From the beginning it was all about being first, being the best. Established by A.G. Spalding in 1876, Spalding has long been a leader of innovation and quality in the sporting goods category and it's tradition of innovation continues.
A Division of Russell Brands, LLC, Spalding is the largest basketball equipment supplier in the world. Spalding is the official basketball and backboard of the National Basketball Association NBA®, Women's National Basketball Association WNBA® and NBA Development League. Spalding is also the official backstop of the National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA®. Spalding is proud to provide equipment for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game™ and the 2016 NCAA® Men's and Women's Final Four® Games.