Slogans & Sayings

25 Basketball Sayings and Slogans for Your Team


Need a slogan or saying to add to your basketball t-shirts? We’ve put together a list of some inspiring and funny sayings just for you. They’re a fun addition to uniforms and can help motivate your intramural, high school, or rec basketball team.

Basketball Quotes, Sayings, & Slogans

    Shoot For Your Goals

    Leave Your Heart on the Court

    Go Hard or Go Home

    Ball Til You Fall

    Defend Until the End

    Take It To the Net

    1 Team. 1 Mission.

    Hoop There It Is

    Sky’s the Limit!

    You Play the Way You Practice

    Hustle & Heart Set Us Apart

    Some wish for it, we work for it.

    Competing takes effort. But to win, it takes a team.

    Making Hoop Dreams Come True

    Play Like a Champion

    Keep Calm & Play Ball

    Hoops I Did It Again

    Ballers Never Stope

    Eat. Sleep. Hoop. Reapet.

    Don’t Let Good Enough Be Enough

    It’s not about how big you are, it’s about how big you play.

    “If you can’t pass, you can’t play!” -Dean Smith

    “You don’t play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.” -Bobby Knight

    “It takes 10 hands to score a basket.” -John Wooden

    “The game honors toughness.” -Brad Stephens


Adam is a Search Marketing Specialist at Custom Ink. He has worked at Custom Ink for more than 8 years, and helps contribute to the blog with fun content that helps inspire people. And with puns. Lots and lots of puns.

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    • Taylor

      Will you please email me some designs of some tshirts for the Pottsville High School Girls Basketball team. I am their manager and they were wanting me to email yall and ask yall to send them some on my e-mail. And please do not send anything to the school except to my e-mail account. Thanks.

      Please and Thanks,
      Pottsville High School Girls Basketball Team, and Coaches


    • Adam Levine

      Hi Taylor,

      Thanks for visiting CustomInk. We’ll be happy to help!

      I will have one of our T-Shirt Ambassadors contact you via email. Expect something later today.


    • Maddy

      The quotes were good but u need more short ones


    • rea

      Ey i’m from charora high school so we want to myk tee’s 4 our team so can u plz email me ur designs plz ASAP


    • Adam Levine

      Hi Chrissy,

      Thanks for visiting CustomInk.com

      I just emailed you a few ideas for your team. Feel free to email service@customink.com with any further questions.


    • Shawn

      How bout WE > me


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