Size : Circumference : Weight : Recommended For: Size 7: 29.5" 22 oz: Men and boys ages 15 and up. This is official size for high school, college, and the pros. Size 6: 28.5" 20 oz: Boys ages 12-14. Girls and women ages 12 and up. This is the official size for women’s high school, college, and pro basketball. Size 5: 27.5" 17 oz: Boys and girls ages 9-11 years old.
The official size of the basketball used by the NBA is 29.5 inches in circumference. That’s the same size used throughout men’s college and high school basketball leagues.
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To begin with, the NBA basketball is produced by Spalding, and the official size for men’s tournaments has to be 29.5 inches in circumference. With a weight of 22 oz., the ball can be inflated with a pressure range of 7.5 to 8.5 psi. These balls are made up of orange leather having black lettering, and are of size 7.
Size 7 is the official "standard" basketball for men and boys from 12 yrs and up. Basketball Size 6, Women: Circumference: 28.5'' - 29'' 72 - 74 cm Weight: 18 - 20 oz 510 - 567 g: Players: Ball size 6 is women's official basketball size. Also used by girls 7 yrs and older, and boys between 7 and 12 yrs. Basketball Size 5, Youth: Circumference ...
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For professional players, a basketball size is assigned based on their age, gender, and their level of experience. The standard basketball used on most NBA games measures 29.5 inches in circumference, also known as a size #7. This is also the same size that is used by NCAA College and HS basketball leagues for male players.