The Spalding NBA Varsity Outdoor Basketball is designed to meet NBA standards. It's the same size and weight as any official NBA game ball and features a durable rubber cover that's tough enough for outdoor play. Besides being tough, the cover also has deep channels and all-ball pebbling for superior handling. The Spalding NBA Varsity Outdoor Basketball is available in a variety of color and size options for men and women.
Founded by Boston Red Stockings pitcher A.G. Spalding and his brother, J. Walter Spalding, in 1876, the company (or its successors) been developing innovative products ever since. From creating the first American football, to producing the first basketball for Dr. James Naismith, to the latest advances in INFUSION® technology (balls with built-in pumps), Spalding® has been on the cutting edge of the sporting goods industry for well over a century. True to the founders' vision, the company has delivered quality goods that reflect a commitment to workmanship in every finished product, every step of the way. Today, these products are manufactured by Russell Brands, LLC, owner of the Spalding® trademark.Shop All Spalding