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Basketball Team Name Generator

This basketball team name generator will create awesome names for your rec-league, fantasy, or school team. It has both classic team names that are randomly generated as well as some funny, punny basketball-specific choices.

To get started, click the generate button for ten random ideas. Then click the stars next to your favorites to save them to a list.

Click above to generate some names

Funny Basketball Team Names

Here are some of our favorite funny and punny basketball team name ideas. These names will surely get a chuckle when other teams see them on the roster.

  • Alley-Oops
  • Another Brick in the Wall
  • Back that Pass Up
  • Big D Energy
  • Chicken Noodle Hoopers
  • Curry Up and Wait
  • Drilling Me Softly
  • Free Foulin’
  • Grape Jam
  • Hoop There it is
  • Hoops a Daisy
  • Hoops I Did It Again
  • Hoops, My Bad
  • Italian Dunkers
  • Lord of the Rims
  • Paint by Numbers
  • Parliament Dunkadelic
  • Pippen Ain’t Easy
  • Strawberry Jam
  • Swish Kebabs
  • Thanks, but I’ll Pass
  • The Airballs
  • The Ball Thieves
  • The Basket Weavers
  • The Body Catchers
  • The Bricklayers
  • The Court Jesters
  • The Dunkaroos
  • The Dunking Donuts
  • The Floppers
  • The Granny Shots
  • The High-Tops
  • The Hip-Hops
  • The Jump Balls
  • The Mascots
  • The Nose Pickers
  • The Rain Men
  • The Rimshots
  • The Shooting Stars
  • The Sky Hookers
  • The Squeaky Sneakers
  • The Trampoline Dunkers
  • The Travellers
  • The Weary Travellers
  • There’s a Hole in Our Bucket
  • Three is the Magic Number
  • Three’s Company
  • WTF Are You Ewing?
  • Zoned Out

Cool Basketball Team Names

These team name ideas exude coolness. If you’ve got a team that’s going to impress on the court, check out these options.

  • Ball of Duty
  • Kings of the Court
  • Malice at the Palace
  • Queens of the Court
  • The Basket Brawlers
  • The Basket Hounds
  • The Backboard Breakers
  • The Buzzer Beaters
  • The Dream Team
  • The Fast Breakers
  • The Force is Strong
  • The Half Court Heroes
  • The Hoop Dreams
  • The Iron Ferrets
  • The Lucky Stars
  • The Nothing But Nets
  • The Semi-Pros
  • The Shot Callers
  • The Swishers
  • The Vicious Toads
  • The Weekend Warriors
  • Three the Hard Way

Streetball Team Names

Here are some team names that sound a little edgy and could work great for streetball. They also work great for your rec-league or fantasy basketball team as well.

  • Headbands Make Her Dance
  • High Voltage
  • In the Zone
  • The And Ones
  • The Ankle Breakers
  • The Block Bulldogs
  • The Chosen Ones
  • The Dime Droppers
  • The Free Clinic
  • The Fresh Kicks
  • The Half Court Shots
  • The Hot Shots
  • The Net Rippers
  • The Real Slim Shadies
  • The School Teachers
  • The Shoe Dogs
  • The Street Masters
  • The Usual Suspects
  • The Zen Assassins
  • White Men Can Jump

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