Created by Ron Hoop Jones, 'Are They Hooping' is an app designed to help individuals find pickup basketball games near them or see where people are currently playing. You no longer have to have the worry of 'I hope they pick me'! This safe, easy to use and convenient app can help prevent the common misfortune of showing up to a court and no one is there. You can also keep track of where friends are playing and challenge yourself by meeting new competition. This app is made for anyone who loves to play basketball. With real-time maps and open gyms, live NBA updates , a news feed and more, how can you not download 'Are They Hooping'?

Compete and create teams with the best pickup basketball app! Start your own basketball leagues, exercise those muscles, keep super fit with a partner by your side all steps of the way and always have fun! All this is available to you seamlessly with the ‘Are They Hooping’ app.

Now introducing our gear!

Check out our timeline with constant basketball pictures and videos. Also be sure to view our private messaging features and grow your friends list! This app is the perfect mix between finding pickup games near you and a social media network designed for basketball players.

We also offer a basketball drills tab. Visit this tab to see basketball drills done correctly by an ex college basketball player. This is great for learning new skills or ways to hone your skills!

You can now also add or view open gyms! Head over to the map to see which gyms you and your friends can play at any time throughout the day! This open gym feature is great for all hoopers, young or old.

* You can now search through gyms by city! *
* You can also see in miles how far hoopers are near you. *

See live scores and updates from the NBA and keep up with your favorite team!

How many times have you visited the App Store to search for pickup basketball and though, 'find near me'? When you go to the gym, are you constantly hoping 'pick me'? Well with 'Are They Hooping' you can catch get connected with any player hooping nearby. Unique players that are all dedicated to the game and the thrill that comes from it are all available to you with just a tap of your finger!

Finally, every player will start with a hooper rating of 'Beginner'. As you play pickup and expand your reach, players will vote on your skill set. Boost your level to get to the highest level of 'Verified'! No longer do you have to hear every player screaming 'pick me', instead, simply check their rating! There are four levels, Beginner, Average, Hooper, and Verified. Do you have what it takes to make it to the top?

Hooper Scanner is also now available! Scan other hoopers and see if they can really play! To boost your rating, have friends vote on your icon in the map tab!

Become a member to unlock extra benefits! (Such as access to exclusive drills

You can now add friends! Follow other hoopers and increase your social network and social networking

See you on the other side of greatness, but you need to act right away because basketball rewards your actions not speech. So pick me, and get started by downloading the app now!!

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What’s New

Version 8.2

Now introducing recruiting profiles! Add your recruit info on the recruits tab and let coaches see you!

bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

_Yani__ ,

Best Basketball Pick Up App

Are They Hooping is amazing!! I love using this app to connect with friends and play pickup basketball all over my area, I can’t wait to try this in other cities!!

Mayfield0922 ,


If you love playing ball and need to find a quick pick-up game then “Are they hooping” is the App for you!!! The app down loads in seconds and is very easy to use...

Developer Response ,

Thank you for the feedback, we will continue to explore ways to make our app easy to use while expanding functionality.

livie_bliviee ,


This app is a phenomenal and convenient tool for finding pick-up games! I absolutely love it. Can’t wait to see it grow


Ronald Jones
209.5 MB

Requires iOS 12.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
© Ronald D Jones Jr


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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