12 Moving Instagram Captions for Every Photo You Take at a Basketball Game

Basketball can be a frenzied and fast-paced sport, providing ample opportunities to capture incredible moments from the stands.

Whether you're at the high school basketball match or you see all of your favorite stars at an NBA game, these quotes about basketball make the perfect Instagram captions for every snap you take.

For the end-of-game shot of your favorite team looking exhausted after giving the game their all:

"Practice like you've never won. Play like you've never lost."

-Michael Jordan

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(High School Musical via Disney Channel)

 

For your pic of the underdog team after a massive win:

"Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard."

-Kevin Durant

 

For the snap of the scoreboard after a ridiculously frenetic high-scoring game:

"It's not just about points. It's about winning."

-Elena Delle Donne

 

For the intense image of a player's deep concentration before they make their big shot:

"You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball."

-Bobby Knight

 

For the slightly disappointed selfie with fellow fans after your team is defeated:

"If you love the game, nobody can take that from you."

– Michael Jordan

 

For the shot of your favorite smaller-than-average player who defies all expectations:

"It is not how big you are, it's how big you play."

-John Wooden

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(We Bare Bears via Cartoon Network)

 

For your proud selfie with the winning team:

"Wish together, swish together."

 

For the heartwarming shot of a player helping out the opposing team:

"Sports do not build character. They reveal it."

-Heywood Broun

 

For that image of the players that truly captures the spirit of the game:

"Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body."

-Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

 

For your boomerang of a ball finally landing its way in the basket:

"The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not."

-Charles Barkley

 

For that pic that shows the team working in perfect harmony:

"Basketball is a beautiful game when the five players on the court play with one heartbeat."

-Dean Smith

 

For the photo of a player elegantly leaping into the air to take their shot:

"Basketball isn't just a sport. It is an art, one that must be mastered to succeed."

-Steph Curry

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(Space Jam via Warner Bros. Pictures)

 

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