This page is about the relationships and interactions between Basketball and the other characters.
Basketball is very loyal and supportive of her best friends and appears to care about the well being of her teammates, as long as they aren't disrespecting her friends.
- Main article: 8-Ball and Basketball
Status: Best friends
In "Lick Your Way to Freedom", Blocky and Basketball talked about Golf Ball disrespecting Grassy and decided she could no longer be the team leader.
In "Today's Very Special Episode", Basketball asks Blocky if he hears something, and he responds that it sounds like someone who disrespects people, referring to Golf Ball.
In "This Episode Is About Basketball", Basketball is thrown into their team's basket by Blocky.
In "Questions Answered", she demands Donut to get both her team and back to earth and is disappointed to hear that the camera can only move things one way. She may also be enemies with him for killing 8-Ball.
Status: Possible enemies (on her side)
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?", after Robot Flower tells Basketball that it was her first time being on a team without any other balls, Basketball points out that Eggy kind of looks like a ball, which offends her. However, after Basketball tells Eggy that she'd love to have her on her team, Eggy responds with a small "alright". Basketball then tells her she'd like Foldy and Bell and Eggy calls them good choices. Later, when Basketball is thinking about who their last teammate could be, Eggy tells her that there's only one person who hasn't been picked, who ends up being Snowball.
During the challenge, when Basketball tries to reassure that Robot Flower wouldn't betray them, Eggy shushes her and tells her to check out The S! team's strategy. Basketball asks who they should throw and Eggy suggests Foldy, but this doesn't work as she gets carried by the wind. When Basketball is urging her teammates to follow her into the elevator, she tells Eggy to look out for Foldy, who obliges. Later, when the elevator opens on a floor instead of the roof, Basketball rapidly presses the button to close the door, making Eggy tell her that the buttons don't do anything.
Status: Likely enemies
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?", when Foldy gets excited over hearing Two say Tapy, Basketball tells her they said Tapy, not Stapy. Later, Basketball says she'd like Foldy and Bell for her team. While Foldy is stuck in the air during the challenge, Basketball tells Eggy to keep an eye on her.
In "The Escape from Four", Basketball walks up to Four to ask if he could recover all of the dead contestants when she notices his weird shape and says he's looking "Pudgy". This makes Four angry enough to kill her.
- Main article: Basketball and Golf Ball
Just like 8-Ball, Grassy is one of Basketball's close friends.
In "Getting Teardrop to Talk", when Basketball states that Loser is a great guy, Grassy agrees with her. Later on in the episode, Grassy tells Basketball that no one picked him to be on a team so she picks him to join her team.
In "Lick Your Way to Freedom", when Grassy was having a difficult time saying the word "respected", Basketball helped him say it. When she finds out that Golf Ball was disrespecting Grassy, she becomes cross with her and elects 8-Ball to replace Golf Ball as the team leader.
In "Enter the Exit", when Robot Flower tells her team that Remote sent their team a bomb, Grassy is sitting on Basketball's head.
In "What Do You Think of Roleplay?", Basketball's friendship with Grassy is what exposes Puffball's role as impostor.
In "Return of the Rocket Ship", Basketball wakes up from her nap when she hears Grassy shout and asks if he needs anything. Later shes tells Grassy that it's not fair that Golf Ball doesn't trust her all of a sudden.
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?", after leaving Golf Ball's team, Basketball asks to team up with Grassy and Robot Flower, who both happily accept. Grassy can also be seen sitting on Basketball multiple times throughout the episode.
Status: Close friends
Status: Possible bad terms
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?", when Basketball mocks Just Not for taking the stairs, Naily smugly says, "We're taking the elevator, stupid!", which shocks Basketball as she forgot about the elevator. Naily and Price Tag then turn back to grin at Basketball, making her tell her team to follow them.
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?", Puffball confronts Basketball for not considering her for her team of balls in the previous season. Basketball attempts to apologize, but Puffball doesn't care and she joins her team anyway.
In "Enter the Exit", Robot Flower reveals to the team that Remote sent them a bomb.
In "The Liar Ball You Don't Want", Basketball inspects Robot Flower and finds out that she can send data to the ship and therefore can save both them and from elimination.
In "The Four is Lava", Basketball decides to help Robot Flower, who was glitching.
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?" Basketball forms a team with Robot Flower. Robot Flower is impressed that Basketball stood up to Golf Ball. Basketball thanks her and says Golf Ball was being a total-, but is cut off when Robot Flower informs her that this is the first time Basketball has been on a team with no other balls, though this turns out to be false when Snowball joins. When Snowball accuses Robot Flower, Grassy, and Bell for betraying them, Basketball says Robot Flower wouldn't betray them, other then a previous time.
In the TPOT intro, both are seeing glaring at each other.
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?" when she finds out there's only one person left who isn't on a team, she's faithful the last person not picked will be fine, but once she finds out it's Snowball, she grimaces. She also seems disinterested with the name he gives the team. During the challenge, Bell can't get back down due to Two not letting her, which makes Snowball think she, along with Grassy and Robot Flower betrayed them, but Basketball reassures him Robot Flower wouldn't betray them, until she remembers what happened in the first contest for BFB.
When The Strongest Team on Earth. notices The S!'s strategy, they decide to do the same. Snowball volunteers to throw, as he has arms, but Basketball interrupts him with an unamused "uh-huh". Later in the challenge both of them head to the elevator after their other strategy didn't work. Snowball then pries the elevator doors open, rendering the elevator nonfunctional, which makes Basketball mad at Snowball, telling him he should have just waited for the elevator to come back. She shoves Snowball aside to fix the elevator. When Snowball asks what's taking her so long, she tells him to relax, as she's trying to figure out which pulley to use. After Snowball pulls a random pulley to the elevator, she yells at him. When the elevator comes flying down the shaft, Basketball pushes Snowball out of it so that he doesn't get crushed. When the elevator comes back down and is functional again, she is overjoyed that Snowball was actually able to fix something.
Status: Minor friends
Basketball and Tennis Ball both start to follow everything 8-Ball tells them to after Golf Ball disrespects Grassy.
In "The Liar Ball You Don't Want", Basketball asks Tennis Ball if he's done shifting his eyes at Golf Ball. They both use Robot Flower's body to control Remote in order to prevent their team and from losing.
In "Return of the Rocket Ship", when Golf Ball refuses to tell Basketball what they are supposed to do for the challenge, she asks Tennis Ball to ask Golf Ball what's their plan, he asks Golf Ball and receives an instant answer to dig. Tennis Ball tells this to Basketball and she thanks him.
In "Don't Dig Straight Down", when Golf Ball repeatedly blocks off all of iance's exits to the ground, Basketball figures this is her idea of fun; in an annoyed voice, Tennis Ball replies "yep" in agreement.
Basketball and TV both waste time in the challenge in "Today's Very Special Episode". In "The Liar Ball You Don't Want", after their teams lost, she asks TV if knew anything about Robot Flower disabling the signal.
In "Return of the Rocket Ship", when Basketball is talking to Grassy about how unfair it is that Golf Ball doesn't trust her, TV points that she was the impostor last episode. Basketball responds saying that that is not her fault.
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?", Basketball is angry at Two for not explaining one of the rules clearly and attacks them twice, first by bouncing into them and then kneeing them in the face.
Status: Somewhat friendly
In "Four Goes Too Far", Basketball and the rest of her team standoff against Bleh on the moon, waiting for the contest to end with the twinkle on either of their teams.
In "The Liar Ball You Don't Want", she and her team work with them to keep both of their teams safe.
In "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?", Basketball mocks Just Not for taking the stairs, until Naily tells her they're taking the elevator. Basketball then yells for her team to follow them.