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The official ball size for the National Basketball Association and most other professional adult men's associations is a circumference of 29.5 to 30 inches and weighs 18 and 20 ounces. Official balls for the Women's Nati... More »

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A standard NBA basketball is 9.43 to 9.51 inches in diameter, or 29 5/8 to 29 7/8 inches in circumference. It is inflated to a pressure of 7.5 to 8.5 pounds. More »

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The two tallest players to ever play in the National Basketball Association were Gheorghe Muresan and Manute Bol, who were both officially listed at 7 feet 7 inches tall. However, according to some, the tallest basketbal... More »

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A professional basketball game in the National Basketball Association (NBA) consists of four quarters of 12 minutes each, making the game last for 48 minutes. College basketball consists of two halves of 20 minutes each,... More »

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A regulation size soccer ball used in international matches and by people ages 12 and older weighs 14 to 16 ounces and has a circumference of 27 to 28 inches. In soccer, there are five different ball sizes depending on t... More »

A basketball is dribbled by lightly bouncing it on the floor and repeating the action when the ball bounces back up to the hand. A properly inflated basketball and spread fingers ensures a good bounce while dribbling. More »

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A standard men's basketball weighs between 20 and 22 ounces, and a standard women's basketball weighs between 18 and 20 ounces. Smaller basketballs used by young children can weigh between 10.5 and 16 ounces. More »

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