111 Best Basketball Team Names for Intramural, Girls, Youth, etc (Curated & Ranked) + Generator

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Originally invented in 1891 as an indoor winter activity for members of the YMCA Training School,[1] basketball has now grown into one of the most popular sports in the world.

Basketball has more than two billion fans globally![2]

It isn’t just a popular sport to watch, either. Over 100 countries have either a basketball league or a national team, and there are over 70,000 professional players worldwide.[3]

Basketball team names can be funny, cool, creative, and clever.

Our list may include the perfect, ready-to-use name for your team — or, if you’d like to create your own unique basketball team name, we have some brainstorming tips below the list!

Note that while our list includes a section specifically for girls, you don’t need to choose your team name based on your gender. We’ve simply included this section for teams that are looking for gender-specific names. Feel free to choose whatever suits your team best!

Intramural

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    Evolution

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    Opposition

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    Life and Rim

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    Beyond Hoops

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    Hoop Dynamics

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    Game Culture

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    Believe It or Net

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    Game To Please

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    Full Team Ahead

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    Basket Hounds[4]

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    Nothing But Net[5]

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    No Bounce About It

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    Best in Pass

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    The Zone Wars

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    Tempest

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    In an Uproar

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    Court Chaos

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    Brawlers

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    The Tossers

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    On Impulse

Girls

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    Heart & Goals

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    Cyclone Sisters

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    Heart of Zone

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    Arc Our Words

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    No Flings Attached

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    Superstorm

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    Commotion

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    Bad Butterflies[6]

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    Flurry Force

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    Score Sisterhood

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    Advantage

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    Dazzlers

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    Lethal Ladies

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    Screen Cuisine

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    Wonder Women

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Funny/Dirty

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    Don't Give a Hoop

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    Blocked & Loaded

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    Hooper Scooper

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    Zig Zag Zone

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    On the Rebound[6]

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    Dunkzilla Dudes

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    Saved by the Balls

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    Blowing Dunks

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    Fair Jordans[4]

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    Boxers Out

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    Gang Green[5]

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    Heavy Netting

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    50 Shades of Play[4]

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    Scored Our Pants Off

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    99 Problems But a Swish Ain't One[4]

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    Time Out Tribe

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    The Grizzly Balls

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    Hacky Shaquers[6]

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    Make It Dribble

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    The Untouchaballs

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    Atomic Wind

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    Hustle Madness

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    The Net Quest

Video Games (NBA 2K, etc)

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    Swish Kebabs[7]

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    Hoop, There It Is[7]

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    Stardom Heights

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    Fail Blazers[7]

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    Influence

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    Contact

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    Game of Free Throws[7]

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    Slams

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    Transformed

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    Squad Freaks[7]

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    Determined

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    Streetball Squad

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    In Need of Air[7]

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    Impact

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    Significant

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    Paramount

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    Unequaled

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    Superlative

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    Limitless

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    Courtside Heroes

For more ideas specifically for gaming, see our list of NBA 2K clan names.

Youth/Kids

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    Court Crushers

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    Frenzied

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    The Spinners

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    LeBron's Brigade

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    Shaq's Squad

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    Air Buddies[8]

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    Riled Up

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    Dominators

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    The Wolf Pack[6]

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    Rebels

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    Defenders

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    The Defending Champs[5]

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    Dominion

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    Courtside Crew

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    Basket Battalion

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    Slammers

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    Avengers

Basketball Team Name Generator

How to Create a Good Basketball Team Name

There are a lot of different ways to name your basketball team.

Consider the following tips as you brainstorm if you’d like to create your own cool team name:

  • Keep your teammates in mind. Your name should reflect the personality of your team, and it should also be appropriate for your team. For example, a name that’s perfect for a youth team won’t match a name that’s perfect for a casual, adult pick-up game or video game.
  • If your team has a mascot, form your team name using it. Mascot names are easy to use when creating a team name. To make your basketball team name unique, use the mascot’s name and add an additional descriptive word or two to make it interesting. For example, if your mascot is hornets, you could add the words “happy” and “hoop” to form Hoop Happy Hornets.
  • Use your favorite professional teams and players for inspiration. Keep your team motivated to do its best by naming it after your favorite professional team. If your team has a favorite basketball player, you can also create a team name using their first or last name. Try out various combinations until you find a unique option.
  • Think about inspiring words and phrases and use them as your team name. Choose words and phrases that describe the your team collectively. Whether your team wins or loses, a great team name will boost team confidence and prompt everyone to give their utmost to the game.
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