The 10 Best Junior Basketballs

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This wiki has been updated 20 times since it was first published in February of 2016. There's no way around it: learning how to shoot hoops like the pros requires more than a little practice. So pick up one of these junior basketballs for your tiny sports enthusiast to start him or her down the path of physical fitness and competitive excellence. Who knows? Your child might blossom into the next LeBron James or Diana Taurasi. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best junior basketball on Amazon.

10. Mikasa National

9. Senston Trifecta

8. Baden SkilCoach

7. Franklin Sports Grip-Rite 1000

6. Spalding Varsity

5. SportimeMax Hands-On

4. Spalding Rookie Gear

3. DribbleUp Smart

2. Mikasa BX1008

1. BSN Hoop Teach

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Last updated on May 31, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

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