Instagram: 40 funny basketball captions

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Cover all your basketball posts with these hilarious captions on your Instagram. Impress your followers with wit and athleticism.

Funny basketball captions for Instagram

  1. People will always talk about you setbacks until you silence them with your comeback.
  2. It’s not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.
  3. Basketball is my lucky word.
  4. The best shooter has a short memory, no matter how many times they miss , they always think the next shot is going in.
  5. Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
  6. Limits like fear are often just an illusion.
  7. But that’s the thing about basketball, you don’t play games on paper.
  8. I’ll quit competing when my heart stops beating.
  9. You are your only competition.
  10. Don’t make excuses, make your free throws.
  11. Every day when I get on the floor, I give it my all and play because you never know what tomorrow holds.
  12. “Practice, we’re talkin bout practice!” – Allen Iverson
  13. Goals are attained not by strength but by preservance.
  14. Foul shots win ball games.
  15. Coaches win practices, players win games.
  16. Some wish for it, we work for it.
  17. Defend to the end.
  18. Basketball is my favorite season.
  19. Champions play as they practice, create consistency of excellence in all your habits.
  20. Play til the clock says 0:00.
  21. Be so good they can’t ignore you.
  22. I want you to come to watch my game, not my uniform.
  23. I don’t wear a crown, I wear a head band.
  24. Basketball doesn’t build character. It reveals it.
  25. Offense sells tickets, defense wins games.
  26. Basketball is not just a sport, it’s a lifestyle.
  27. You can’t control the minutes you play, but you can control how you play the minutes you get.
  28. You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
  29. It’s okay if you don’t like basketball, it’s kind of smart people sports anyway.
  30. When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.
  31. Winners don’t wait for chances, they take them.
  32. You play the way you practice.
  33. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
  34. I dream of cutting a net.
  35. Once you are in the game, you forget about everything.
  36. Stand tall, talk small, play ball.
  37. If you ain’t hurting, you ain’t playing hard enough.
  38. It takes a player to shoot a shot. But it takes a team to win a game.
  39. Practice like you’ve never won. Play like you’ve never lost.
  40. Teamwork makes the dream work.