Boys in middle school (ages 12 and up) use a 29.5-inch ball. For anyone, male or female, between the ages of nine and 11, a ball size of 28.5 inches in circumference is recommended.Boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 8 should use a basketball between the sizes of 22 inches and 25.5 inches in circumference.
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By Brian Kendall. Many young basketball players dream of playing like LeBron James, dunking the basketball, throwing alley-oops, swooshing 3-pointers and winning the game on a last-second shot. The problem is, with a short stature and a limited skill set, children can't live out those dreams on a 10-foot basketball rim. In fact, many children younger than 10 lack the strength required to propel a regulation-sized basketball to a rim that's so high.
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The Junior International Size 5 basketball has a circumference between 27.25 to 27.75 inches. It weighs 14-16 ounces. It is recommended for boys and girls ages 8-12. The Mini International Size 3 basketball has a circumference between 22 to 22.5 inches. It weighs 10.5-11.25 ounces. It is recommended for younger children ages 5-8.
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