Basketball as a sport is synonymous with teamwork, perseverance, talent, and success – characteristics parents strive for and want their children to have.
It is no surprise then that basketball has become a beloved sport around the world, with youth participation in the sport increasing year after year. Millions of young girls today play the sport with dreams of one-day becoming professional athletes themselves; and for these young athletes that participate in the sport, it can become an all-consuming obsession, a very part of their identity that they devote considerable time and effort into perfecting.
Check out these lovely basketball gifts for girls!
The challenge, then, when your basketball-loving girl’s birthday, favorite holiday, or another day of celebration comes around is finding the perfect basketball gift that represents her fierce love of the sport and her athletic spirit. That is, until now. On this page is included a carefully selected and cultivated ultimate list of the top basketball gifts for girls, designed to be perfect gifts for any occasion. From jewelry and motivational books to athletic wear and bedroom decor, this list is sure to include something for everyone and every budget. We know that regardless of which ones you choose, these gifts will be certain to make you a superstar in her eyes!
Inspirational Quote Basketball Necklace
Starting off the list of basketball gifts for girls is this adorable necklace that features an inspirational quote urging your young basketball-lover to believe in herself so that she can succeed in whatever she attempts. It features a small, silver-plated basketball charm that adds the slightest touch of the sport to this everyday piece of jewelry, allowing your basketball-lover to show off her favorite sport subtly with her everyday outfits. This necklace comes with a 17-inch stainless steel chain and a 2-inch extender.
Basketball Bath Bombs
A fun addition to your girl’s bath time routine, these basketball-shaped bath bombs are made with therapeutic and moisturizing ingredients, including Epsom salt, which will help your athlete relax and ease her tired muscles after a game or practice. These bath bombs feature a pleasant fruit scent and add fun orange color to the bathwater as they fizz. Each basketball bath bomb is hand-made and guaranteed to be a ‘slam dunk’ for any gift occasion.
3D Basketball Lamp with 16 Colors
This remote-controlled, three-dimensional basketball lamp features sixteen color options or color blends which are guaranteed to light up any room at night. Your basketball-lover can change this light to any color she chooses based on her mood, or to show off her team colors and team spirit; while also lighting up any dark spaces she is in. The option to use either battery power or USB cable power makes this a portable and easily-used gift for any girl.
LED Light-Up Basketball
This light-up basketball features two internal LED lights that provide up to 30 hours of evening play, meaning that your basketball-lover is guaranteed to never lose a ball in the dark again! This glowing orange ball features a sturdy rubber exterior and is sure to be durable and long-lasting for years of play.
Holographic Basketball – Official Size
This official size 7 basketball is the perfect flair for any player who wants to show off on the court. Featuring a holographic, reflective exterior that glows when photographed or caught on video, your athlete will literally shine on the court with this ball in her hand. This gift is excellent for newer players to the sport as well, as it features a “slip grip” exterior that can help enhance her dribbling and handling skills as she learns to play the game!
Motivational Basketball Keychain
Looking for basketball gifts for girls that let them subtly show off their love of the sport? This keychain may be the answer! This silver-plated keychain encourages girls to believe in themselves and to be unstoppable. It is the perfect accessory to add to her key ring, backpack, lanyard, or gym bag!
Slam Dunk Stoneware Mug
Next on our list of the ultimate basketball gifts for girls is this adorable 16 oz. slam dunk mug. With this gift, she can practice her free throws by aiming at the built-in basketball hoop featured on the rim of the mug! Before you know it she will be dunking marshmallows into hot cocoa, small crackers into her favorite soup, or cereal into milk with this unique gift.
Basketball Heart Necklace
This gift is perfect for any girl who holds basketball close to her heart – and wants to show it! This adorable necklace features a dainty heart charm on a 17-inch chain, complete with a basketball hoop and basketball on its way to making a slam dunk. It is the perfect representation of the love of the game your girl is sure to feel when wearing this necklace.
Travel Toiletry Bag
This multi-purpose travel bag is perfect for anyone who is ‘just a girl who loves basketball.’ The canvas tote features a zippered pouch that can be used as a toiletry bag, to hold makeup, to organize electronics, or to store pretty much anything else small that your girl will want to take with her when she travels. Available in two colors, this travel bag is water-resistant and will hold up under even the most rugged of uses.
Backpack with Basketball Holder
With this backpack, your basketball-lover will now have a gift that is both functional and fashionable! This backpack features plenty of space for school books, a laptop, and other necessary school supplies – while also including a mesh basketball holder so she can take her ball with her wherever she goes. This bag is also ideal as a gym bag for practices after school. It is water-resistant, with a floral pattern of pinks, reds, maroons, purples, and grays.
Basketball Love Hooded Sweatshirt
Your basketball-lover may want to declare her love for the sport to the world – and this hoodie is the perfect way to do so. Available in five options that coordinate with many popular team colors, this cotton and polyester blend hooded sweatshirt is perfect for casual wear year-round – so much so that she may want one in each color to wear every day of the week!
Champion Basketball Shorts – Multiple Colors
No list of basketball gifts for girls is complete without the ultimate staple of athletic wear – comfortable basketball shorts. These woven and French Terry basketball shorts come in eight colors, ideal for day-to-day wear or for practices. These shorts are available in a number of popular team colors, so your basketball-lover can show off her team spirit to the world.
Your basketball-loving girl’s dreams will be filled with her favorite sport when sleeping with this adorable basketball plush. It is perfect for a soft, cozy pop of color in any basketball-themed bedroom, and will make a comfortable companion on any long trips that she may take with her team.
Reusable Travel Mug with Straws
This 30 oz. double-wall stainless steel tumbler features a fun basketball design. Insulated to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold, this tumbler comes with a travel lid, reusable stainless steel straws, and a cleaning brush for sanitization. This will make the perfect gift for your basketball-lover for practices, or on a day-to-day basis as a way of getting a refreshing drink.
Personal Coaching Guide for Athletes
Featuring stories of high-profile, successful athletes in the world of basketball, this book will serve as the ultimate guide to help young athletes live their best lives and to achieve success in the sport. It includes valuable information about the steps each of the successful athletes took to reach their superstardom, the principles they follow in their daily lives, as well as examples of how your girl can follow the lead of her basketball idols to become successful as well.
Basketball Hair Scrunchie
Any basketball player with long hair has to reach for a hair bow or clip before they play, so why not gift them this adorable basketball scrunchie instead? Guaranteed to be both useful and stylish, this scrunchie is made of a velvety orange fabric that is sure to stay in place without causing tangles or pulling your girl’s hair!
Looking for a gift to satisfy a girl with a sweet tooth? These chocolate basketballs may be the solution. Two pounds of these individually wrapped chocolate basketballs come in a resealable bag that your basketball-lover can enjoy as the perfect after-game snack. If you are lucky, she may consider sharing these yummy treats with you as well!
Basketball Love Interchangeable Bracelet
This charm bracelet will add the perfect touch of basketball flair and team spirit to any outfit your girl may wear on the court or off of the court. Even better, it comes with different snap charms that can be interchanged, offering three options for how your athlete can wear it. It is the perfect accessory for any outfit your basketball-lover may wear.
Miniature Basketball Hoop with Scoreboard
Looking for a practical and fun way for your basketball-lover to practice their free throws indoors, without risking damage to your house? This miniature basketball hoop is the solution! This hoop comes included with three miniature basketballs and a built-in scoreboard to keep track of their successful throws and can be mounted on any solid surface in your home.
Girl’s Basketball Throw Blanket
Looking for a gift for a girl who loves basketball and pretty things? This throw blanket is perfect for her! It is a super-soft, lightweight throw blanket that makes an excellent gift that will show off your girl’s love of basketball while also keeping her warm and cozy whenever she uses it.
Basketball Storage Basket
Perhaps an unconventional gift to add to this list of basketball gifts for girls, this fabric storage bin is perfect for storing and carrying any basketball-related supplies that your girl may need! These baskets are waterproof and can be used on-the-go, or as decorative storage in a bedroom, a locker, or in the car. These make practical, fun basketball gifts for girls of all ages!
Basketball Hoop Laundry Hamper
She shoots, she scores! Motivate any child to tidy up their laundry with this basketball hoop laundry hamper. Your girl will be able to practice her free throws and tidy up her room at the same time. This hoop can be mounted over any door, and makes for a fun way to store dirty laundry – so fun that she may not even realize she is doing chores as she uses it!
Personalized Basketball Sign
This wooden door sign is perfect for any basketball lover’s bedroom, to show their love of the sport from the moment you walk into the room. This adorable sign can be customized to include their name as well so that everyone who sees it knows who the basketball lover is in the house.
Basketball Self-Improvement Guide
Want to give a meaningful gift that will help your basketball-lover improve their performance in the game? This book is for you! This guide will help your young athlete to improve their basketball dribbling, passing, and shooting skills in as little as twenty-one days. It is sure to be a hit with any future star athlete!
Personalized Basketball Fleece Blanket
Any basketball lover’s bedroom is not complete without this personalized basketball throw blanket! This blanket can be custom printed with your athlete’s name or even the name of her team. Its soft fleece fabric comes in two sizes and will provide warmth and comfort for years to come.
Bear Plushie with Basketball
Rounding out the ultimate list of basketball gifts for girls is this adorable bear. This bear is super soft and cuddly with an adorable face you cannot help but love. It holds a small plush basketball in its hand, making it the perfect gift for both animal lovers and basketball lovers alike. This adorable bear can be customized with the name of the basketball-loving girl in your life, or even the name of her team so she can show team spirit!