Today's standard basketballs are orange to brown in color with an outer cover of leather or nylon and a pebbled (indented) surface for grip and control. In men's play, a regulation basketball is 29.5 to 30 in (74.9 to 76.2 cm) in circumference and 20 to 22 oz (567 to 624 g) in weight. Women's version can be slightly smaller and lighter in weight.

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Square Baskertball Mar 23, 2006 Anonymous
  This product looks like a ball but it was a square. The photo is misleading. The square also is much more difficult to get into the hoop. --worst... more...
Not round enough Jan 17, 2006 May May Ferndale WA
  The basketball I received was not perfectly round, therefore it did not bounce properly. more...
Caroline Apr 28, 2005 Caroline Boston MA US
  Wow, this is a great ball more...
Pretty Color Apr 28, 2005 blondie San Diego CA US
  I am unable to bounce any ball, but it is very pretty as it rolls around the living room more...
Good, no complaints Apr 26, 2005 Anonymous Hartford CT US