It's a basket. Henca why it's called basketball.
A "basket" (score) is called a goal or a field goal.
Ball 'n a basket! Some people call basketball "hoops".
James Naismith called his invention "Basket Ball".
Goal, or I heard some call it basket
Assuming that you mean basketball and just left out the "t" (instead of baseball and accidentally added a "k"), they call it le basket. To play basketball is jouer au basket.
When basketball was first made it was used for a gym game and they put baskets on top of poles, that is where the name came from.
When the sport was first played, the object was to throw a ball into a peach basket. He called the game basketball and the name stuck.
The paint or the painted area