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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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There's a basketball court where you can shoot some hoops with your friends and family.
But with Wednesday off, he took time out to shoot some hoops with pals.
On past visits to Manchester, Drake also headed for a spot of bowling, and booked out the Sugden Sports Centre on Oxford Road so he could shoot some hoops with Rihanna back in 2013.
Shoot some hoops Castlehead's 1981/82 basketball contingent
Prince William also tried to shoot some hoops while sitting on a wheelchair.
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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. Our office space helps to break up the day," says a designer at the agency.
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.