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Netball is played in thirds, Basketball in half's.

Netball is non-contact, while basketball is contact.

Netball nets are similar to basketball nets but have no backboard are taller and smaller in diameter.

Netball has seven players, basketball has five.

Netball players have bibs and specific positions, basketball does not.

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In handball you have goals and in netball you have a net(like in basketball). Balls are different. Netball is mostly(only) played by females.

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