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NBA basketballs, according to USA Basketball, are 29.5 inches in circumference while the WNBA's basketballs have a maximum circumference of 29 inches. Both should be inflated to between 7.5 and 8.5 pounds per square inch.

NCAA men's basketballs have a maximum circumference of 30 inches, and the seams must be no wider than 1/4 inch, with a weight of approximately 22 ounces. In women's international play, the maximum size is 74 centimeters (29 inches), size 6. When dropped mlb jerseys outlet on the playing floor from a height of 1,800 millimeters (6 feet) the ball should bounce to a height between 1,200 millimeters and 1,400 millimeters (47 to 55 inches), measured to the top of the ball.

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