Funny Basketball Captions

Actions speak louder than coaches.
Don’t worry, we’re still wearing our warm-ups.
Reaching high keeps a player on his toes.
You may be beautiful but not even Cinderella is getting to THIS ball!
Second place is for the first loser.
Anything is possible; Impossible just takes a little longer.
In our court there are no objections — only rejections.
“I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything – “I will try” has performed miracles.
On front: We’re Going To Win – On back: So Coach Doesn’t Lose His Job.
7 days without shooting hoops makes one weak.
Great opportunities come to those who make the most of small ones.
To demand more of yourself than you do of others is the first step on any ladder of success.
Make ’em Believe.
Cut the Net.
Get to the Ball First.
The fans can make you famous. A contract can make you rich. The press can make you a superstar. But only the love can make you a player.
Impossible is simply something no one else has ever seen.
The more we sweat the luckier we get.
For the love of the game.
Who Dares Wins.
All Heart.
Deserve Victory.
No one is a failure until they stop trying.
It is very hard to win when your thoughts turn to losing.
Opportunity may knock, but you must open the door.
Defeat isn’t bitter if you don’t swallow it.
The true champion loses many battles before winning the war
The greatest game you can win is won within.
To be satisfied with yourself is a sure sign that your forward motion has stopped
It isn’t the hours you put in, but what you put in the hours.
The harder you work, the harder it is to lose.


Air Ball!
Alley Oop To The Hoop
Around The Rim
Basketball Jones
Baskets Of Fun
Chairmen Of The Boards
Cinderella Goes To The Ball... And Takes It To The Net
Dishin' & Swishin'
Dribble, Pass, Shoot
Full Court Press
Go For The Three
Hands Up! Block That Shot!
Hang Time
Hittin' The Shot
Hit The Net!
Hoop Dreams
Hoop Heaven
Hoop It Up
Hoop, There It Is!
Hoopin It Up
Hoops, Anyone?
Hot Shots
In The Air Tonight
In The Paint
Intentional Foul
It's Not The Hype, It's The Hoop!
Jam Session
Kiss The Rim
Like Mike
My Momma Taught Me That
Nothin' But Net
Nothing But Net
Open Shot
Pass... Shoot... Score
Play Ball
Poppin’ The Three!
Pound The Boards
Put It Through For Two
Rip Off The Tip Off
Shootin' Hoops
Sink It And Win!
Sink That Shot!
Slam Dunk
Slammin' And Jammin'
Space Jam
Take It To The Hoop
Taking It Home
That Was A Slam Dunk!
The Hoopster
The Rim Reapers
Time Out
To "Air" Is Human
Turning The Team Around 360 Degrees
Walk This Way
We've Got The Hoopla!
Whoop It Up
Wow! That Was A Slam Dunk!
Zero Gravity
Basketball-It's Not Just A Game
Court Side
Dishin' and Swishin'
Give me some air (take the shot-jump shot)
Hang Time (long time in the air on a layup)
Hoop It Up
Hoooop, There it is!!
Hoops Anyone?
Hot Shots
In the Paint
Jam Session (practice or layup relay)
The Key is the key
Lots of Air (long time in the air on a layup)
Nothin' but Net
On the Bench / picking up slivers
One on One
Open Shot
A pick-up game
Put Me IN Coach!!!
Shootin' Hoops
Slam Dunk
Space Jam
Three pointer
Zero Gravity

Cool Basketball Captions

Championships are won at practice.
Unfinished Business.
Wreak Havoc!
Winners never stop proving it.
Play like a Champion.
You can make it happen or watch it happen.
Today Settle the Score!
Lock it UP!
Stand tall, talk small, play ball.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Born to great things.
Let the MADNESS begin!
Never let good enough BE enough!
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
Winning is a habit, Success is a choice.
Pressure is something you bring upon yourself when you don’t know what you’re doing.
Elevate your Game.

Motivational Captions

Bad habits are like a good bed – easy to get into but difficult to get out of.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player.
Whatever it takes.
Practice winning every day.
Hard luck is composed of laziness, bad judgment, and poor execution.
Victory comes to those who make the least mistakes.

Inspirational Captions

Make Shots!
Talent Wins Games, Teams Win Championships.
Well done is better than well said.
Tradition Honor Passion.
Ball til you Fall.
It’s not how you start, but how you finish!
It’s hard to beat a team that never gives up.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
When you play ball, leave it all.
Unfinished Business.
Fast and Furious.
The true champion believes in the impossible.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Winners in life don’t always win; they just don’t give up.
Make good habits and they will make you.
Defense wins Offense sells tickets, Defense wins championships.

Hoops Mottos
Perfection is not attainable, however if you chase perfection you will catch excellence.
If you fail to prepare, prepare to fail.
Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better is best.
Make your efforts match your dreams
Some want it to happen, Some wish it would happen, Others make it happen.
Expect Victory.
Good enough ISN’T.
dedication + motivation = success.
Deeds not Words.

Awesome Basketball Sayings and Phrases
Demand respect or expect defeat.
Sweat plus Sacrifice equals Success.
Unity in Adversity.
Some wish for it; we work for it
Play hard, play smart, play together.
Winning is the science of being totally prepared.
Bringing out the best in each other!
Win The Last Game.

Famous basketball sayings
Ya Gotta Believe.
We Are Family.
Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now.
Deserve Success.
Practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
You can’t be as good as, you have to be better than.
Look up, get up, but never give up.
United we play, United we win.
Believe & Achieve.
Game On.
Livin’ Large.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Winner Stays!

Attack the Glass.

Wish Together, Swish Together.

(Team Name) Never Stops.

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Your loss is my game.

Demanding Excellence From Everyone No Selfish Exceptions.

Rise to the Top.

Court is in Session.

Strive for Greatness.

Sic ’em.

Quest for the Net.

A team above all. Above all a team.

Hustle and heart set us apart.

Winners don’t wait for chances, they take them.

Defend till the end.

Defend and Dominate.

It’s not the hours you put in, it’s what you put into the hours.

Offense sells tickets, Defense wins championships.

Reach for the Sky or don’t even try.

It takes a player to shoot a shot. But it takes a team to win a game.

Our team is not responsible for lost or stolen pride.

There’s no traffic on the extra mile.

Winners train, losers complain.

Your sweat is your fat crying.  Keep it up.

Victory requires payment in advance.

The will to win is not nearly so important as the will to prepare to win.

Be prepared!

Some want it to happen, Some wish it would happen, Others make it happen.

Go BIG or go home.

There is no limit to what can be accomplished when nobody cares who gets the credit.

It’s not how big you are, it’s how big you play In it to win it.

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Intensity is not a perfume!

No excuses. No explanations.

You don’t win on emotion. You win on execution.

Respect All, Fear None.

Victory is the goal.

Determination gets you there.

If its gotta be, it starts with me.

Refuse to Lose.

How bad do you want it?

Basketball Love of the Game Team.

All it takes is all you’ve got.

It doesn’t take athletic ability to hustle.

Out of yourself and into the TEAM.

It’s what you do before the season start that makes a champion.

“If only” are the famous last words of those who weren’t.

Basketball Quotes

I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. I don't do things half-heartedly. Because I know if I do, then I can expect half-hearted results.- Michael Jordon

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. - Michael Jordan

Once you've done the mental work, there comes a point you have to throw yourself into the action and put your heart on the line. That means not only being brave, but being compassionate towards yourself, your teammates and your opponents. - Phil Jackson

Any American boy can be a basketball star if he grows up, up, up. ~ Bill Vaughn

Basketball is like photography, if you don't focus, all you have is the negative. ~ Dan Frisby

Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up. ~ Red Auerbach

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals. ~ Dr. James Naismith, inventor of basketball

First master the fundamentals. ~ Larry Bird

I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing. ~ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life. ~ Isiah Thomas

I've learned I can't help the team sitting on the bench. ~ Wilt Chamberlain

The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy. ~ Jerry Tarkanian

They said playing basketball would kill me. Well, not playing basketball was killing me. ~ Earvin 'Magic' Johnson

This is the second most exciting indoor sport, and the other one shouldn't have spectators. ~ Dick Vertleib

What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop. ~ Woody Allen, in "Annie Hall"

What you are as a person is far more important that what you are as a basketball player. ~ John Wooden

When I dunk, I put something on it. I want the ball to hit the floor before I do. ~ Darryl Dawkins

When you miss a shot, never think of what you did wrong. Take the next shot thinking of what you must do right. ~ Tony Alfonso

You don't play against opponents. You play against the game of basketball. ~ Bobby Knight