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Sports Basketball Poems

These Sports Basketball poems are examples of Basketball poems about Sports. These are the best examples of Basketball Sports poems written by international poets.

Premium Member My Heart Went Cold
Fifty-seven years I'd trusted my pins*                   ...

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Categories: basketball, cry, loss, pain,

Premium Member 'Linsanity'
They've thrown down the gauntlet
The Asians have a golf 'major' now won
Hideki Matsuyama, Masters Tournament Champion
The first from the Land of the Rising Sun

Ms. Naomi...

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Categories: baseball, basketball, golf, power,

Premium Member Memorabilia
My wife and I met more than a few of this type of “shifty wheeler-dealer” during our many years dealing in antiques and collectibles.


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Categories: basketball, sports,

Premium Member Millionaire Salaries and Perks
Nobody from my hey-day
  good enough to play
    in today's NBA
That's what they all say

I say that's because now it's 'all...

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Categories: basketball, business, money, sports,

One Hundred Point Game
This is hard to believe, but true.
It happened back in 1962.
A basketball player scored a hundred points in a game.
It was an accomplishment worthy of...

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Categories: basketball, history, sports,

Premium Member Warriors
A story is told of a Roman soldier who came upon an area and needed further direction to reach a certain destination.  His guide...

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Categories: basketball, war,

Premium Member Pre-Season Jitters
A seed has been planted in the minds of man,
Where comfort's blanket is taken, & no longer the plan.

Confidence, now shaken, seems fragile to the...

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Categories: baseball, basketball, family, fear,

Kobe forever

Mamba, you were, are, and will be a legend,

You have introduced many to the game,
we learn your extent of perseverance and, determination,
without disruption, 
not easy...

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Categories: basketball, bereavement, farewell,

Klever and kreative...very loyal, diligent and trained to be a grand and uplifting influence to all ages and acknowledged any kid's strengths and worked on...

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Categories: basketball, encouraging, i miss

Premium Member A tail like a fish
Too-tall Jackson had a tail like a fish 
But when he swam his gym shoes went squish-squish
   He took up basketball

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Categories: basketball, fish, sports,


sports make my voice sing but basketball makes my heart stop...

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Categories: addiction, basketball, career,

Basketball Poem
Invented in the 1890's 
A sport I played as a youth 
    Now I've got 
Brooklyn Nets on T.V. 

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Categories: basketball, death, poetry,

Premium Member Have a Ball
Throw it, roll it,
  Bounce it, pass it
Dribble it, bobble it
  Kick it, toss it, miss it

Pitch it, hurl it
  Heave it,...

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Categories: baseball, basketball, football, fun,

Premium Member The Play Is Made
Oh, how I love a good game;
I anxiously await my turn,
And then I make my play.

I also love a good play;
Good scripts, for which I’m...

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Categories: baseball, basketball, football, fun,

Premium Member Basketball creator James Naismith
Basketball creator: James Naismith

Designed the game first used a round football
Late 1891 also used two peach crates
Teaching at the YMCA Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts

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Categories: basketball, america, appreciation, celebrity, engagement,