World’s Best Basketball Jokes

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  1. Knock knock?…Who is there?…Boo… Boo Who?… Don’t cry! We have the best basketball jokes.
  2. The anti-vax basketball team lost every game this season…. Apparently they never take any shots. (Covid Jokes)
  3. What great American and NBA player would be a great spokesperson for the 4th of July?… Enes Freedom. (4th of July Jokes)
  4. What is a great warm-up song for a basketball team?… Shoot to Thrill by AC/DC. (365 Music Jokes)
  5. Why was Rudolph the Reindeer ineligible for his college basketball team?… His grade went down in history. (Reindeer Jokes & World’s Best Basketball Jokes)
  6. Why did the basketball player go to jail?…  Because he shot the ball! (Police Jokes)
  7. Why can’t college basketball players go on vacation?… They aren’t allowed to travel. (Travel Guest Blogs)
  8. My tennis career has taught me I can be the best basketball player ever… Nothing but net. (Tennis Jokes)
  9. What’s a pirate’s favorite college basketball move?… Jump hook. (Pirate Jokes)
  10. What legendary college basketball would be a great major league baseball pitcher?… Coach K! (Baseball Jokes)
  11. Did you know Steven Spielberg and John Williams like to play basketball together? … He shoots, he scores. (Movie Jokes & Music Jokes)
  12. Why do college basketball players love Oreo cookies?… Because they can dunk them! (Oreo Cookie Jokes)
  13. What do you call a piece of cheese that likes to shoot hoops?… Swiss! (Cheese Jokes)
  14. What do an angry bunny and a pro basketball player have in common?… Mad hops.
  15. They’re a basketball team in transition… They’re going from bad to worse.
  16. What is a basketball player’s favorite Christmas song?… “Oh Christmas Three, Oh Christmas Three!” (Christmas Tree Jokes & Music Jokes)
  17. Why aren’t burgers too good at basketball?… Too many turnovers! (Hamburger Jokes)
  18. What violation do ghosts get called for the most in basketball?… Ghoul tending.
  19. Why did the basketball player visit the bank?… His checks were all bouncing.
  20. What kind of stories are told by college basketball players?…. Tall Tales. (Library Jokes)
  21. Why didn’t the nose make the basketball team?… He didn’t get picked.
  22. Why did the basketball player sit on the sideline and sketch pictures of chickens?… He was trying to draw fowls / fouls. (Chicken Jokes)
  23. What is a sad, sad, college basketball team?… The Duke Blue Devils. (Psychology Jokes)
  24. What do basketball cheerleaders drink before they go to a game?… Root beer! (365 Sports Jokes & Cheerleading Jokes)
  25. What New Year’s resolution should a basketball player never make?… To travel more. (Travel Guest Blogs Basketball Jokes)
  26. What legendary college basketball would be an awful major league baseball hitter?… Coach K! (Baseball Jokes)
  27. What’s the difference between a basketball player who is a ball hog and time?… Time passes. (Top 10 Sports Jokes)
  28. In what sport is a basket filled but never gets full?… basketball. (Top 10 Sports Jokes)
  29. What’s the difference between the bad basketball player and a dollar bill?… You can still get four quarters out of a dollar bill.
  30. They always asked me if I play basketball because I was tall… They stopped asking me that when I asked them if they play mini-golf.
  31. What do you call a college basketball player that misses dunks?… Alley Whoops.
  32. I used to be addicted to basketball… but I rebounded.
  33. Did you hear about the basketball team that doesn’t have a website?… They can’t string three “Ws” together. (Computer Jokes)
  34. Two basketball teams play a game. The home team wins, but not a single man from either team scored a basket. How could this be?… It was a women’s basketball team!
  35. What did the March say to all the madness?… What’s all that bracket. (March Madness Quotes & Top 25 Jimmy V Quotes)
  36. What do you call a person who walks back and forth screaming one minute, then sits down weeping uncontrollably the next?… A basketball coach.
  37. What has a net but can’t catch?… A basketball hoop
  38. Why don’t basketball players don’t like to leave their hometown?… They hate traveling so much.
  39. Why do the UCLA basketball have to drink their coffee black?… Because KAREEM has graduated. (Coffee Jokes)
  40. Why aren’t pancakes too good at basketball?… Too many turnovers! (Hamburger Jokes)
  41. The psychology instructor had just finished a lecture on mental health and had proceeded to give an oral quiz to the freshman class.  Speaking specifically about manic depression, the instructor asked, “How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs one minute, then sits in a chair weeping uncontrollably the next?”  A young man in the rear of the room raised his hand and answered, “A basketball coach?” (Top Psychology Jokes)
  42. I couldn’t figure out why the basketball kept getting bigger and bigger… Then it hit me.
  43. Hanging in the hallway at the college are the basketball team pictures from the past 40 years. A player in the center of the front row in each picture holds a basketball identifying the year — “62-63,” “63-64,” “64-65,” etc.  One day I spotted a freshman looking curiously at the photos. Turning to me, he said, “Isn’t it strange how the teams always lost by one point?”
  44. What did the triangle offense say to the ball?… “You’re pointless.” (Geometry Jokes)
  45. Basketball sued tennis for no reason… Now they have to go to court!
  46. Which fast-food chain would be a good basketball player?… Dunkin’ Donuts. (Donut Jokes)
  47. If a basketball players gets athlete’s foot, what does an astronaut get?… Missile Toe. (Astronomy Jokes & Astronaut Jokes)
  48. What’s the difference between a dog and a college basketball player?… One drools, the other dribbles.
  49. What’s a pirate’s favorite college basketball team?… Seton Hall Pirates. (Pirate Jokes)
  50. Basketball players are the most upstanding members of society… They really are people to look up to.
  51. I was going to pass it to you… But the hoop was open first.
  52. A first-grade teacher can’t believe her student isn’t hyped up about the Super Bowl. “It’s a huge event. Why aren’t you excited?” “Because I’m not a football fan. My parents love basketball, so I do too,” says the student. “Well, that’s a lousy reason,” says the teacher. “What if your parents were morons? What would you be then?” “Then I’d be a football fan.” (Jokes for Teachers & Super Bowl Jokes)
  53. What does a hunter do with a basketball?… He shoots it!
  54. If the pilgrims came on the Mayflower then what does the Division I college basketball player come on?… The scholar ships. (Thanksgiving Jokes Pilgrim Jokes)
  55. Why couldn’t the really good basketball player listen to his music?… Because he broke a record!
  56. What do basketball cheerleaders drink before they go to a basketball game?… Root beer!
  57. Did you hear about the referee that got fired from the NBA?… Supposedly, he’s a whistleblower.
  58. If you were a basketball, I’d never shoot… Because I’d always miss you.
  59. What does a basketball player do when he loses his eyesight?… Become a referee.
  60. What did the Delaware players wear to the basketball game?… Idaho, Alaska. Maybe a New Jersey. (Top 50 State Jokes)
  61. Why did people in the NBA think Michael Jordan was conceited?… Because he was always putting on Airs.
  62. Knock, knock… Who’s there?… Woo… Woo, who?… What are you cheering for in college basketball? 
  63. What do you call a shrimp that’s really good at basketball?… Leprawn James.
  64. Why did the fish refuse to play basketball?… He was afraid of the net
  65. What do the winning Super Bowl team, the #1 player on your college team, and the mailman have in common?… They always deliver. (Mailman Jokes & Super Bowl Jokes)
  66. I have been watching basketball lately, and I gotta say I can hardly tolerate Kevin Durant.. .He stinks compared to his brother, Deo.
  67. My college graduation was held inside the basketball arena and man was it hot…. It must have been like 5,000 degrees in there. (Graduation Jokes)
  68. I’ve got a great idea for an NBA-themed fast-food restaurant… I call it Shake-Shaq
  69. What is Santa’s favorite NBA basketball team?… The New York Saint Nicks. (Christmas Jokes)
  70. “He’s great on the court,” a sportswriter said of a college basketball player in an interview with his coach. “But’s how’s his scholastic work?” “Why, he makes straight A’s,” replied the coach. “Wonderful!” said the sportswriter. “Yes,” agreed the coach, “but his B’s are a little crooked.” (365 School Jokes)
  71. What’s an eggs favorite college basketball team?… University of Yokelahomia. (Egg Jokes Oklahoma Jokes)
  72. Why is basketball the grossest college sport?… Because they dribble all over the court.
  73. Why are frogs so good at basketball?… Because they always make jump shots.
  74. The blue whale is so big, that if you laid it end to end on a basketball court… The game would be canceled. (Whale Jokes)
  75. What do you call a basketball player who smells really good?… Kevin Deodurant.
  76. Where is a college basketball player’s favorite place to eat?… Dunkin’ Donuts.
  77. Who is the best choice of a musical artist to sing the National Anthem at an NBA game Christmas Day?… A “wreath” a Franklin, (Christmas Wreath Jokes)
  78. Why can’t you play basketball in the jungle?… Because there are too many cheetahs.
  79. What does a college basketball player say when he misses?… “Shoot.”
  80. Why is a scrambled egg like a losing basketball team?… Because they both have been beaten. (Top 10 Sports Jokes)
  81. If a jockey wears jockey shorts, and a basketball player wears basketball shorts, what kind of shorts does the President wear?… Depends.
  82. Who was the poet of basketball?… Longfellow.
  83. Which are the best animals in basketball?… A score-pion.
  84. God and Satan arranged a basketball game between Heaven and Hell. “I know for a fact we are gonna win,” said God. “We have all the best players up here: Wilt Chamberlain, Moses Malone, Kobe Bryant, and so on.” “I wouldn’t count on that, God,” said Satan. “You see, down here, we have all the referees.”
  85. Why can’t you play basketball with pigs?… They hog the ball. (Pig Jokes)
  86. Who is the best choice of a musical artist to sing the National Anthem at an NBA game during the Christmas season?… A “wreath” a Franklin, (Christmas Wreath Jokes & Live NFL Performance)
  87. Why do college basketball players love cookies?… Because they can dunk them! (Cookie Jokes)
  88. Tennis sued college basketball for no reason… Now they have to go to court!
  89. What basketball player would be a great spokesperson for National Taco Day?… Tacko Fall. (Taco Jokes)
  90. Who is a worm’s favorite basketball player?… Dennis Rodman AKA “the worm.” (Worm Jokes)
  91. What’s the difference between basketball players and soccer players?… Basketball players get actual injuries.
  92. What is a basketball coach’s favorite Christmas song?… “Oh Christmas Three, Oh Christmas Three!” (Christmas Tree Jokes & Music Jokes)
  93. What is Santa’s favorite basketball team?… The New York Old St. Nicks.
  94. Why are basketball players messy eaters?… They’re always dribbling.
  95. How did the guy with no hair do during his basketball game?… Oh, he bald!
  96. What is a basketball fan’s favorite Christmas song?… “Oh Christmas Three, Oh Christmas Three!” (Christmas Tree Jokes & Music Jokes)
  97. What do you call a shark that plays basketball?… A Sharq.
  98. Knock, knock… Who’s there?… Noah… Noah, who?… Noah good joke about basketball?
  99. Just saw a fight between a basketball player and a YouTuber. Don’t listen to the media… The basketball player will win in the courts.
  100. Knock Knock… Who’s there?… June… June who?… June know how to tell a good
  101. college basketball knock-knock joke?
  102. Why are basketball players messy eaters?… They’re always dribbling. (Top 10 Sports Jokes)
  103. What’s one of an eggs favorite basketball team?… Yokelahomia State. (Egg Jokes Oklahoma Jokes)
  104. If a basketball team were chasing a baseball team, what time would it be?… Five after nine. (9:05) (Top Baseball Jokes & Top Sports Jokes)
  105. How many NCAA basketball players does it take to change a light bulb?… Only one. But he gets money, a car, and three credit hours for it.
  106. Knock Knock… Who’s there?… June… June who?… June know any good basketball knock knock jokes? (June Jokes Spring Knock Knock Jokes)
  107. Why hasn’t Europe ever won Olympic gold in basketball?… Because Europe isn’t a country.
  108. I invited my flat-earther friend to play basketball… He brought a frisbee with him.
  109. Why was Cinderella such a bad college basketball player?… Her coach was a pumpkin. (Top Holiday Jokes & Top Halloween Jokes)
  110. Why can’t you get a fairly officiated college basketball game in the jungle?… They are all cheetahs. (Top 10 Sports Jokes)
  111. What do you call a pig who never passes playing college basketball?… A ball hog.
  112. Why can’t college basketball players go on vacation?… They aren’t allowed to travel.
  113. Why can’t college basketball players go on Spring Break?… They aren’t allowed to travel.
  114. Why can’t college basketball players go on semester break?… They aren’t allowed to travel.
  115. What do you do when you see an elephant with a basketball?… Get out of the way.
  116. My dad is really good at basketball. He always told me, “I’ve been Duncan all my life.”
  117. Did you hear about that bloody hilarious basketball team?… The Hemoglobetrotters?
  118. Why is a basketball referee like an angry chicken?… They both have foul mouths.
  119. Why couldn’t the baby make a basket?… Because he was always dribbling.
  120. I hear that Mr. Worldwide often gets called out in basketball… He’s always trying to travel.
  121. Why did Ron Artest leave the game early?… He wanted to beat the crowd.
  122. What do you call a ninja who is good at basketball?… A Kobe Shinobi!
  123. What is the favorite sport of a bass fish?… Bass-get-ball.
  124. What is Rudolph’s favorite NBA basketball team?… The Milwaukee Bucks. (Christmas Jokes Wisconsin Jokes)
  125. Why don’t fish like basketball?… They’re afraid of the nets.
  126. A brawl took place in a basketball game. A judge came in and used his gavel to stop it. He brought order in the court.
  127. Why can’t basketball players go on vacation?… They aren’t allowed to travel.
  128. Why is the basketball arena hot after the game?… Because all the fans have left.
  129. What is the difference between a Duke fan and a baby?… The baby will stop whining after a while.
  130. Why did the college basketball player sit on the sideline and sketch pictures of chickens?… He was learning how to draw fowls.
  131. If a basketball player gets athlete’s foot, what does an astronaut get?… Missile toe!
  132. What do you call an unbelievable story about a college basketball player?… A tall tale.
  133. What’s the difference between a dog and a basketball player?… One drools, the other dribbles.
  134. Why is a scrambled egg like a losing basketball team?… Because they both have been beaten.
  135. In what sport is a basket filled but never gets full?… Basketball.
  136. Why couldn’t the basketball player listen to his music?… Because he broke a record!
  137. Why do basketball players love cookies?… Because they can dunk them!
  138. How do basketball players stay cool during a game?… They stand near the fans.
  139. Why was the basketball court wet?… Because people were dribbling on it!
  140. Basketball sued tennis for no reason. Now they have to go to court.
  141. What is the urologist’s favorite part in basketball?… The dribbles.
  142. Why is it annoying to eat next to basketball players?… They dribble all the time.
  143. I couldn’t figure out why the basketball kept getting larger and larger. Then it hit me.
  144. Basketball players are afraid of themselves… They don’t like great heights.
  145. Why can’t dinosaurs play basketball? Because they are dead.
  146. Why did the basketball team join a craft club?… Because they wanted to learn how to make baskets!
  147. What’s the difference between the New York Knicks and a dollar bill?… You can still get four quarters out of a dollar bill.
  148. Did you hear about that new sci-fi basketball show?… It’s called Hooper Natural.
  149. Why was Cinderella thrown off the college basketball team?… She ran away from the ball. (Top 10 Sports Jokes)
  150. What do you call an unbelievable story about a college basketball player?… A tall tale.
  151. How do college basketball players stay cool during a game?… They stand near the fans.
  152. How many NCAA basketball players does it take to change a light bulb?… Only one. But he gets money, a car, and three credit hours for it.
  153. What basketball player would be a great spokesperson for autumn?… Taco Fall. (Taco Jokes)
  154. What do you call a groundhog that plays basketball?… A ball hog. (Groundhog Day Jokes)
  155. Why do basketball players love chocolate chip cookies?… Because they can dunk them! (Chocolate Chip Cookie Jokes & Coaching Youth Basketball)
  156. What New Year’s resolution should a high school basketball player never make?… To travel more. (Travel Guest Blogs Middle School Jokes)
  157. Golf is what you play when you’re too out of shape to play basketball.
  158. What’s an eggs favorite basketball team?… University of Central Yokelahomia. (Egg Jokes Oklahoma Jokes)
  159. Why is a baby good at college basketball?… Because they’re always dribbling.
  160. Yo mama so stupid she thought Dunkin Donuts was a basketball team. (Top Coffee Jokes & Top 10 Sports Jokes)
  161. Why did the elephants stampede onto the basketball court?… They played for the Chargers.
  162. If a college baseball team were chasing a college basketball team, what time would it be?… Nine after five. (9:05) (Top Baseball Jokes & Top Sports Jokes)
  163. How do you keep a Milwaukee Bucks player out of your yard?… Put up a basketball net.
  164. How do you know when it’s LeBron James’ Birthday?… Everyone gets to leave work 12 minutes early.
  165. What do you call a fantasy show about college basketball?… Hooper-natural.
  166. What’s the difference between the Miami Heats and a dollar bill?… You can still get four quarters out of a dollar bill.
  167. What do you call 12 millionaires around a TV watching the NBA Finals?… The Detroit Pistons.
  168. Why does Jesus get nervous when playing basketball?… He’s afraid of getting crossed up.
  169. What do you call the basketball move where you drink too much alcohol and score?… Slam Drunk!

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