BASKETBALL SIZE GUIDE
Basketballs come in all sizes and styles. From a size 3 kids novelty ball all they way up to a size 7 - the official sized game ball of the NBA.
Take a look at our size guide below to determine the right sized basketball for you.
Size 7 - Official NBA Ball Size
The NBA Official Game Ball meets all size and weight specifications set by the NBA with a circumference of 29.5" (75cm).
Featuring a full-grain leather cover for excellent grip and agility, the Spalding Gameball has been the Official ball of the NBA since 1983.
Size 6 - Official WNBL Ball Size
Size 6 is the official size of the WNBL Basketball and the the official size for women’s basketballs aged 9 and up.
The Size 6 basketball has a circumference of 28.5" (72cm).
Size 6 - Ages 9 - 12 Years
Size 6 is the standard basketball size for males aged 9 to 12 years old. The Size 6 basketball has a circumference of 28.5" (72cm).
Size 5 - For Ages 5 - 8 Years
Size 5 is the standard basketball size for boys and girls aged 5 - 8 years old. The Size 5 basketball has a circumference of 27.5" (69.5cm).
Size 3 - Novelty - For All Ages
Size 3 is a novelty sized, or 'mini' basketball that is suitable for all ages. The Size 3 basketball has a circumference of 22" (55.9cm).