Last updated on February 22nd, 2023 at 02:35 pm
Some boys are just hard to shop for, but if they have a special interest, gift-giving gets a lot easier.
Are you shopping for a boy who loves basketball? You’ve come to the right place! Here are 15 of our favorite basketball gifts for boys–from room decor, to collectibles, to gifts that get them active, there’s something here for every young basketball player or fan–and for every budget!
Whether you’re shopping for a birthday, the holidays, or just want to give that basketball-loving kid a gift he’ll love, any one of these gift ideas is sure to be a hit–make that a slam dunk!
These basketball gifts for boys are all available on Amazon, so use your Prime shipping to get them delivered free and fast. If you don’t have Prime, you can start a trial of Prime shipping, and check it out it free for 30 days.
And, if you really want to splurge, remember, tickets to an NBA game make an incredible gift. Even tickets and a fun outing to a college game would make any kid happy.
If these gifts don’t quite fit, check out more basketball gifts at the bottom of this post. For other gift ideas, you can see our all of our gift guides here.
15 Basketball Gifts for Boys
Portable Basketball Hoop
This portable basketball hoop uses an 18″ standard size basketball rim and a 10 foot-high standard support rod (adjustable) to bring you a perfect sports experience.
Authentic NBA Basketball
Wilson is the official basketball of the NBA. This ball features official NBA branding coupled with the iconic Wilson script.
Add of a touch of fun to the season with this fresh take on the traditional basketball sock. This sock is a crew length (hits mid-calf) and comes in many team color combinations.
Classic Gatorade Water Bottle
If you’re a sports fan, you’ve seen this water bottle. Why is it used by the NBA? Because it is incredibly simple and works well. It’s durable while remaining easy to squeeze.
Basketball Shootout Game
Fun arcade-style game that folds up for easy storage. An LED electronic scorer keeps track of the points for two players and includes a time clock.
NBA History Book
Read about the biggest moments and greatest superstars, with over 75 stories ranging from Jerry West’s 33-win streak Lakers, through Jordan’s repeat three-peat Bulls, to Steph Curry and the 73-win Warriors and beyond. Each story is fully illustrated with iconic photos and accompanied by stat boxes and side stories of some of the Association’s more curious and overlooked moments.
Basketball Poster with all 30 NBA teams
This NBA League Logos Wall Poster is created with high-resolution artwork representing all the NBA teams and is perfect for any basketball fan!
This is a collection of over 600 basketball cards spanning three decades of basketball card history! The collection comes in a brand new white box perfect for gift giving which protects and preserves each card in the collection. Look for rookie cards, hall-of-famers, superstars, special inserts, and more. In this collection are cards from manufacturers such as Topps, Upper Deck, Hoops, Skybox, Stadium Club, Panini and many more.
NBA Team Pennant Collection with all 30 teams
30 mini pennants, one for each team in the NBA–just what every NBA fan needs to decorate their space.
Changing Colors Basketball Lamp
16 colors to choose from! Operates via batteries or USB cable.
Basketball Desk Chair
Whether you have the next all-star at home or your child just loves sports, this basketball-inspired task chair will be a welcome addition to their bedroom or study space.
Basketball Bedding Set
Check out this basketball bedding set. There are lots of styles to choose from in twin, full, queen, and king sizes.
Basketball Area Rug
Your favorite basketball fan will love this basketball-themed area rug.
This large capacity basketball bag with shoe and ball compartments is perfect for carrying a soccer ball, basketball, or volleyball. The backpack has enough space to store clothes and other necessities too.
NBA 2K23 puts the entire basketball universe in your hands. Play in real NBA and WNBA environments against authentic teams and players.
Bonus Gift Idea
As we mentioned at the beginning of this article, don’t forget that tickets to an NBA game make an unforgettable gift. Tickets to a college game are terrific too!
There you have it–15 (actually 16) of our favorite basketball gifts for boys. Which ones will your young basketball fan or player love?
If you liked these basketball gifts for boys, read: 5 Fun Basketball Printables & Activities for Kids
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