350 Cool and Funny Basketball Team Names

How to name your basketball team? or What are some cool basketball team name ideas?

Here, we are going to suggest you some good basketball team names and ideas on how to brainstorm new team name ideas.

Let’s get started.

Basketball Team Names

Here are some cool basketball team names you can use:

  • Game Corks
  • Air Ballers
  • Wonder Boys
  • Best in Pass
  • Cod Blake Ops
  • Red Dragons
  • Cowbell Fever
  • Golden Grizzlies
  • Basket Junkies
  • Fast Breakers
  • Batum Raiders
  • Golden Flashes
  • Hang it Up
  • Block Out Brigade
  • The Long Conley
  • Draymond Green
  • Babbling Brooks
  • Wild Kittens
  • Golden Eagles
  • Scoreboard Squad
  • Scarlet Knights
  • Golden Tornadoes
  • Midnight Kawhiboys
  • Grizzly Balls
  • Sphincter Stars
  • The Outsiders

Funny Basketball Team Names

These are the funny basketball team names to inspire you:

  • Full Court Pressure
  • Gauchos
  • Georgia Kings
  • My Name Is Luka
  • Ice Cold Girls
  • No Speed Limit
  • No Stealing
  • Dashing Divas
  • Demolition Team
  • Hot Shots
  • I Speights On Your Grave
  • Russ Belt
  • Salt Lake City Stars
  • Scale Tippers
  • Blaking Bad
  • Blatche Sabbath
  • Blurred Lins
  • Bogans Heroes
  • Bosom Buddies
  • The Heat is On
  • The Heatwave
  • The Jordan Rules
  • The Leopard Skins

Fantasy Basketball Team Names

Below is the list of fantasy basketball team names for you:

  • Golden Bears
  • The Twilight Zone
  • The Dwight Stuff
  • Flying Squirrels
  • Bigly Ballers
  • Bethel Royals
  • King of All Blatche
  • Transformative Fall
  • Fade and Win
  • Lanceformers
  • Bouncing Blobsters
  • Big Green
  • Wake and Blake
  • Blake Superior
  • Golden Bulls
  • Fighting Crusaders
  • Blue Raiders
  • Strategy Zone
  • Dedmon’s Distinctive
  • Beal or No Beal
  • Wall Breakers
  • The Long Conley
  • Dame Of Thrones
  • Wild Kittens
  • Cleveland Havok

Girls Basketball Team Names

These are some good basketball team names for girls:

  • Flying Ladies
  • Meme Team
  • The Granger Zone
  • Bring Your Defense
  • Celtics
  • Cereal Killers
  • Flab Busters
  • Smoking Threes
  • Your Nemeses
  • Balls To The Wall
  • Goose Ballers
  • Buckets and Chill
  • Team Extreme
  • Roundball Rock
  • ThunderWolves
  • Ole Defense
  • Rustic Blooms
  • Nighttime Ninjas
  • Pickle Ricky Rubio
  • Couldn’t Caris Less
  • Couldn’t Caris Less
  • Speights Fire
  • James of Thrones

Inappropriate Fantasy Basketball Team Names

The following are the inappropriate fantasy basketball team names for you:

  • 24 Caris Magic
  • Alley Oop There It Is
  • AmazeBalls
  • Aminu Acids
  • Atlanta Hawks
  • Atomic Biyombos
  • Average Joes
  • Backbenchers
  • Ball Don’t Lie
  • Ball Stars
  • Bangers and Nash
  • Baseline Leaners
  • Basket Hounds
  • Basketball Jones
  • Beauty and the Beasley
  • Bethel Royals
  • Big Bosh Man
  • Bill Russell’s Ring Fingers
  • Biz Markieff
  • Black Bears
  • Black Knights
  • Bow to the Brow
  • Charlotte Bobcats

Basketball Team Names

How to Create a Unique Basketball Team Name

Below are a few suggestions for creating unique basketball team names:

Choose a short and simple name.

One of the most important things in team names is simplicity. The simpler your name will the more it will be easy for your audiences to remember, pronounce, and spell.

So, never go for a too long and boring name. Try to create a name as simple and short as possible. Maximum use two words to create a catchy name.

Use adjectives and animal names to create a unique name.

If you look at some famous basketball team names, you will see most of the names are made of animal names and adjectives. For example, Black Tigers, Golden Ducks, Dazzling Divas, Blake Superior, Wild Kittens, etc.

Avoid using your own name.

In team names, using a personal name is not a good idea. Especially in sports team names, using a powerful and creative name is very important to motivate the players.

So in our opinion, you should go for a general and simple name. The best and easy way of creating simple team names is to combine related words creatively.

Come up with a list of creative basketball team names.

What type of team name do you want? Funny, clever, or simple.

Once you decide on a type of name you are going to choose, then start thinking of name ideas. Or simply select some good names from the above lists.

Narrow it down.

After creating a list of name ideas, sit with your team members, and choose some of the best names from the list. Come up with minimum three best names.

Get feedback and finalize your name.

The final step is to involve other people to finalize the best name for your basketball team. Get feedback on your selected names and also ask the reason for liking or disliking.

It will help you easily choose the perfect name for your basketball team.

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