Top Basketball Gift Ideas for Fans of the NBA

nba-fantasy-video-game-2k-13Since 1949 the NBA has organised the national basketball competition in the USA. It includes one Canadian team (the Toronto Raptors), so it’s truly pan-north-american. The NBA is the most prestigious basketball competition for men in the world and one of the four major North American professional sports leagues. The prestigue of the NBA is illustrated by the fact that the players are among the world’s best paid basketball players in the world. 

Currently the most popular and best players are Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Stephen Curry. When it comes to teams you’ll be familiar with the Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks, Brookly Nets, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, Memphis Grizzlies, Philadelphia 76ers, New Orleans Pelicans, Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs from Atlantic and South West. 

In Central you find the Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers and Milwaukee Bucks. The Denver Nuggets play Northwest along the Minnesota Timberwolves, Portlant Trail Blazers, Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz. 

The Atlanta Hawks play Southeast as do the Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic and Washington Wizards.

The Golden State Warriors play Pacific against Los Angelos Clippers, Los Angelos Lakers, Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings. 

Gift ideas for NBA fans include video games, apparel, cups etc:

NBA 2K13 Video Game

With this game you can select teams from real NBA rosters and customize players to create fantasy basketball games and see what happens. 
As you compete in tournaments, and play through regular seasons you will learn more about your favorite sport. You can even use classic teams to reenact historically significant matchups. 

Available for Nintendo, Playstation, Xbox, Sony PSP, Windows PC and Nintendo Wii U.


basketball cards 

Collecting basketball cards is an ancient practice and the result is that there is about a century of old cards to draw from. They make a great gift  for any basketball fan, old or young. 


NBA Shirt 

A Shirt or Jersey with your favorite NBA team on it is going to really do well on the field and with your buddies. Show some team pride! 


NBA Snapback / Hat 

The snapback is probably THE baseball symbol worldwide. These cool hats are great for playing in the sun, but also just for hanging out. Especially if they have your favorite team mascot on there. 


NBA Mascot Gifts 

Team mascots make great gifts. Whether it’s a mascot toy, a hat or a basketball that turns into a cuddly toy… It’s all cute yet manly and cool. 


 SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop

Many men like to play basketball, even at the office. Whether this is meant for the garage, the office or even in a student dormitory, your basketball fan will be able to relax throwing a couple of balls around in between trying to be productive. 


 NBA themed keychain

Keychains always make great stocking stuffers. Themed keychains are always fun and make for a thoughtful gift. 


Funko POP NBA Lebron James Vinyl Figure  

Lebron James fans will love this Funko doll. 


NBA themed Garden Gnome 

When I think of garden decorations, I don’t think about NBA themed garden gnomes. However, they exist and will make a fun addition to your home. 

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