In their debut season, they were already good friends and teamed up. After 8-Ball was declared leader of , Basketball stuck by his side and listened to all his commands. Even after Golf Ball took over again as leader, Basketball still listened to 8-Ball.
This continues in "Today's Very Special Episode" when Basketball and the rest of the team do nothing for the challenge thanks to 8-Ball. She also comments how she is glad 8-Ball is their leader.
In "Four Goes Too Far", they complain about Four's behaviour. Basketball then asks 8-Ball what they should do, but 8-Ball allows Golf Ball to answer. After they multiply Four by Zero, 8-Ball is shown cheering on top of Basketball. When A Better Name Than That and Bleh are on the moon. Basketball says the twinkle's trapped here on the moon, either us or you getting the boot where 8-ball agrees.
In "Questions Answered", Basketball says she hopes 8-Ball doesn't get eliminated. At the same time as Golf Ball, 8-Ball tells her not to worry and that he'll try his hardest to remain on the team.
"I'm so glad we listen to 8-Ball!" -Basketball
"Oh dear! I really hope you don't leave us, team leader!" -Basketball
"Don't worry, Basketball. I will try my hardest to remain on the team to- Hey! Shush! She's talking to me" -8-Ball