"Actually I prefer violent sports like basketball, soccer, boxing and bull fighting. "
An open,level area marked with appropriate lines,upon which a game,such as tennis,handball,or basketball,is played.
"In the fourth quarter of the Basketball game, they lost the lead."
He's a good all-rounder who likes tennis, basket-ball, and swimming.
He secured two admission tickets, but when he arrived at the stadium, he found they were only for the basketball game two weeks later.
"In his early years, he was a keen basketball player."
"In 1990's, Larry Bird retired from Basketball."
Take any sport basketball,ice hockey,swimming or whatever.
"In the paper this morning, as I write this, there is a story of a young basketball player who a year ago had millions."
When I finally found the hotel, my heart was pounding, I was sweating like a basketball player and my spirits drooped