Basketball is one of the world’s most popular sports, with an estimated 2.2 billion global fans, according to stats from Sportsshow. Only cricket and football/soccer draw more fans. When it comes to playing the sport, the Federation of International Basketball Associations estimates that 450 million people hoop it up, either recreationally or through structured competitions.

On National Play Basketball Day on December 2, basketball associations, leagues and teams of all ages can use promotional products to attract more players and fill more stands. Basketball organizations and arenas can also give branded gear to fans, coaches and officials.

Keep reading this issue of Promotional Consultant Today for a few ideas for National Play Basketball Day.

Plan For This Promo:

What: National Play Basketball Day

When: December 2

We’re #1

Get fans pumped up on National Play Basketball Day with the Basketball Foam Finger. It can be customized on both sides and comes in an array of colors to coordinate with nearly any school or team colors.

AmeriFoam / PPAI 111020, S3 /

Get In The Game

The Mini Basketball makes a fun booth giveaway at youth or sports-themed events. Add a logo or message and choose from nearly two dozen colors. These logoed basketballs also come in micro, peewee, middie and large sizes to accommodate different audiences.

MAC Specialties Ltd. / PPAI 112420, S6 /

For The Win

Score extra points on National Play Basketball Day with the Basketball Morph Sac. A basketball transforms into a large drawstring bag. Schools could give them out at basketball pep rallies or use the bags as part of a fundraiser.

Southern Plus / PPAI 110918, S4 /

Own The Court

Team colors stay vibrant game after game with the Ladies Freestyle Sublimated Four-Way Stretch Traditional Basketball Jersey. The jersey features moisture-wicking and odor-resistance properties along with sublimation for a custom look.

Augusta Sportswear Brands / PPAI 187246, S5 /

Towel Off

The Fiber Reactive Basketball-Shaped Sport Towel is made from 100% cotton velour and features a logo or team name. Schools could use it for team fundraising or to show appreciation to team parents or staff.

Pro Towels / PPAI 112755, S8 /

Compiled by Audrey Sellers