The Spalding NBA Pro Tack 29.5" Basketball provides excellent grip and control. A performance composite leather cover ensures it can withstand play at all levels. The wide channels aid in ball control, allowing skilled players to move the ball just the way they want. Deep channel skiving allows for a solid shooters touch. The Spalding NBA basketball is measured to the official NBA size and weight standards, making it excellent for both practice and serious play. The ball is designed for both indoor and outdoor play, both casual games and heavily competitive ones. It's best suited for male athletes ages 13 and up who are looking to move into the professional leagues.