Spalding Rookie Gear Multi-Color Youth Basketball (27.5")Item Number: 3996038
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Develop skills that stay with a player using the Spalding® Rookie Gear Youth Basketball. Ideal for young athletes learning the game, the multi-colored Rookie Gear weighs 25% less than a standard youth basketballs, making it easier for a young player to learn and develop shooting, passing and ball handling skills. Let them step out onto the court with confidence using the Spalding® Rookie Gear Youth Basketball.
- Size: 27.5"
- For indoor/outdoor play
- High performance composite leather construction offers incredible durability
- Weighs 25% less than standard youth basketballs
- Makes it easier for young athletes to develop their shooting, passing and dribbling skills
- Meets all performance characteristics
- Designed for recreational indoor/outdoor play
- Fun, multi-colored design
- Model: 74-281
Country Of Origin: China
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 13 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pwrecker0 Great basketball for kids When I saw the 25% lighter description, I decided to purchase for my kids. Now my 6 year old can actually shoot properly at a 10 foot rim (although my 3 year old still cries because he can't). The ball is lighter, but not too light, and is great for little boys and girls. July 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by uojake Great for young kids! Bought this ball for my 9 year old niece for her birthday. She loves that it's lighter and now she can practice her shooting form with greater ease! Excellent purchase. June 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Willybop Nice Ball I got this bball for my 8 year old daughter and it is perfect for her. She had no problems shooting it up to a regulation height hoop due to the lighter weight. The texture of the ball has a nice leathery feel and seems pretty durable. I was testing the ball outside in my driveway and one of my neighbors teased me about my "rainbow" ball and asked me if I was coming out. Other than ignorant people mistaking the colors of the ball for a gay pride flag, it is a very nice ball. April 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bear43 Excellent first ball. This ball is very easy to handle and shoot for my son who is in his first season. November 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jeff the Coach Great Purchase for Kids Great purchase for youths. The light weight design allows kids (beginner to intermediate) to get the ball to the rim while promoting good form and hand placement. October 17, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Active Family Easy to grip for little hands Perfect for six year old just learning the game. It is light so it does not tire him out. August 14, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by fit freel perfect for my family Great size and weight for my 4 and 6 year old. We have had a great time using it and I justified the cost with the fact that it seem yo be a quality product that will last years. July 2, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jjmartinez01 Great for kids Good ball at good price June 4, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ann Excellent Product I ordered this basketball as a birthday gift for my son and he and his friends haven't stopped playing with it! It is a great backyard ball. May 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rodney W 5 year olds favorite I got this for my sons birthday and it his favorite present. Perfect size and good quality. May 28, 2012