Size 7 (29.5″ or 75cm) is the official size of all adult basketballs, suitable for male basketball players aged 13 years and over.
What are the 4 sizes of basketball?
Basketball Size Chart – Recommended Sizes for Kids & Adults
|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 size basketball do 4th graders use?
For the Youth Program (K/1st/2nd grade) and 3rd and 4th graders (boys and girls, traveling and in-house) the Junior size ball (27.5”) is used. For the 5th and 6th grade boys and 5th through 8th grade girls, the Intermediate size ball (28.5”) is used.
Why does the WNBA use a smaller ball?
The smaller and lighter basketball was introduced to make women’s basketball more interesting to spectators because female players tend to shoot from longer distances more often than men do, and they generally have more accurate control of the ball when shooting (Logan, 1978).
What size is an 11 year old boy?
General Size Guide