Emoji Information

Activity Category



= basketball

The sport of basketball. Basketball is played on a rectangle court with two teams of five players. Each team's objective is to put the basketball through the teams basketball hoop on their side of the court. Professional basketball players in the United States of America compete in the National Basketball Association or NBA.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 61 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :basketball:
Keywords Basketball, Bball, Dribble, Hoop, Net, Swish, Rip City
Previous Names: Basketball and Hoop

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Sport Symbols

Editorial Comment

A light brown basketball laying on the ground. Lets play or watch some BBall! The hoop is obscured by the ball, but we have faith it's there Apple! TY!

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Activities/work/entertainment
Unicode Subcategory Sport Symbols
Names & Annotations BASKETBALL AND HOOP Old name: BASKETBALL = basketball Temporary Notes: ball and hoop
Symbol Information U+1F3C0 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-7D6

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #27 'Basketball' バスケットボール 「basuketsutobooru」 U+E658 SJIS-F8B9 JIS-7839
KDDI  #307 バスケットボール 「basuketsutobooru」 U+E59A SJIS-F7B7 JIS-7839
Softbank  #155 #old389 バスケットボール 「basuketsutobooru」 U+E42A SJIS-FB6A

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e42a
Formal Unicode Notation U+E42A
Decimal Code Point(s) 58410
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x90 0xAA
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 90 AA
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 220 252
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE42A
UTF-16 Hex e42a
UTF-16 Dec 58410
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E42A
UTF-32 Hex E42A
UTF-32 Dec 58410
Python Src u"\uE42A"
PHP Src "\xee\x90\xaa"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE42A"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🏀
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🏀
Decimal HTML Entity 🏀
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🏀
Hex Code Point(s) 1f3c0
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F3C0
Decimal Code Point(s) 127936
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x8F 0x80
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 8F 80
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 217 200
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83C 0xDFC0
UTF-16 Hex d83cdfc0
UTF-16 Dec 55356 57280
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F3C0
UTF-32 Hex 01F3C0
UTF-32 Dec 127936
Python Src u"\U0001F3C0"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x8f\x80"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83C\uDFC0"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾟖
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾟖
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾟖
Hex Code Point(s)e658e59afe7d6
Formal Unicode NotationU+E658U+E59AU+FE7D6
Decimal Code Point(s)58968587781042390
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x99 0x980xEE 0x96 0x9A0xF3 0xBE 0x9F 0x96
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 99 98EE 96 9AF3 BE 9F 96
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 231 230356 226 232363 276 237 226
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6580xE59A0xDBB9 0xDFD6
UTF-16 Hexe658e59adbb9dfd6
UTF-16 Dec589685877856249 57302
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6580x0000E59A0x000FE7D6
UTF-32 HexE658E59A0FE7D6
UTF-32 Dec58968587781042390
Python Srcu"\uE658"u"\uE59A"u"\U000FE7D6"
PHP Src"\xee\x99\x98""\xee\x96\x9a""\xf3\xbe\x9f\x96"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE658""\uE59A""\uDBB9\uDFD6"

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