Lines on a Basketball The reason why there are lines on a basketball is to improve a player's grip making it easier to dribble and shoot the ball.
The lines on basketballs make them easiar to grab and hold, allowing players to shoot, dribble, and pass better.
The lines on a basketball are called ribs. The surface of the ball is divided by these ribs, and they are used to help grip the ball.
Because they want to
They are referred to as channels.
So you get a better grip on the ball
to improve players grip
They are Channels.
The black linings on a basketball are called the seams.
because the two joints of the lines make an elbow
TO Help you Grip the Basketball when you are playing
A basketball looks like an orange but with black stripes or some times the stripes are white or diffrent colors and its round.