Category: Gear

  • Best Portable Basketball Hoop 2022: 7 Picks For Every Budget

    Best Portable Basketball Hoop 2022: 7 Picks For Every Budget

    Besides the basketball and playing surface, the hoop itself heavily dictates your basketball experience. From the amount of overhang (for moves under the net) to the quality of the backboard (for that perfect rebound), there are many factors that determine how good a basketball hoop is. Mounting a backboard above your garage door might be […]

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  • The 7 Best Outdoor Basketballs You Can Buy Right Now (RANKED)

    The 7 Best Outdoor Basketballs You Can Buy Right Now (RANKED)

    Outdoor basketballs are designed to withstand the rougher surfaces and conditions of outdoor play. You won’t have to worry about the ball’s cover being completely ruined by the concrete or acrylic courts you play on. Most people would agree that nothing can beat a good indoor basketball purely in terms of feel. However, every basketball […]

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  • The 7 Best Indoor Basketballs You Can Buy Right Now [2022]

    The 7 Best Indoor Basketballs You Can Buy Right Now [2022]

    Basketball players are spoiled for choice when it comes to indoor basketballs. From texture to bounce, every basketball has a uniqueness about it that every player loves to discuss. You should only use an indoor basketball on hardwood courts, as they wear down quickly if played outdoors. Their softer and leather-like properties make them a […]

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  • Best In-Ground Basketball Hoop 2022: Our Top 5 Picks

    Best In-Ground Basketball Hoop 2022: Our Top 5 Picks

    Nothing beats in-ground basketball hoops when it comes to stability. Being planted deep into the ground makes them almost impossible to bring down. Many homes choose to opt for portable basketball hoops which can be moved around and stashed away if needed. However, in-ground systems suffer from less rattle, have greater overhang and can hold […]

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  • Spalding TF-1000 Classic Indoor Basketball Review

    Spalding TF-1000 Classic Indoor Basketball Review

    The Spalding TF-1000 is a basketball that many older players will bring up as their favorite ball of all time. Sure, it might have a bit to do with feelings of nostaligia, but there is no denying that it was a quality ball. For whatever reason, Spalding decided to stop production of the TF-1000 a […]

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  • Molten GG7X Indoor Basketball Review

    Molten GG7X Indoor Basketball Review

    Molten is a Japanese sports equipment manufacturer who have become the official ball supplier of all FIBA competitions, including the Olympic Games. Their basketballs all have the same iconic, unique 12-panel Giugario design which makes them stand out from all the rather boring orange balls you see everywhere else. Like Spalding, who are known for […]

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  • The Rock Indoor Basketball Review

    The Rock Indoor Basketball Review

    The Rock is an indoor basketball that isn’t made by one of the major sporting brands like Nike, Spalding or Wilson, but instead made from a relatively small brand known as Anaconda Sports. It has gained a cult following among many basketball players who swear it is one of the best indoor basketballs around. At […]

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  • Molten X-Series GM7X Indoor/Outdoor Basketball Review

    Molten X-Series GM7X Indoor/Outdoor Basketball Review

    Molten are a Japanese sports equipment company who often supply basketballs, handballs and volleyballs used at the highest level of competition. In basketball, they are the official supplier of balls used in FIBA competition, including the Olympic games. Their unique ball design is unmissable, and the GM7X is the indoor/outdoor composite leather version that balances […]

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  • Wilson NCAA Wave Microfiber Composite Leather Basketball Review

    Wilson NCAA Wave Microfiber Composite Leather Basketball Review

    Wilson have a solid track record when it comes to making basketballs, and with the NCAA Wave they’re trying to do things a little differently. The patented ‘Wave Triple Threat Technology’ adds three grooves to each panel which are designed to provide additional grip as well as reduce build up of moisture and dirt. But […]

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  • Chance Premium Composite Leather Basketball Review

    Chance Premium Composite Leather Basketball Review

    With almost all the basketballs on the market coming from well-established brands like Spalding, Wilson and Nike, it’s uncommon to see one coming from a company as young as Chance. Their brand tries to differentiate itself from major sporting brands by being different, and that is perfectly evident in their unique ball designs. Design A […]

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