Is The Spalding NBA Basketball A Street Ball?
The Spalding NBA basketball is a rubber basketball and did replace the Spalding NBA Downtown Ball which was the basketball which replaced the Spalding Street ball. In our opinion it is the same basketball but with slightly different branding on the ball. The street reference has gone but it is still ideal for use out on the street, just watch out for traffic, if your ball ends up on the road.
Why Does The Spalding Ball Have The NBA Branding On It?
Spalding were/are (depending on when you read this) the official basketball supplier to the NBA and so are entitiled to have the NBA branding on as many balls as they choose. However, from 2021 the official basketball supplier to the NBA will change and so Spalding will need to rebrand all of their range of basketballs.
What Do Spalding Say About The NBA Rubber Basketball?
Street ball will never die. Built for summer kids tournaments and Saturdays at the park. The NBA rubber outdoor basketball holds to the official Youth size and weight. It has a deep channel design to give you proper grip. Whilst the durable rubber cover stands up to asphalt or concrete.
- Official Youth size and weight: Size 5 and 7
- Performance outdoor rubber cover
- Deep channel design for superior control
- Shipped inflated and game-ready
- Designed for outdoor play
- Backed by Spalding’s Warranty