Built using a Zi/O composite leather cover, the Spalding official-size NBA Zi/O basketball looks and feels like an official NBA ball. The ball also includes a foam-backed design with full ball pebbling, helping it stand up to the challenge of competitive play while maintaining a soft, tacky feel. Best of all, the ball is designed for use both indoor and outdoor use, so you can bring it to the YMCA or the playground. Designed to meet all of the NBA's stringent ball specifications, the Zi/O ball measures 29.5 inches and comes in an official NBA ball weight.
Material composition, feel, and weight are all important when it comes to competitive play. The Spalding Zi/O is made with a touch composite leather cover to maintain a soft feel and maintain durability in both indoor and outdoor environments, without compromising on ball weight or bounce.
The Spalding Zi/O cover is lined with foam backing to create an improved soft feel and touch, as well as provide a good grip to the ball - so dunk away without hesitation.
This ball adheres to the official size and weight of the NBA. In addition, the ball features the official NBA logo. Look as great as you play with this basketball.
From the beginning it was all about being first, being the best… being what others could only aspire to become. Established by Boston Red Stockings pitcher A.G. Spalding in 1876, Spalding has long been a leader of innovation and quality in the sporting goods category. From the development of the very first basketball to the latest in NeverFlat technology, Spalding's tradition of innovation continues.