144 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
2FG Two-point field goal. Used in Euroleague Basketball box scores, but not generally in North America.
3FG Three-point field goal. Euroleague uses "3FG", while the NBA uses "3P"; North American media outlets, such as ESPN, generally (but not always) follow NBA practice.
3P Three-point field goal. Euroleague uses "3FG", while the NBA uses "3P"; North American media outlets, such as ESPN, generally (but not always) follow NBA practice.
A Assist
AB at-bats
ACB Asociación de Clubes de Baloncesto (Spanish, "Association of Basketball Clubs")
AS Assist
AST Assist
ATC All-terrain cycle
ATP Association of Tennis Professionals
ATT Attack
AVG batting average
BA Blocks against—i.e., the number of a player's shots that were blocked. This is used by the NBA.
BB base on balls
BBM Best Bowling in a Match
BJJ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
BL Blocked shots. Euroleague uses "BL", ESPN uses "BLK", and the NBA uses "BS".
BLK Blocked shots. Euroleague uses "BL", ESPN uses "BLK", and the NBA uses "BS".
BS blown save
BS Blocked shots. Euroleague uses "BL", ESPN uses "BLK", and the NBA uses "BS".
C Center
CAM Central Attacking Midfielder
C&B Caught and bowled
CB Central Back
CB40 Clydesdale Bank 40
CDM Central Defensive Midfielder
CF Centre Forward
CM Central Midfielder
CS caught stealing
CST Central Striker
D Draw
DEF Defensive. Used by the NBA as a subheading for rebounding statistics in its official box scores.
DEF Defence
DP double play
DREB Defensive rebounds. Used by ESPN. The NBA and Euroleague spell out the word "Rebounds" in their box scores and use subheadings for the different types. The NBA uses three-letter abbreviations, while Euroleague uses only the first letter
E error
ECON Bowling Economoy
ER earned run
ERA earned run average
F Forward
FG Field goal (includes successful shots for two and three points)
FG Field Goal
FIFA Federation Internationale de Football Association
FOC Full-on conditions (severe weather conditions)
FOTN Fight of the Night
FOW Fall Of Wicket
FT Free throw
FW Featherweight
G Guard
G Goal