Established by Boston Red Stockings pitcher A.G. Spalding in 1876, Spalding is synonymous with U.S. sporting goods, having created some of the most iconic basketballs of all time
performance rubber surface
depth grooves for improved grip
Basketball and streetwear have long been heavily intertwined, and Carhartt WIP gets together with Spalding this season to celebrate just that. Take this basketball — it’s covered in various earthy shades for a nod to the Detroit-based label’s aesthetic, then finished with co-branding embossed on either side.