Frequent question: How do you pick the right size basketball?

How do you pick a basketball size?

1. Age of Players

  1. Between the ages of 2 and 4, TARMAK recommends that you choose a size 1 basketball.
  2. For a child aged between 4 and 6, U7 baby basket category, choose a size 3 ball.
  3. For girls and boys, between 7 and 10 years old, category U9 mini chicks and U11 chicks, choose size 5 .

How tall is a basketball?

The top of the hoop is 10 feet (305 cm) above the ground. Regulation backboards are 6 feet (183 cm) wide by 3.5 feet (107 cm) tall. All basketball rims (hoops) are 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter.

What size is a size 5 basketball?

Basketball Size Chart – Recommended Sizes for Kids & Adults

Size Circumference Weight
Size 7 29.5″ 22 oz
Size 6 28.5″ 20 oz
Size 5 27.5″ 17 oz
Size 4 25.5″ 14 oz

What age is a size 3 basketball for?

It is recommended for boys and girls ages 8-12. The Mini International Size 3 basketball has a circumference between 22 to 22.5 inches. It weighs 10.5-11.25 ounces. It is recommended for younger children ages 5-8.

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