Women’s Basketball Gear Guide: Get the best to be the best

Basketball season is right around the corner. Months of workouts, pickup games, and shoot arounds are finally about to pay off when you step onto the court for the 2016-17 season. You’ve put in the work to be successful this year, and now it’s time to make it happen.

The best players need the best gear. Make sure this season is your best season with gear that allows you to look, feel, and play great.

Nike Hyperdunk 2016

Nike Hyperdunk

The Hyperdunk is one of the most trusted performance basketball shoes in recent years and for good reason. It provides the support you need on the court with technology that’s geared toward reaching your peak performance. A Zoom Air unit allows for low-profile responsiveness while Phylon foam cushions for a soft ride. Flywire cables integrate with the laces for a locked-down midfoot with comfortable support around the ankle. Take your game to the next level this season with the Hyperdunk.

Nike Kobe 11

Nike Kobe 11 Low 

You can’t go wrong with a shoe from one of the best players to ever play the game. Kobe Bryant may have moved on from playing the game, but his shoes are still geared toward performance basketball. The Nike Flyknit is stronger, lighter, and more flexible than ever before, providing maximum support and comfort during your quickest moves. The classic low-top look is also equipped with Lunarlon foam to deliver soft and responsive shock absorption, allowing your athleticism to really shine.  Choose from six Eastbay-exclusive Kobe 11 colorways!

Nike Elite Top

Nike Elite Top 

Hit the court with the ultimate tank top for basketball players. It comes with the classic Nike Swoosh, providing some signature style, but it’s also ready to maximize your performance. Made with Dri-FIT technology, the top helps keep you cool and dry even during your hardest workouts. The Nike Elite Top comes in five different colors, so you’ll be sure to find one that fits your style. Nike women’s basketball products have been the go-to gear for some of the best female players in the game, like Elena Delle Donne and Nneka Ogwumike. You’ll be practicing in the same clothes that some of the best players in the game use.

Nike Elite Shorts

Elite Shorts


The Nike Elite Shorts are geared toward athletic performance with a Dri-FIT fabric that will help you stay dry all day long. No matter what practices and workouts throw at you, the Nike Elite Shorts will keep you dry, comfortable, and moving forward.

Nike Elite Backpack


You’re busier than ever during the season. You’ll be running between school, practices, games, and the weight room constantly. The Nike Elite Backpack is perfect for helping you get around with all the gear you need to be successful on the court and in the classroom. Make sure you’re packed up and ready to go with everything you need day in and day out. The Nike Quad Zip System allows for easy access from all angles, so you can get what you need quickly, no matter what.

Nike Elite Versatility Socks

Versatility Socks

Elite athletes are always versatile. The Nike Elite Versatility Sock emphasizes comfort so that your versatility can shine. The classic look is one of the most popular on-court sock looks in the game, and the functionality holds up, too. Comfort and style make this sock a must-have – and with over 25 colors available, you’ll have plenty of options.

Under Armour Clutchfit Drive 3 and Under Armour Mid Sports Bra

UA Basketball

Always come up big in clutch situations with the Clutchfit Drive 3. Whether it’s game-winning shots or big-time defensive stops, the Clutchfit Drive 3 can help you get the job done. It’s engineered women’s fit includes heel padding, and it is designed specifically to support a more narrow foot structure. It’s lacing system provides a tight, locked-in fit, while also being comfortable. Charged Cushioning converts energy-absorbing impact into cushioned response, so you’re explosiveness can shine on the court.

Built for mid-impact support, this bra will keep you moving forward on the court, in practice, or in the weight room. HeatGear wicks sweat away to help keep you dry, and 4-way stretch allows for improved mobility. For more sports bra options, check out our guide here.

Wilson Evolution Basketball

Basketball Wilsons

The Wilson Evolution Basketball was created for premier performance with technologically advanced composite leather. The ball has a great feel and provides the perfect amount of grip while playing. It comes in the standard size and weight for women’s basketball, and will handle everything from practices to games.

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