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NBA rolls out new official basketball

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Zeek, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. Zeek

    Zeek Member

  2. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Looks fine to me. Nothing ever beat the street ball that Pizza Hut sold a decade or more ago. Great ball right there.
  3. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    You've got to be kidding me. Who would spend a bill on a ball?
  4. Lion_Woods

    Lion_Woods Active Member

    Wow, u brought back memories. I remember all of my buddies going to play at this outdoor court that was really bad. No one would bring their good basketballs, so we always packed the Pizza Hut ball because we didn't give a shit what happened to it.
  5. Oscar Gamble

    Oscar Gamble New Member

    The same parents who buy their kids $380 aluminum bats and $250 baseball gloves.
  6. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

    Time to buy up the short-timer current official ball and get them signed by Michael, Magic, Bird, Shaq.....
  7. trounced

    trounced Active Member

    The recreational player will really like the new NBA ball because it won't become anywhere near as slick as the old NBA ball.
  8. HoopsMcCann

    HoopsMcCann Active Member

    a good glove is certainly worth $250
  9. Overrated

    Overrated Guest

    I paid $170 for a Nokona softball glove a couple years ago. It's amazing.
  10. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    Usually you get what you pay for, but it's a friggin rubber ball.
  11. Oscar Gamble

    Oscar Gamble New Member

    A good glove certainly is a worthwhile purchase for the high school player or a 13-14-year old full-time travel player. My comment was meant towards the parents that buy their 10 & 11 year olds high-line equipment.  I live in an affulent area and I shake my head when I see an 11-year old with a Wilson A2000 or A3000  or a Rawlings Pro Preferred Glove playing in a park district sponsored league.  That's just nuts.  A $60 glove should be more than good enough until they're ready to move up to a 90-foot base diamond.  Too many parents think that expensive equipment will automatically make their kids better players.
  12. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

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