking it with any part of the leg is a violation when it is an intentional act. The ball accidentally striking the foot, the leg or fist is not a violation.
Is basketball a common noun?
Basketball is a common noun.
Who started the NBA?
The NBA is a 70-year-old organization born from innovation. It was June 1946 in New York City when Boston Garden owner Walter Brown realized that major ice hockey arenas, which were vacant most nights, could be used to host basketball games.