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It depends on who you are and what you are doing. Basketballs come in several sizes. Using the correct size can help prevent injury.

- Size 3: circumference 22 to 22.5 inches, weight 10-11 ounces, recommended for small children.
- Size 5: circumference 27.25 to 27.75 inches, weight 16.6-18 ounces recommended for boys and girls under 12 years old (junior league).
- Size 6: circumference 28.5 to 29 inches, weight 20 ounces, recommended for boys ages 12-14, and girls and women ages 12 and up. This is the official game ball for women's high school, university and professional Basketball.
- Size 7: circumference 29.5 to 30 inches, weight 22 ounces, recommended for men and boys age 15 and up. This is the official game ball for men's high school, university and professional basketball.
- Size 8: circumference 33.5 inches, recommended for women's shot training.
- Size 9: circumference 36 inches, recommended for men's shot training.

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The standard size of a basketball used by the National Basketball Association ranges from 29.5 to 29.875 inches. However, non-professional basketballs can be much smaller, depending on the age for which the basketball is intended.

According to NBA rules the basketball will be 29.5 to 30 inches in circumference and have a pressure of 7.5 to 8.5 pounds.

a mens basketball is a TF 500, and a womens basketball is a TF 250 or 28.5

it is 54' but i consider a bigger dick instead if you people know what i mean lol

circumference 22 to 22.5

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Diameter of a standard basketball is 29.5 to 30 inches (74.9 to 76.2 centimeters).

A standard high school court is 84 feet by 50 feet.

There are two different basketball sizes, a guys ball and a girls ball, girls will have the inscription 28.5 on it and are a smaller standard size then a mens ball. those are the two different sizes

94' long by 50' wide.

Yea it is.. The circumference of the ball is 29.5 inches. It weighs 22 ounces. Those are basically the standard measurements of a basketball. If your curious about the basketball rim, it is 18 inches wide(interior)

A standard High School court is 84' long x 50' wide Junior High is 74' L x 42'W

It is usually about 15 by 12 in at the smallest and 24 by 25 at the largest.

So a size 7 basketball is a men's size basketball. A size 6 basketball is a woman's size basketball. That means a size 5 is for people who have smaller hands. That's how you compare sizes.

a standard size basketball rim is 10 feet high so it depends on how high you can jump and how long your arms are

A Size 7 basketball is usually 29.5 incheshttp://www.hrsinformer.com/2009/10/how-to-choose-a-basketball/

A standard male basketball weighs 22 ounces. A standard women's basketball weights 18-20 ounces.