144 abbreviations
AbbreviationMeaning
2FGTwo-point field goal. Used in Euroleague Basketball box scores, but not generally in North America.
3FGThree-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.
3PThree-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.
AAssist
ABat-bats
ACBAsociación de Clubes de Baloncesto (Spanish, "Association of Basketball Clubs")
ASAssist
ASTAssist
ATCAll-terrain cycle
ATPAssociation of Tennis Professionals
ATTAttack
AVGbatting average
BABlocks against—i.e., the number of a player's shots that were blocked. This is used by the NBA.
BBbase on balls
BBMBest Bowling in a Match
BJJBrazilian Jiu Jitsu
BLBlocked shots. Euroleague uses "BL", ESPN uses "BLK", and the NBA uses "BS".
BLKBlocked shots. Euroleague uses "BL", ESPN uses "BLK", and the NBA uses "BS".
BSblown save
BSBlocked shots. Euroleague uses "BL", ESPN uses "BLK", and the NBA uses "BS".
CCenter
C&BCaught and bowled
CAMCentral Attacking Midfielder
CBCentral Back
CB40Clydesdale Bank 40
CDMCentral Defensive Midfielder
CFCentre Forward
CMCentral Midfielder
CScaught stealing
CSTCentral Striker
DDraw
DEFDefensive. Used by the NBA as a subheading for rebounding statistics in its official box scores.
DEFDefence
DPdouble play
DREBDefensive 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
Eerror
ECONBowling Economoy
ERearned run
ERAearned run average
FForward
FGField goal (includes successful shots for two and three points)
FGField Goal
FIFAFederation Internationale de Football Association
FOCFull-on conditions (severe weather conditions)
FOTNFight of the Night
FOWFall Of Wicket
FTFree throw
FWFeatherweight
GGuard
GGoal