Years ago

Best Leather Basketball

Hello everyone just asking your opinions on the best leather basketball to buy. I have decided after wearing out 4 of them that I would finally spend a bit more money to get a basketball made from real leather. If you think buying a genuine leather ball is a mistake please suggest a better ball in the comments. Thanks, Mitch

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Years ago

Depends what a "bit more money" is haha.

NBA game ball $240

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Years ago

Molten top of the line around $150, Spalding NBL game balls $130

Depends what you're using it for. Personally I think you should get the ball your competition uses so you're used to it in games. Real leather balls 'feel' a lot different to a cheaper synthetic leather ball

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Years ago

The best shooting ball is the TF1000,

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Years ago

One made from leather!

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Years ago

Leather balls take a long time to properly break in. Buy a Wildson Solution, excellent ball

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Years ago

TF1000 is synthetic leather, but a better ball to handle & shoot with than actual leather anyway.

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Years ago

Are the TF1000s the balls that get really slippery and have terrible grip when they get sweat on them? Or was that just a one-off batch? There was a lot of controversy that district teams hated them wasn't there

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dane suttle  
Years ago

The only two full grain leather basketballs on the market are the Spalding NBA game ball $199.99 and the Molten BGL7 ball [used in World Champs $159.99. Both need a fair amount of wearing in and they are for indoor use.
Personal choice but I'd stick with the Molten BGF ball.

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