Spalding Street Outdoor Basketball, 28.5-Inch

Last updated date: July 3, 2022

DWYM Score

9.4

Spalding Street Outdoor Basketball,  28.5-Inch

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We looked at the top Outdoor Basketballs and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Outdoor Basketball you should buy.

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Overall Take


In our analysis of 25 expert reviews, the Spalding Street Outdoor Basketball, 28.5-Inch placed 2nd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Street ball will never die. Built for summer tournaments and Saturdays at the park, the Spalding Street outdoor basketball holds to the official size and weight. It has a deep channel design to give you proper grip and a durable rubber cover that stands up to asphalt or concrete.

Expert Reviews

User Summarized Score

9.2
2,708 user reviews

What experts liked

Made with a high-performance rubber cover, it bounces consistently and is rugged enough to handle asphalt and concrete courts.
- Verywell Fit
This ball will last you a long time and the rubber compound will keep its grip longer than a softer composite ball.
- The Hoops Geek
It has a durable outdoor rubber cover, and deep channel design that’s very grippy for easy handles.
- Queen Ballers Club
It holds air well over time and doesn’t lose its grip with frequent use
- Sports Illustrated Reviews

What experts didn't like

Not for indoor use
- Verywell Fit
If you are used to high-quality composite basketballs, the rougher, pebbled rubber surface just doesn’t feel right.
- The Hoops Geek
Comes deflated
- Queen Ballers Club
Spalding Outdoor Basketball loses its round shape over time
- Sports Illustrated Reviews

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