shoot 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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"While Pacquiao was consistently absent to train for his boxing bout, shoot his television programmes, or shoot hoops in basketball games, he was denying his constituents representation," argued Sevilla.
"While Pacquiao was consistently absent to train for his boxing bout, shoot his television programs, or shoot hoops in basketball games, he was denying his constituents representation," Sevilla said.