R500 Adult Size 7 Basketball - BlackPuncture-proof and ultra grippy.



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₹ 799

Reduced price! R500 Adult Size 7 Basketball - BlackPuncture-proof and ultra grippy.

Made for playing basketball indoors or outdoors (size 7). Puncture-proof and great grip!
This size 7 basketball is one of a kind. It features our Magic Jam technology, which reduces air loss, while the panels feature a tyre-inspired pattern for exceptional grip.

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ball touchFoam rubber: air injected into the rubber for a soft feel
BounceInnovation:Magic Jam to strengthen weak areas and maintain air pressure.
Durability1.8 mm rubber cover for extreme durability
TractionTyre-tread textured rubber panels ensuring excellent ball grip.
Warranty2 Years
Technical Information

What makes the Tarmak R500 and its Magic Jam so special?
The Tarmak R500 basketball is one of a kind. Some balls are slippery, have terrible bounce and can't be repaired. We came up with a solution. Our ball features a reinforced cover and has a green gel on the inside made of microparticles of rubber which, when sucked up by air, fill in any punctures and strengthen worn areas. This prevents air leaking out so you can keep playing. We called this gel Magic Jam.
Is the R500 really puncture-proof?
The Tarmak R500 ball won't go flat for up to 10 punctures of 2 mm in diameter. If you find a hole, bounce the ball at least 10 times. This causes the Magic Jam to move around and fill in the hole before hardening on contact with air. If the ball loses too much pressure, simply re-inflate it (to 0.62 bar for ideal bounce).
What makes the R500 so grippy?
Having a good grip is essential in basketball. We turned to something else that depends on excellent grip for inspiration: tyres. The Tarmak R500 basketball was designed with a rubber cover that provides exceptional durability and grip. The sculpted panels draw inspiration from tyre tread and alternate with panels in a thick, basketball pebbling that also ensures excellent grip.
How much should you inflate your basketball?
A basketball that is overinflated or underinflated doesn't give you the best match experience. The recommended pressure is clearly marked on the ball by the manufacturer. Ideally, you should use a pump with a pressure gauge so that you can be more precise. At Tarmak, we recommend a pressure of 0.62 bar. Enjoy your match!
What ball should you use?
The ball size depends on the player's age and sex. Baby basketball: size 1 to 3. Girls and boys under 10: size 5. Girls aged 10 and up, women, and boys aged 10 to 12: size 6. Boys over 12 and men: size 7.If you want a very durable ball, go for a rubber ball. If you want a ball with a good feel, leather or synthetic are the right materials.
What height basket should you choose?
The official height of a basketball basket is 3.05m (rim height). If you want a basketball basket for your child, you need something that will grow with them. For younger kids there isn't an official height so you can choose whatever suits them best. Up to the age of 10, club baskets are set at 2.60m. After the age of 10, both girls and boys play with 3.05m baskets
Did you know that all TARMAK products are tested in the lab and in match conditions?
The design team behind the TARMAK products is based at Kipstadium in Northern France. It is constantly aiming to make basketball a more enjoyable experience. All Tarmak products have been tested in real-life situations by actual players for a number of weeks. These regular tests, along with customer feedback, help us develop our products. Lab tests are also carried out to check our products' various properties
Who designs the Tarmak basketball products?
Tarmak is a team of keen basketballers who develop products especially for playing basketball. The entire product range is designed to meet the needs of even the most demanding basketball players and to give you maximum enjoyment during training and matches.
What gear to get, how to train: explore our basketball tips!
Tarmak is here for anyone playing basketball, from beginners to regulars. Check out our tips for training, kitting yourself out, and playing alone or with friends.https://conseilsport.decathlon.fr/conseils/basketball-al_332
Information / Concept / Technology
Outer fabric : 100.0% Rubber - Synthetic Inside room : 100.0% Rubber - Synthetic Inner fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES)

Product test
Validation test of resistance: ball resists to a least 2500 shots against a steel backboard performed at 50 km/h.Durability test: the ball withstands up to 10 punctures with a 2 mm diameter.

Stockage tips
Store in a dry place.

Maintenance tips
Clean with water and a brush.



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Good for casual games
Used for 3 to 6 months
Very durable. Grip is a bit unusual and takes some getting used to. Bought it to play on a court nearby with a bad surface. Ok for casual playing but not for serious practice / drills.
Gel not effective
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Used for 1 week or less
We had the same product earlier, which my son lost, and our earlier experience was fantastic. However when we bought it this time, from the very beginning we are observing that the ball is of not the same quality as it is loosing pressure and we exchanged it, but it continues to pose same problem. We have high expectations but we are sorry to say that we are disappointed
Response of the brand
Hello Sir

Thank you very much for interest in Tarmak - Decathlon Basketball Brand. We are happy to know that you and your son had a fantastic sporting experience with the Tarmak R500.
But we also apologise for the inconvenience caused to you this time. Normally the ball 500 Tarmak is designed such that it resists at least to 2500 shots on a concrete slab at a speed of 50 km/ h. It is abnormal that it had a malfunction in such short duration of usage. But we aim at making Basketball accessible to all our Users Adults or Juniors and hence we request you to visit our nearest store for a quick exchange. It would be great if you can mail us some pictures on care.india@decathlon.com . We will forward it to our Product Team in order to make sure we deliver the best to you in future. 
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