Spalding Zi/O Excel Indoor-Outdoor Basketball

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Official NBA size and weight: Size 7, 29.5 inches
Zi/O Tournament composite cover

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Always be ready for the hustle on the hardwood or concrete with the Spalding NBA Zi/O Excel Basketball. Spalding’s exclusive Zi/O composite cover material is fully Pebbled for a solid grip and has a traditional channel design. The tacky feel and foam backing provide you with a good grip during behind the back passes or twisting lay-ups. This basketball has the same size and weight as the NBA official game ball and it ships inflated and game ready out of the box, so you can start hooping in no time. Lay it up, and lay it down, with the Spalding NBA Zi/O Excel Basketball.

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The Spalding 64-497 Zi/O Excel is a pure example of everything an indoor/outdoor basketball should be. The official ball of the NBA, it meets all stringent official size and weight specifications. The composite leather construction features the addition of a foam backing under the full ball pebbling to make handling even more precise. The deep channel design is 30 percent deeper for even better grip and dribble control. The ball has an official size of 29.5 inches.

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About Spalding

A Division of Russell Brands, LLC, Spalding is the largest basketball equipment supplier in the world, and America’s first baseball company. Spalding is the official basketball of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), the official backboard of the NBA and NCAA, the official baseball of the Little League World Series, the official volleyball of the King of the Beach Volleyball Tour and of the “Pro Beach Series” and the official football of Pop Warner. In addition to being a leading producer and marketer of basketballs, footballs, volleyballs and soccer balls, Spalding produces softballs under the Dudley brand. The SPALDING and DUDLEY trademarks are owned by Russell Brands, LLC.

Buying Guide

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Basketball Buying Guide


There are core sizes for basketballs: Size 5, Size 6 and Size 7.

The size you require depends on the age of the player concerned and also the sex of the player.

A size 5 basketball, is designed for players up to age 9. The ball has a circumference of 27.75″ and weighs approximately 18oz.

A size 6 basketball, is designed for players between the ages of 9 to 12. This is also the ball specified for Women. The ball has a circumference of 28.5″ and weighs approximately 20oz.

A size 7 basketball, is designed for all male players, 13 years and above. The ball has a circumference of 29.5″ and weighs 22oz.

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Make sure this fits by entering your model number.
Official NBA size and weight: Size 7, 29.5 inches
Zi/O Tournament composite cover
Foam backed design for excellent feel
Shipped inflated and game ready
Designed for indoor and outdoor play
Indoor/outdoor composite leather basketball
Deep channel design for better dribble control
Foam backing under the full ball pebbling for precise ball handling
Official NBA size and weight
Official play size of 29.5 inches

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