Basketball Jokes

Basketball jokes for those who love the game or who enjoy a good laugh.


Q: Did you hear the Atlanta Hawks don’t have a website?
A: They can’t string three W’s together.

Q: Why was Cinderella thrown off the basketball team?
A: She ran away from the ball.

Q: What’s the difference between the New York Knicks and a dollar bill?
A: You can still get four quarters out of a dollar bill.

Basketball JokesQ: Why are basketball players messy eaters?
A: They’re always dribbling.

Q: What is the difference between a Suns’ fan and a baby?
A: The baby will stop whining after awhile.

Q: How many New York Knicks players does it take to change a tire?
A: One, unless it’s a blowout, in which case they all show up.

Q: If a basketball team was chasing a baseball team, what time would it be?
A: Five after nine.

Q: Why doesn’t Albany have a professional basketball team?
A: Because then New York City would want one too.

Q: Why couldn’t Kobe pass the first grade?
A: He couldn’t pass the tests.

Q: What do you call a Knicks player with a championship ring?
A: A senior citizen

Q: Why did the basketball player sit on the sideline and sketch pictures of chickens?
A: He was learning how to draw fowls.

Q: What did March say to all the madness?
A: What’s all that bracket?

Humorous Basketball Funnies

Q: Did you hear about Team USA Men’s Team?
A: 10 men, 1 dream and 19 eyebrows

Q: What would you get if you crossed a basketball with a newborn snake?
A: A bouncing baby boa.

Q: Why can’t you play basketball with pigs?
A: They hog the ball.

Q: What’s the difference between Kevin McHale and time?
A: Time passes.

Q: What do you call 12 millionaires around a TV watching the NBA Finals?
A: The Los Angeles Lakers

Q: What does a Minnesota Timberwolves’ fan do when his team has won the NBA Finals?
A: Turn off the PlayStation

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Q: What do the stock market and Knicks season ticket holders have in common?
A: They both get negative returns.

Q: Why can’t you get a fairly officiated basketball game in the jungle?
A: Because of the cheetahs.

Q: Why are the Dallas Mavericks going to change their name to the Possums?
A: Because they play dead at home and they die on the road.

Q: What’s the difference between a basketball player and a dog?
A: One drools, the other dribbles.

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Q: If a basketball player gets athlete’s foot, what does an astronaut get?
A: Missle toe!

Q: Why was Cinderella such a bad player?
A: Her coach was a pumpkin.

Q: What do you call a pig who plays basketball?
A: A ball hog

Q: What’s the difference between treasury bonds and OKC fans?
A: Treasury bonds eventually mature.

Q: What do you call an unbelievable story about a basketball player?
A: A tall tale.

Duke students have trouble spelling “Krzyzewski.” UNC students have trouble spelling “Smith.”

Did you hear that the USC basketball coach is dressing only 7 players for the tournament? The rest can dress themselves.

–Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Sports Feel Good Stories.

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