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The weight of a standard basketball is 20-22 ounces when fully inflated. However, the size and weight of a basketball typically depends on the age, gender or skill level of the player. More »

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According to fitness trainer Miguel Cavazos for JillianMichaels.com, basketball is considered a full-body workout that builds muscle bulk through stabilizing movements and rapid bursts of energy and force. This skillful ... More »

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According to Stack, basketball players customize their diets to their workouts and carefully plan each meal. The ideal player diet attempts to build muscle while keeping the body under 10 percent body fat. 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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The mass of a basketball varies between 12 ounces and 22 ounces. There are different sizes of basketballs for men's, women's and youth games, as well as mini-balls for small kids. More »

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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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Basketball originated in Springfield, Mass., on Jan. 20, 1892 and was developed by Dr. James Naismith. It began as a simple game involving a ball and a peach basket that could be played during the winter. More »

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