From three on three teams to fantasy ball, intramural sports, and pick-up leagues just for fun, if you have a basketball team, you need a name. To answer the eternal question, “ What should we call ourselves?” we’ve assembled some of the best team names out there. Even if you don’t find a name you love here, you’re sure to find something that inspires your own take on things.
We’ve set things up in categories, but feel free to look through them all: you never know when one might jump out at you.
Before we get to all the great choices you have, how do you pick something out of all the team names out there? Well, there are some steps you can take that will help you choose faster and better.
Your name is an opportunity to “play on words,” so don’t miss out. Also, have a couple of names picked out, like a top three. If another team “steals” your name, you’ll be ready with a backup that can come off the bench and save the day.
Here are a rack-load of great basketball names to choose from. Bounce a few ideas around, take a shot at how they sound to everyone on your team, and most of all, have fun!
Put the fun back in the fundamentals with this list of basketball team names.
Of course, there are a lot more funny names out there. Shoot us some of yours, and we may just add them to our list.
Gamers got game too, right? So do Star Trek and Star Wars fans, Harry Potter followers, and nerds of all sorts. Bring your nerd word into your basketball team name with these ideas:
Ready to get your inner nerd on the court? Use these names, or come up with creative ones of your own.
Girls have a special place on the basketball court, and as such, their teams deserve epic and really cool names that will put their male counterparts to shame. When it comes to creative names for the ladies, there are a lot of options.
Here are a few of the best ones:
We’re sure you can think of a lot more female team names, some much better than our selections. When you pick yours, let us know how it looks on your favorite basketball jersey, and of course, how you do on the court!
Of course, we don’t want to leave the boys out of things, and they, too, get team names of their own. From the youngest boys leagues to men’s pick-up teams or even your favorite community team, there’s sure to be a name to describe your masculine prowess.
Of course, there are all kinds of other names for men’s teams, some nearly on the x-rated side. Use your imagination, and develop a new take on an old phrase--if you dare. Just know you might get booed as soon as your team is announced.
There are some names for basketball teams that are just cool--nothing more and nothing less. Here are some of those names you can steal or modify to make them suit your team even better.
Think of your favorite television show, movie, or even a book you can steal a line or title from, and modify to make your team name truly unique. There are other options, and one of those is simply to steal the name from a pro team that already exists.
When it comes to team names, we can’t ignore the fact that there are a ton of teams already out there, professional, college, and even from around the world. A simple solution to coming up with a team name is to simply use one of these. Here are some well-known and lesser-known team names you can use or modify.
The good news about these names? You already have logos, jerseys, and swag with the team names on them, whether you borrow from the pro shop or create your own unique branding.
There are more pro team names from leagues around the world. Come up with a new take on one of your local teams or your favorites, and you’ll have a great basketball team name in no time.
You’re now well on your way to coming up with a great basketball team name you can use to customize your jerseys and team gear. What did you come up with that is not on our list? Showcase your creativity and share your ideas with us!