Wilson Evolution Basketball
Wilson Evolution Basketball
- Size 7 only
- 100% composite cover
- Cushion core carcass
The Wilson ® Evolution Basketball is the Official basket of many European Leagues.
- Evo micro fibre composite - Wilson exclusive composite leather.
- Exclusive Micro Fibre game ball cover.
- Ultimate combination of touch and durability.
- Laid in channels.
- 100% composite cover.
- Cushion core carcass.
- Maximum softness and grip.
- Basketball sizes vary by age, gender, and level of play. The official size of the basketball used by the NBA is 29.5 inches (size 7) in circumference. That's the same size used throughout men's college and high school basketball leagues. The WNBA uses a slightly smaller ball, measuring 28.5 (size 6) inches in circumference.
- For international play, specifically FIBA, the basketball used is what's called a Molten GL7 for men and Molten GL6 for women. These basketballs typically feature two different colours and are slightly bigger, with a 30.7-inch circumference for the men's ball and a 29-inch circumference for the women's.
- Boys in middle school (or ages 12-14), use a 28.5-inch ball (size 6), as do all women and girls ages 12 and up. For anyone, male or female, between the ages of nine and 11, a ball size of 27.5 (size 5) inches in circumference is recommended and is the most commonly sized ball used in youth basketball leagues.
- Boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 8 use a basketball between the sizes of 22 inches and 24.5 inches in circumference, depending on the individual's hand size, which can be determined by a coach or parent by measuring from the bottom of the individual's palm to the tip of his or her middle finger.
- An NBA basketball must be inflated to a pressure of 7.5 to 8.5 PSI. The WNBA uses the same pressure regulations.
- In the NCAA, inflation requirements are given in weight, with the men's ball having a maximum weight of 22 ounces and the women's ball having a maximum weight of 20 ounces. In FIBA play, the official rules state that the ball "be inflated to an air pressure such that, when it is dropped onto the playing floor from a height of approximately 1,800 mm measured from the bottom of the ball, it will rebound to a height of between 1,200 mm and 1,400 mm, measured to the top of the ball."
Basketball Size Buying Guide
Size 3: Mini Basketball and Key Stage 1, 5-7 year olds; circumference 56-57cm.
Size 5: Key Stage 2, 7-11 year olds; circumference 69-71cm/27.5inches.
Size 6: For both male and female players aged 11-14 years; circumference 72-74cm/28.5inches.
Size 6: For female players aged 14+; circumference 72-74cm/28.5 inches.
Size 7: For male players aged 14+; circumference 75-76cm/29.5inches.
Customer Reviews for Wilson Evolution Basketball
5 out of 5 Excellent
Newitts Verified Purchase (4 Jun 2019)
The ball is really good, easy to grip, good feel and bounce. Appears to be well made (time will tell). Delivery was prompt and the ball came partially inflated which avoids getting creases in the material. Never had a ball delivered like this before and this was a welcome bonus.
5 out of 5 Great quality and super fast delivery
Newitts Verified Purchase (14 Jan 2019)
Purchased as an Xmas present for 17 year old son. He’s overjoyed and extremely happy with quality and play of ball. Delivery was excellent, very fast and packaged carefully. Very happy and would definitely use again. Thanks Newitts.
5 out of 5 AMAZING BASKETBALL (K.S)
Newitts Verified Purchase (11 May 2018)
Easy to grip, when broken into a really comfortable ball to play and practice with. This ball I would totally recomend.!!!
5 out of 5 Great game ball
Newitts Verified Purchase (18 Apr 2018)
So far been very pleased with this ball. So much so our league has started using it for games rather than their existing balls. Which is great for us to get to warm up with the game ball!
5 out of 5 Wilson evolution
Newitts Verified Purchase (15 Apr 2018)
It’s Great! The quality of the ball is on point and is very nice for ball handlers, the grip does take a while to show but when it does, WOWOWOWOOWOWOWWWW!! Totally recommend Newitts, they tell you the exact time your parcel is arriving aswell, and actually do care for their customers opinions unlike some other companies,!
5 out of 5 Fantastic
Newitts Verified Purchase (26 Sep 2017)
Great product, price and super fast delivery thanks will definitely shop with you again
5 out of 5 Wilson Evolution Basketball
Newitts Verified Purchase (15 Oct 2016)
Simply perfect. Weight, feel, grip, bounce all 5 star. The best ball on the market for the price and sold by Newitts at the best price. Well done and thank you.
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