Mr Green
Two years ago

Spalding instead of Molten in Victoria?

Been hearing that molten is no longer the preferred game ball in Victoria.

Is it true that Basketball Victoria are switching the game ball over to Spalding?

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Two years ago

Molten was trash, we got rid of those years ago in WA. Spalding much better, but the Wilson NBL balls are the best I reckon.

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Sunset Sam  
Two years ago

There is nothing wrong with Molten basketballs...

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Two years ago

nothing wrong with any of the balls...Molten, Spalding and Wilson are all good.

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Two years ago

The fact that a whole stadium was unhappy with Molten balls and they got ditched within a few years of using them says something, much prefer anything else.

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Two years ago

Molten is gone. Contract not renewed. Spalding it is.

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Two years ago

It's always a revolving door. Molten today, Spalding etc. it's always about who ever has the best offer at the time. Nothing to see here, move on.

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Full Court Fitness  
Two years ago

All balls are good - if it's the only thing you use.

That said. Love the NBL wilson balls (same ones that are used in the NCAA I believe).

The new legacy spalading TF1000s are not as good as the OG TF1000s.

Molten's seem a bit lost now. There was a time when every man and the their dog had the GF7 synthetic ball. But now Molten has all different types, I don't know which is the top shelf model.

I also bought an NBA game ball for shits and giggles, after hearing from many people they dont' like them. The word is you really need to wear them in for a while before they come good.

All balls are different I guess, the NBL Wilsons straight out of the box are the nicest to play with.

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Two years ago

My boys have used them all, seems true that they will change if the brand changes and go with what feels good in the hand but also what is being used at the highest elevels (most popular) has its influence...

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Two years ago

Love the new harder orange moltens. Don't change

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Two years ago

What are the juniors playing with in WA? Isn't it the T500? They are awful basketballs vs. the Moltens in use.

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Two years ago

There is nothing worse than Molten balls!

It is very painful.

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Double Clutch  
Two years ago

Do we have Spalding employees in this thread?

All manufacturers make good ball, but in SA the Spalding balls used for competition here are terrible. The GF Molten days were a lot better.

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Two years ago

Spalding < Molten < Wilson

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Melbourne Boy  
Two years ago

Which particular Spalding ball will be used in the Elite comp and other senior divisions?

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