Basketball Player Equipment

Chapter 3.3

What equipment do the players need to wear in basketball to play the game? Get ready to learn about basketball equipment.


Basketball can played with very little equipment. That is why it has become one of the most popular sports to play in the world.

In this tutorial, we will learn about the equipment required to play basketball.

Player Equipment

According to the rules of the game, players must wear the following:

  • a jersey & numerals
  • pants or shorts

Optionally, a player can wear the following:

  • an undershirt
  • an arm compression sleeve
  • a headband or wristband

Game Equipment

Two (2) hoops, one for each team, and a basketball are required to play the game.

Rookie Road Basketball Basket Image

Playing Surface

The game of basketball can be played on a variety of playing surfaces:

  • concrete
  • wood
  • asphalt
  • dirt

Rookie Road Basketball Court Image

Any playing surface will work as long as the ball can bounce off the ground.

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