Updated October 31, 2018 by Joseph Perry

The 6 Best Weighted Basketballs

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This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in October of 2018. Ideal for passing, dribbling, and ball-control drills, one of these weighted basketballs will increase the strength in your fingers, hands, and forearms when used consistently. You'll dribble harder, pass faster, and grip the ball like you're trying to squeeze the air out of it. Some coaches say you shouldn't use them for shooting, though, because they can throw off your range and shot mechanics. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best weighted basketball on Amazon.

6. MacGregor Builder

5. Champion Sports Trainer

4. Sklz Control

3. Spectrum Heavy Trainer

2. Baden SkilCoach

1. Spalding TF-Trainer

Editor's Notes

October 31, 2018:

While any weighted basketball will help build skill and strength in the fundamentals, the items on this list were chosen for quality, durability, and value.


Joseph Perry
Last updated on October 31, 2018 by Joseph Perry

An avid reader and outdoors enthusiast, Joe earned his doctorate in literary studies before making the lateral leap from academia to technical writing. He now lives and works in the inter-mountain West where he creates technical and marketing content, including white papers, solution briefs, and courseware for some of the world’s largest information technology companies. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, he has learned more than he ever thought he would know about such enterprise IT topics as cloud computing, storage, databases, business software, and networking. When he’s not writing about business computing, he can be found outdoors, probably hiking with his family and dog.


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