HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BASKETBALL

A complete guide to choose the right basketball. Before you head to the court, discover what makes one basketball different from another so you can choose the one that’s best for you.

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BASKETBALL SIZE

It is very important to pick the right basketball because playing with an incorrectly sized ball can have long-term negative effects on a player’s technique. When younger player uses a larger basketball, they will usually compensate the heavier weight by shooting with both arms or dropping the shoulder, thus will develop a bad shooting form.

Additionally, different leagues have various restrictions regarding size, material, and color for game balls they permit.  

 

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BASKETBALL

SIZE 1

- Suitable for kids under age 4 

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BASKETBALL

SIZE 3

- Suitable for kids aged 4 to 6 

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BASKETBALL

SIZE 5

- Suitable for kids ages 7 to 10.

Wizzy Size 5

SIZE 5 WIZZY

- Suitable for kids aged 7 to 10- 18% lighter than regular size 5 to make dribbling and shooting easier

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SIZE 6

- OFFICIAL SIZE for women and girls ages 11 and up- Suitable for boys ages 11 to 12.

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SIZE 7

- OFFICIAL SIZE for men and boys ages 13 and up.

MATERIAL

BEST FOR OUTDOOR COURTS

COMPOSITE LEATHER
Composite leather basketballs have a better touch and grip while being durable enough to withstand dirt, moisture, and other elements, ultimately extending the life and playability of the basketball. Because of this, composite basketballs are ideal for most indoor and indoor/outdoor play.

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EXCELLENT GRIP

- Moisture Absorption Cover- Best Rated Outdoor Basketball- FIBA Approved- Size 7 Available

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EXCELLENT DURABILITY

- Great durability thanks to polyurethane outer cover.- FIBA Approved- Size 5, 6, 7 Available

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OFFICIAL 3X3 BALL

- Size 6 Ball with weight of a Size 7 Ball (610g)- Designed for Official 3X3 Games

RUBBER
Rubber basketballs are designed for kids and outdoor play. They are equipped with a cover construction designed to perform well in all-round weather conditions and will be much more durable on rough surfaces, also more bouncier than composite leather, however compromises the touch and feel. 

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BASIC RUBBER COVER

- Size 5 & 7 Available

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PEBBLED RUBBER COVER

- Ball handling is enhanced thanks to the deep grooves and pebbled cover- Size 5, 6, 7 Available

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LIGHTWEIGHT BASKETBALL

- Wizzy is a line of lightweight basketball- 18% lighter than other balls in the same size- Softer and lighter for beginner to practice shooting form- Size 5 Available