33 Basketball Riddles For Kids (With Answers)

Basketball is a team game played between two teams on a rectangular court. There are five players on each team. Each team tries to score by tossing the ball through the opponent’s goal, a high horizontal hoop and net called a basket. Here are some basketball riddles with answers for kids to grow knowledge.

Basketball Riddles With Answers

1. A man takes a basketball and throws it as hard as he can. There’s nothing in front of, behind, or either side of him, and yet, the ball comes back and hits his face squarely. How is this possible?

Answer: He threw the ball straight up in the air.

2. How do basketball players stay calm during a game?

Answer: They are standing near the fan!

3. In the NBA, how many men are on the basketball court for each team?

Answer: Five, not ten!

4. What are the favorite stories of basketball players?

Answer: Tall tales!

5. What did the hoop say to basketball?

Answer: May all your wishes come true!

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6. What do basketball players say when they lose the basket?

Answer: Shoot!

7. What do you call a basketball game without a ball?

Answer: A basket game!

8. What do you call a pig that plays basketball?

Answer: A ball hog.

9. What do you do when you see an elephant with a basketball?

Answer: Get out of the way!

10. What have scrambled eggs and a losing basketball team got in common?

Answer: They’ve both been beaten!

11. What is a good restaurant for a basketball team?

Answer: Dunkin Donuts.

12. What is Santa’s favorite basketball team?

Answer: The New York Old St. Knicks

13. What’s the difference between a dog and a basketball player?

Answer: One drools, the other dribbles.

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14. What’s the difference between someone who hogs the ball and time?

Answer: Time always passes!

15. What’s the first meal of the day called for basketball players?

Answer: Fast Breaks!

16. When is a baby good at basketball?

Answer: When it’s dribbling!

17. Where do basketball players get their uniforms from?

Answer: New Jersey!

18. Where do point guards take their girlfriends to dance?

Answer: Basket Balls!

19. Where is a basketball players favourite place to eat?

Answer: Dunkin’ Doughnuts!

20. Why are babies good at basketball?

Answer: Because they’re always dribbling!

21. Why are basketball players messy eaters?

Answer: Because they’re always dribbling!

22. Why are frogs so good at basketball?

Answer: Because they always make jump shots!

23. Why can’t you play basketball with pigs?

Answer: Because they will “hog” the ball!

24. Why can’t dinosaurs play basketball?

Answer: Because they’re extinct!

25. Why can’t you play a fair game of basketball in the jungle?

Answer: Because there’s too many cheetahs!

26. Why couldn’t the basketball player listen to his music?

Answer: Because he was a record breaker!

27. Why did the basketball player go to jail?

Answer: Because he shot the ball.

28. Why did the basketball team join a craft club?

Answer: Because they wanted to learn how to make baskets!

29. Why did the coach kick Cinderella off the basketball team?

Answer: Because she kept running away from the ball!

30. Why do basketball players love cookies?

Answer: Because they love to dunk them!

31. Why was Cinderella never any good at basketball?

Answer: Because her coach was a pumpkin!

32. Why was Cinderella thrown off the basketball team?

Answer: She ran away from the ball.

33. Why was the basketball court dripping wet?

Answer: Because the basketball player kept dribbling all over it!

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