Nearly all basketballs have an inflatable inner rubber bladder inside, generally wrapped in layers of fiber and then covered with a tacky surface made either from leather (traditional), rubber, or a synthetic composite. As in most inflatable balls, there is a small needle valve opening to allow the pressure to be increased or decreased.
Precise specifications no doubt vary slightly from league to league; NBA, WNBA, Olympic, International, Under 20 etc., etc. Best consult specific league websites for most current details.
Basketball MaterialsA basketball is made out of Pigskin. That is why it has that orange color. For jet basketballs, they use different Pigskin. For colored basketballs, they use painted Pigskin. Not all basketballs are made from pigskin, however.
Basketballs are made for playing basketball.
Today's basketballs are made out of rubber, not cow hide.
According to answerbag.com, Spalding basketballs are made in China.
The runner bladder used for making basketballs is made out of rubber.
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i think its made out of rubber
In 1899 they were made.
No there is not
The first purpose-built basketballs were made from panels of leather stitched together with a rubber bladder inside.
It is made out of the same stuff as basketballs are made of.
Basketballs are almost all made with the same materials. They have an inflatable rubber interior, which is then wrapped in layers of fiber. That's then covered rubber, synthetic composite, or the most common, leather.
Most basketballs have an inner rubber sac that holds air. The outside of the ball can be composed of rubber, man-made fibers, or leather.
Basketballs are usually made of a composite leather material, rubber, or real leather. The bladder on the inside is usually rubber.
NO its made out of pig or cow skin
they made toy like basketballs
Basketballs in the olden days were made of leather but then again they used soccer balls too!
they are made from pig skins..thats where they get their unusual color.
early December, 1891 by James Naismith
Basketballs are made using Latex. Latex is commonly used to make a number of things like tires and rubber shoes. It is derived from Hevea which is a rubber tree.
The first basketballs were made from panels of leather stitched together with a rubber bladder inside. The very first basketballs used were actually just soccer balls.