10 Best Basketball Games for Android Smartphone & tablets

Basketball is no doubt one of the most popular sports of the globe and India is also not left behind when it comes to the craze of this sport, and I guess even a majority of the audience would also agree that they too are the fans of this lovely sport. 

Top Android basketball games to download

So, today in this article, I have included some of the best available basketball games in the Google Play store for all of you to download and enjoy. Therefore, without any further delay, let me start the article.

Basketball Stars 

This 59 MB size game has been created by Miniclip.com. It is one of the best basketball games for Android out there and all of you will agree with me after playing it. You can play one versus one basketball match with some of the best players in this sport and then emerge victoriously. It also has two different online multiplayer modes, where you can go on to challenge any real-time player across the globe and then beat the hell out of your opponent for good. It also comes packed with many amazing sets of basketballs and you can play using all of them. Every time you pass one challenge, the other challenge is going to be a lot tougher and you must practice very hard in order to excel further in it. You must always come up with some new move to stunning your opponent and always try to dodger all the dangerous moves of your enemy.

BAsket Stars game screenshot

Basket Stars game screenshot

The graphics are also stunning, and you will surely fall in love with the entire environment of this game. Moreover, the in-app purchases range from 32 to 6771 rupees and you can decide that after playing it.

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NBA LIVE Mobile Basketball

Electronic Arts have made this wonderful 66 MB size Basketball gaming app for all of us. It is your ticket to NBA, yes this game leads you to the ultimate path of glory and yes you have to outshine everyone else to rise high and become the apex predator of this world. First of all, you must build your own super NBA team in it and then start your journey. Then, you should train your team harder and harder in the best ways, and then go on to face your enemies and make them smell the defeat.


It comes loaded with a series of events and tournaments, and yes to your surprise it also features live matches of NBA, so are you ready to go head to head with the most bad-ass dudes of this sporting world and then proclaim your victory through hard work, dedication and smart strategy.
NBA LIVE Mobile Basketball

NBA LIVE Mobile Basketball

The graphics are really cool and you will probably have no complaints regarding the same. Furthermore, the in-app purchases range from 80 to 7900 rupees and it is up to you whether you make it or not.

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Basketball Shoot

This 9 MB size game has been brought to you by Runner Games. It is one of the most fun-filled and action-packed basketball games available out there. You will have to make the shot in a very limited number of chances given to you and do it before anyone else in order to rise higher and higher in the leaderboard. First of all, you need to touch the screen, and then using your fingers make the perfect aim by applying the power and angle as demanded by the respective shot. And then you may release your finger to let the ball go inside the basket.

Basketball Shoot Android gaming app

Basketball Shoot Android gaming app

It may seem very simple to you, but it is not so simple as it may appear to you, and you have to practice very hard before stepping into the court. It comes packed with many awesome locations to choose from like- beach, rooftop, airports, and so on. The graphics are also mesmerizing, even though the size of this game is very small. Now, let me shock you with the fact that it has got no in-app purchases and is absolutely free.

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Fanatical Basketball

CanaryDroid has designed this 22 MB size game for all of you to play. It is surely going to keep you glued to it for a long time, as it is backed by amazing features and characteristics. The animations are also real and will make you feel like watching a real-life basketball match. You will be facing over 30 talented and highly skilled teams and will have to work very hard in order to conquer them. It features two game modes, namely – League matches, where you can start your journey from zero to hero, and the quick mode, where you can instantly start a game and face a random opponent.

Fanatical Basketball

Fanatical Basketball

The graphics are just superb and you will be impressed by them. The in-app purchases range from 130 to 6480 rupees and you can make those purchases if you enjoy playing it.

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Basketball Battle

This unique 52 MB size Basketball game is brought to you by DoubleTap Software. You can enjoy street-style basketball in it, and enjoy every bit of it. The controls are pretty much easy but you have to put in a lot of efforts to master them in an accurate manner. You can take part in various tournaments and matches across the country and challenge many talented and strong contenders out there.


It boasts of over 100 basketball courts and the interesting thing about this beauty is that you can also compete in live events and showcase your talents in front of masses. You need to always keep it in your mind that the level of difficulty will only keep on rising each and every passing level, so you must be ready to accept and overcome each and every hurdle that comes in your way.
Basketball Battle Android

Basketball Battle Android

It also features an online multiplayer mode, where you can battle most of the real-time players across the globe. Moreover, the in-app purchases range from 10 to 1000 rupees and you can make those purchases if you find it amazing.

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BasketBall Mania 

Mouse Games is the creator of this 6 MB size-tiny game for you. It brings for you one of the most thrilling and fun-filled basketball actions right into your fingertips. First of all, you need to touch the virtual and then try to make a perfect aim and angle through it. After you are done doing so, you just need to release your finger, and then let the ball fly, now you will be able to see whether your shot was successful or not and also the time period in which you made a successful shot. And do remember, that you will be competing against another bad-ass player, who will go on to the extreme limits to beat the hell out of you, therefore, you must be very alert in each and every point of your gameplay.

Basketball Mania app

Basketball Mania app

You can customise your player, the sound effects and music are awesome, and you will be impressed by them. Furthermore, the graphics are also fantastic and you will just stay glued to it for hours. One of the most astonishing features of this game is that it has got no in-app purchases and is absolutely free.

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Basketball Tournament – Free Throw Game

It boasts of a lot of modes in which you can try your luck and hard work. Out of the total six modes, the first mode is the Challenge mode, where you have to accomplish the given target within the given time period. The second is the arcade mode, where you will get five chances to make successful shots and the location is also different each and every time. The third one is the time attack, where you will be given 45 seconds, and in this very time, you will have to earn as many points as possible by making successful shots. The fourth one is Not missing mode, where you have to score as much as you can but the condition here is that you will get only one ball. The fifth one is the free throw mode, where you will have to conquer as much as you can by standing on the free-throw line and using only five balls.

Basketball Tournament – Free Throw Game

Basketball Tournament – Free Throw Game



The sixth and last one is the three-point game mode, where you have only 80 seconds and you will be standing outside the 3 point line and score as much as possible. The graphics are just flawless and most probably you will not complain about them. The in-app purchases range from 65 to 6400 rupees and you can make those purchases if you fall in love with it. 

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Real Basketball

Casual monster is the mastermind behind this 74 MB size beauty. It is one of the most real-like 3D experience basketball games out there. It features six unique and distinct gameplay modes. You can fully customise your player in each and every little to a big thing like costumes to even skin colours, hairs to shoes, and so on. It comes loaded with over 20 basketballs and you can play on four majestic basketball courts. In the online multiplayer mode, you can challenge any real gamer across the globe just like you and then beat the hell out of that gamer virtually.

REAL BASKETBALL

It has many tournaments and events loaded in it, which are just waiting to be mauled by you. The graphics are very cool, and the breathtaking animations, locations, players, and much more are just proof of it. Furthermore, the in-app purchases here range from 51 to 1869 rupees and you can get that much poorer if you find it the same you have thought it to be.

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Shooting Hoops – 3 Point Basketball Games

This 100 MB size praiseworthy game is made by Webelinx games. You can explore over 28 beautiful cities around the globe and then take part in some of the crazy basketball matches that are sure to blow your mind. It also features day and night mode and it will surely impress you a lot. In each and every city that you land, you will have to take part in 3 missions, which sums up to a total of  150 deadly missions for you to overcome. And yes you will also get one extra daily mission each and every day. There is also a practice mode, in which you can test yourself and try to improve yourself as much as possible by improving your failures and learning a lot of new things. It is definitely very much important that you practice a lot before stepping out in the battleground. Moreover, the in-app purchases range from 85 to 1750 rupees, and yes, as usual, you may decide that after playing it.

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Basketball Shooting

Android Pixels has created this 36 MB size beautiful Basketball game for Android. This game is your ticket to unlimited fun and action, so are you ready? If you are, then take up the challenge. It boasts of three modes, namely- Arcade mode, Time mode, and Distance mode. In the Arcade mode, you will be getting five chances to shoot. So, you have to make the very best use of each and every ball that you are given, and yes, if you happen to make all the five successful shots, then you get one shot free, it is just like winning a jackpot, so make the very best use of all those precious opportunities and grab the throne.


In the time mode, you will be bounded by a particular time and you have to make as many successful shots as you can within the allotted time period, and at the end, your score must be more compared to your enemies score, in order to win the match.

Basketball Shooting

In the distance mode, you will first start with a distance of 1 metre and if you make successful shots, then this distance will go on to increase and if you fail, then the distance will go on to decrease. The graphics are also very vibrant and you will like them a lot. When it comes to the in-app purchases, they range from 70 to 210 rupees, and you can make those purchases if you love it.

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Thus, these are the 10 best basketball based games in the Android world. All of these games are absolutely free to download and play, and indeed we are also having some free time to try out these outstanding games. So, I hope that after going through this article you will be heading straight to the store and grab your favourite game and then let the never-ending party begin.

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