What size basketball should I buy my son/daughter?
Here are some basic guidelines:
Small kids Mini size 3 (22-22.5")
Kids under 7 Youth size 5 (27-28"
Girls 7 and older & Boys 7-12 Size 6 (28.5-29")
Boys 12 and older Size 7 (29.5-30")
How should I get my child into a league?
Check with your local recreation department or school to find a youth basketball program in your area. In addition, here are some suggestions of websites where you can find leagues:
What are the fundamental basketball skills that I should work on with my child?
Dribbling and ball handing