shoot (some) hoops

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shoot (some) hoops

To play basketball, especially casually by simply shooting and not engaging in a game. I always meet up with a group of friends to shoot hoops every Wednesday evening. You want to hang out and shoot some hoops for a while?
See also: hoop, shoot

shoot ˈhoops

(American English, informal) play basketball: Hey Joe! Do you want to shoot some hoops?
See also: hoop, shoot
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Shoot some hoops Ben Lyons, 11 and Rachel Thomson, nine, loved taking part
Play with hula hoops, parachutes,or shoot some hoops.
Ms McKinnell said: "It was great to attend the APPG Basketball's event this week and hear about the successes of basketball in the UK, as well as shoot some hoops with Team GB players.
Participants took the opportunity to ride a gyroscope, shoot some hoops, test their skills on the mechanical rodeo bull and compete in a football shootout challenge.
I used to shoot some hoops every Sunday and turned out for the school and county basketball teams.
If we need to take a break, we can go shoot some hoops.
Young basketball fans were hoping to shoot some hoops at King Edwards School Sports Hall, in Frederick Road.
SHOOT some hoops with this quality outdoor basketball set from Marks & Spencer.
However, he revealed he couldn't believe some people had actually taken a boat to come and shoot some hoops with him.
I was kind of hoping they would have asked me to shoot some hoops," he said.
If you fancy basketball, for example, head to the court to shoot some hoops.
Bell's Yard is well worth a visit if you want to play a friendly game of football, shoot some hoops or simply hang out with friends.
Instead of being a couch slouch, shoot some hoops, go for a walk or shake it like Shakira
The boss is the kind of strapping, no-nonsense queer who likes to shoot some hoops with his coworker before taking him to the local gay bar, the Bull & Roses.
Players can enjoy home court advantage as they position the NERFOOP backboards anywhere they like using 3M Command Strip adhesives and then tipoff to shoot some hoops with friends.