If you or your crush loves basketball, see if you really got game with these cheesy basketball pickup games. These are silly and fun ways to slide into a conversation over a common interest, or to break the ice with an attractive stranger at the game or watch party. They range from general sayings that pretty much anyone could get to clever ones that could only win the heart of true fans of the game. Others are just corny and a reminder it’s okay to be a little unserious. Use these pickup lines to combine “Love & Basketball,” and maybe even find the Quincy to your Monica.

Go ahead and try to shoot your shot with these 51 basketball pickup lines.

Clever Basketball Pickup Lines

“Are you a basketball? Because when I see you, my heart dribbles.”

“Are you a three-pointer? Because you just shot straight into my heart.”

“Are you a basketball coach? Because you just schooled me on what I need to win.”

“Are you a basketball net? Because I’m hooked on you.”

“Are you a basketball player? Because you’ve got me in a full-court press.”

“Is this the NBA Finals? Because being with you feels like winning the championship.”

“Are you a basketball court? Because I want to play some one-on-one with you.”

“If that were you on the court, I’d be your biggest fan”

“Are you LeBron James? Because you’ve got me feeling like I’m witnessing greatness.”

“How about we go one-on-one sometime? I’ll let you take a few cheap shots.”

“Do you have a basketball net? Because I’d love to shoot my shot.”

Basketball Pickup Lines a Big Fan of the Game Would Love

“You must be the point guard because you’re definitely running through my mind.”

“I’m no Michael Jordan, but I’ll slam dunk my way into your heart.”

“Are you a referee? Because you just blew my mind.”

“I may not be the best shot, but I’ll be your slam dunk.”

“You’re hotter than a fast break.”

“Mind if I borrow a foul? Because you just knocked me off my feet.”

“Are you a free-throw line? Because I’d love to shoot my shot with you.”

“Do you have game? Because I’d love for you to show me your moves.”

“You must be basketball, because you’re giving me a serious courtside fever.”

“We might get a technical, because I can’t keep my hands off you.”

“Can I sub you in? Because you just took my breath away.”

“Are you a basketball? Because I’m dribbling all over myself whenever I’m near you.”

“Are you a basketball hoop? Because I’m aiming for nothing but net with you.”

Go For the Goal With These Basketball Pickup Lines

“Are you an overtime game? Because with you, I never want it to end.”

“Are you basketball shoes? Because you’ve got me tied up in knots.”

“Are you a point guard? Because you’ve got the perfect assist to steal my heart.”

“Are you a shot clock? Because time stops when I’m with you.”

“Are you a rebound? Because every time I miss you, I just want you more.”

“Are you a basketball playbook? Because you’ve got all the right moves to win me over.”

“You must be a double dribble, because you’re illegal and I can’t resist you.”

“You must be LeBron James, because you’re a total king on the court.”

“You must be a half court shot, because I keep missing you…”

“If you were a basketball, I’d never pass.”

“Do you play basketball? Because you’re a slam dunk.”

“I don’t have much game, but I’d love to be on your team.”

“I’m a team player but I’d never play you.”

“Your first name must be Kevin because you give me Love.”

“I must be Kobe cause I can’t pass you up.”

“You and I would make a great team on the court.”

Make a Risky Move With These Cheeky Pickup Lines

“Wanna play some one-on-one?”

“Call me Dennis Rodman because I’ll be your rebound.”

“If you were a basketball, I’d never shoot, because I would always miss you.”

“Are you from Miami? Because I’m feeling the heat.”

“Are you the WNBA? Because you deserve more hype.”

“Do you play center? Because you’re the center of my attention.”

“Your nickname must be Kobe because you got great game.”

“I’m not good at free throws but I’m free tonight.”

“Can I wear your jersey? Because I want to take on your last name.”

“Points aren’t the only thing I’d let you score.”

“Are you a basketball? Because I can’t seem to take my eyes off your curves.”