Basketball Emoji: Also Known As, Basketball, Orange Ball.
Unicode Name: Basketball and Hoop Emoji.
An orange-colored basketball, striped in black. Many versions of this emoji neglect the hoop and only display basketball.
Basketball: A sport played between two teams of five players, each on a rectangular court having a raised basket or goal at each end, in which goals are scored by throwing a ball through a net.
* Approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010.
* Added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.