The collective noun for basketball players is the same as a team of players; a team of basketball players.
There are 5 players on the court at a time, but the actual number on a team varies
on the Syracuse basketball team there is 18 players
In the NBA, you can have a max of 15 players on your roster.
the smallest number of players on a basketball team is five. Two fowards,center, and a guard.
A minimum of 10 players to a maximum of 15 players can be on a basketball team.
Most basketball teams have at least 12 players on their team
There are 5 starters from each team allowed on the floor. A total of 10 players.
At least five players have to be on a basketball team for the whole team to play the game.