Basketball Sizing Help, Tips & Information | Lady Foot Locker
Basketball Sizing Help, Tips & Information
Proper Fit (Shoes)
Toe Area: Allow .25" to .5" (thumbnails length) of space between the end of the longest toe or largest foot and the end of the shoe.
Width Area: Foot is supposed to fit comfortably without stretching the upper over the midsole of the shoe.
Heel Area: Heel can move but is not supposed to slip.
What Size Basketball do I Need?
Full-size basketballs are recommended for men and boys age 12 years or older.
The official size is 29.5" in circumference.
Intermediate basketballs are recommended for boys 8-12 years old and women/girls of all ages.
The official size is 28.5" in circumference.