The hoop Dreams director tackles the rise of concussions in contact sports and how it affects the players who suffer them.
He is exciting when he bobs and weaves to the hoop with explosive speed.
We have a hoop outside our dressing room and she bought a basketball, so we play in between takes.
late 12c., probably from an unrecorded Old English *hop, from Proto-Germanic *hopa-, a Low German-Frisian word (cf. Old Frisian hop, Middle Dutch and Dutch hoep "hoop," Old Norse hop "a small bay"). As something someone jumps through (on horseback) as a circus trick, by 1793. Figurative use of jump through hoops by 1917. The verb is from mid-15c. Hoop-petticoat is attested from 1711. As a surname, Hooper, literally "maker of hoops" is early 13c.
Having to do with basketball: a hoop
A basketball player (1940s+ Basketball)