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It makes the ball easier to grip.

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Q: Why is leather used in the making of a basketball?
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What kind of leather is on a basketball?

There are 3 types of material used on a basketball:1. Leather 2. Composite/Synthetic Leather3. Rubber


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What basketball should you buy?

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What is a composite basketball?

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A rubber basketball will bounce higher than a leather basketball of equal internal pressure. The leather covering adds additional weight and is less flexible.


What is a composite leather basketball made of?

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What materials are used for making shoes?

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Is an awl used for making holes?

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Is a rubber basketball beatter then a leather basketball?

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Which part of animal is used for making leather?

Usually the skin.


What is the material used for making black shoes?

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What materials are used to make a basketball?

leather can be used sometimes, also there could be a hogs bladder inside the ball


What type of leather are basketballs made of?

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Does a rubber basketball bouce higher than a leather basketball?

Yes, a rubber basketball WILL bounce higher than a leather one, but leather balls generally have better grip and are mush easier to shoot and control on the dribble.


Who invited volleyball?

it was invented at the YMCA, they used the bladder (the inner part underneath the leather) of a basketball


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What tools do saddler's use?

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Why is a basketball made out of leather?

It's not made out of leather. It's made out of rubber.


What the name of the shiny leather on my brand new basketball shoes?

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Do they use pigs to make leather skirt?

Pig leather is very nice and durable and it is possible to be used for making garments as well. Leather is processed animal skin. That is why there is goat skin leather, cow hide, lamb skin leather, ostrich leather... All you have to do is ask what type of leather is used to make a product.