ASL sign for: basketball

Definition: A game played between two teams of five players in which goals are scored by throwing a ball through a netted hoop fixed above each end of the court.

Using either the handshapes "5" or "3" is fine.

Tip: not to be confused by the similar sign VOLLEYBALL.

Variation: handshape 5.

Variation.

Gloss: /\BASKETBALL TEAM/\ ix1 BEST TOP ALL-OVER TOWN/CITY, TOMORROW WE WILL PLAY VERSUS-ix1, IX1[nod].

English equivalent: We are going against the best basketball team in the town tomorrow.

ASL written for BASKETBALL

Written ASL digit for "basketball" contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2017.

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