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Whether you are an aspiring Olympian or just play for fun, table tennis is a great game. Just like with other sports, sometimes your table tennis game is only as good as the ball you use. Choose the right ball by shopping table tennis balls at DICK'S Sporting Goods.

This collection features top balls for table tennis from great brands like Butterfly®, Franklin® and other big names. Check out deals with 144 balls in one package or go for a smaller 6 or 12 pack to try out a new brand or ball type. You can even find balls in various colors and patterns to add some flair to your game. From black and white to classic orange, there are a variety of table tennis balls to choose from.

What good is your ball if you don't have anything to hit it with? Check out table tennis paddles at DICK'S Sporting Goods.

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Table Tennis Balls vs. Ping-Pong® Balls

When shopping for the best table tennis balls at DICK'S Sporting Goods, it is important to note whether you are shopping for table tennis or for Ping-Pong. Ping-Pong is a trademarked name for table tennis. Most sports-lovers think the two games are one in the same. However, table tennis is a competitive, internationally-recognized sport, while Ping-Pong is typically a less competitive, recreational game. The two are very similar, but there are some key differences:

  • Balls: Ping-Pong balls are usually bigger than table tennis balls, clocking in around 3.7mm while table tennis models are 3.4mm.
  • Paddles: Table tennis paddles come in many different shapes and sizes, and they need to be replaced regularly. Ping-Pong paddles are standardized and a lot more durable.
  • The Game: The games themselves differ a bit, as table tennis players try to spin the balls to make their hits harder to predict, while Ping-Pong players simply hit the ball back and forth.

Check out more table tennis equipment today at DICK'S Sporting Goods.