Basketball Training Equipment
Official size of a basketball is 29.5 to 30 inches in circumference for men’s game and 28.5 inches in circumference for women’s game. It should weigh 18 to 22 ounces. When bounced off 6 feet from the floor, a well inflated ball should bounce 49 to 54 inches in height.
One needs specialized shoes when playing basketball. It should be able to give better support to the ankle as compared to running shoes. The basketball shoes should be high-tipped shoes and provide extra comfort during a game. These shoes are specially designed to maintain high traction on the basketball court.
Basketball Shooting Equipment
The hoop or basket is a horizontal metallic rim, circular in shape. This rim is attached to a net and helps one score a point. The rim is mounted about 4 feet inside the baseline and 10 feet above the court.
The basketball court is the next important thing for shooting balls in this game. The court is usually made of wooden floorboard. The court size is about 28m x 17m according to the International standards. The National Basketball Association (NBA) regulation states the floor dimension as 29m x 15m. The standard court is rectangular in shape and has baskets placed on opposite ends.
Basketball Coaching Equipment