15 Awesome Basketball Gifts for Boys

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Do you want to find a gift for a boy who loves to play or watch basketball?

We have 15 awesome ideas of the best basketball toys and gifts for basketball fans.

They include basketball kit, games, training equipment, basketball themed books and lots more...

Mini Basketball Hoop


The over the door basketball hoop can be fitted over the top of a door. It works great in a boy's bedroom.

It's great way for him to destress when having a break for homework. Or have some fun when friends come around.

The basketball hoop featured is glow in the dark and features a 5” glow in the dark basketball.




A basketball is a must have for any basketball player. It's great to practise skills and shoot hoops.

Basketballs come in different sizes. A size 3 is recommended for under 4s, a size for for 4 to 8 year olds,  a size  for 8 to 11 year olds and size 6 for 12 to 14 year old boys.

Some kids will prefer a size 7 which is the standard size for men and boys aged 15 and above.

Reaction Ball - Agility Trainer


This little ball makes a fab stocking filler. It’s a rubber six sided ball and its design causes the ball to leap and pop randomly.

​You can never be sure which way it's going to go. It’s unpredictable nature makes it a great tool for improving hand and eye co-ordination and reaction time which can be beneficial for a lot of sports like basketball.

It can be played with on its own against a wall or hard surface or play with it in a group or with one other person.

Basketball Nightlight


This bright color 3D illusion changing nightlight is the perfect birthday or Christmas gift for a basketball playing boy.

It features a remote control which you can use to change to one of 16 colors including red, green, blue, yellow, cyan, purple and white.

It can be fixed on one color or or gradually change through the colors.

Basketball Mist N Sip Water Bottle


The basketball ball themed water bottle is ideal for rehydrating while playing. It has 2 functions:

1.) A high flow water bottle. Easily drink water to keep you hydrated.

2.) A mist function. It provides a fine mist to cool you down.

Basketball Backpack


This backpack has space for a basketball and still leaves room for his clothes.

There is a water bottle holder too.

Brilliant Basketball Activity Book For Kids


Keep basketball fans entertained when they're not playing the game with this activity book.

The activities include word searches, quizzes, mazes, football math, secret coding, coloring, drawing and lots more.

It's perfect for 6 to 12 year olds.

Basketball Laundry Hamper


Make a boring chore more enjoyable!

Help boys keep their dirty clothes off the floor by giving them a fun way to dunk and shoot their way to a cleaner room with this basketball laundry hamper.

Connect 4 Shots


This is the Connect 4 game inspired by the Space Jam A New Legacy live action/animated movie starring basketball icon LeBron James and Bugs Bunny.

Players launch the balls at the same time, trying to get them into the grid. Get 4 in a row for the win

NBA 2K23


If he likes playing video games and basketball - this is the gift to get!

The most popular basketball video game out there!

Adjustable Basketball Hoop Height 5 - 7 FT


This adjustable basketball hoop, adjusts between 5 feet and 7 feet.

It's a great hoop to have in the backyard for beginners.

With wheels on the base, you can easily move it from place to place.

Indoor Basketball Game for 2


With the ESPN EZ Fold 2-Player Basketball Game, you can play alone or simultaneously with a competitor.

The Electronic LED Scoring System with authentic arcade sounds gives shooters the adrenaline rush of a packed fieldhouse as they compete.

There's 8 different skills games to play.

Basketball Jersey

A new basketball jersey is great for kids to play in.

Nike Unisex Basketball Shoes


Boys are going to love playing indoors and outdoors in some new and cool basketball shoes.

Super comfortable and come in many different sizes and colors.

Stephen Curry: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up


This is the inspiring true story of NBA superstar Stephen Curry. This Fully illustrated picture book biography tells the story of a young boy who many said was too short to play in high school, too weak to play in college and not good enough to play in the NBA.

Against all odds, this small boy who follows his dream, not only makes it to the NBA, but becomes one of the greatest players to ever play the game of basketball.

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