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  • Can you save a slippery basketball?

  • Unfortunately, not all basketballs can be saved. New indoor leather basketballs can feel slippery, almost like plastic. And there’s only one way to develop a tacky grip — game play.

  • How do you fix the grip on a basketball?

  • Shoot, dribble and pass the ball as much as you can until the grip develops. Your favorite Wilson’s leather wears out over time, degrading to a slick, paper-bag feel. You can try to save the grip using spray adhesive. Or you can use duct tape on the entire ball, removing the tape to leave a sticky residue.

  • Do Wilson basketballs feel slippery?

  • But Wilson basketballs tend to feel slippery twice during their lifespan — in the beginning and at the very end. Unfortunately, not all basketballs can be saved. New indoor leather basketballs can feel slippery, almost like plastic. And there’s only one way to develop a tacky grip — game play.

  • How can I prevent slip and fall in basketball?

  • An effective approach is to create a safety checklist to use before every training session or game. In addition to ensuring backboards, nets and rims are sound and in operating condition, check the floors carefully for hazards to minimize slipperiness. Wet spots might not be easy to see, but they can cause serious slips and falls.