Basketball World Records

Basketball world records are where players dribble, shoot, spin and dunk their way to glory, often with an added element of difficulty. (Try juggling three basketballs while balancing a fourth on your forehead and you'll get the idea.) These records don't all require varsity-level experience, though - for a less challenging task, try beating the record for Most Images of Charles Barkley on a Cookie or Most Three-Pointers Missed By Five People In One Minute.

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341 Records Found

Longest Time For A 9-Year-Old To Hold One Basketball In Each Hand

05:42 United States

Nine-year-old Jack Thompson held a basketball in each of his hands for four minutes, 0.16 seconds.

Most One-Armed Hindu Push-Ups On A Basketball

08:51 United States

Alicia Weber completed 30 Hindu push-ups on a basketball using only one arm.

Farthest Behind-The-Back Basketball Shot

00:54 United States

Colten M. made a successful behind-the-back basketball shot from 24 feet away.

Longest Time To Balance A Basketball On Top of Another Basketball Using One Hand

03:21 United States

Brian Pankey balanced a basketball on top of another basketball using only one hand for two minutes, 54.56 seconds.

Largest Collection Of Michael Jordan Basketball Cards

09:15 United States

Ernesto Diaz has 900 Michael Jordan basketball cards in his collection.

Longest Time Spinning A Basketball On One Finger While Hula Hooping

11:25 United States

Pete Moyer spun a basketball using one finger for 10 minutes, 24.65 seconds while hula hooping. He set the record to celebrate his 20th birthday. Pete invited the public to come watch him set a world record live at Fusion Fitness in Hillsboro, Illinois.

Most Basketball Bounces In 30 Seconds While Performing A Spider Drill By An 11-Year-Old

00:41 United States

Jake S. completed 145 consecutive bounces of a basketball in 30 seconds while performing a spider drill. He is 11 years old.

Most Consecutive Catches With Five Balls While Spinning A Basketball On A Mouthstick Held In Mouth

00:38 United States

Brian Pankey completed 80 consecutive catches juggling five balls while spinning a basketball on a mouthstick held in his mouth.

Most Continuous Shots Made While Juggling Three Basketballs

00:43 United States

Whit J. made 15 continuous shots while juggling three basketballs.

Most Consecutive Table Tennis Ball Bounces On A Basketball

04:14 Georgia

Mamuka Kucia completed 553 consecutive table tennis ball bounces on a table tennis ball.

Most Basketball Bounces In 30 Seconds While Petting A Dog

00:29 Belgium

Delphine Boone bounced a basketball 115 times in 30 seconds while petting her dog.

Most Over-The-Head, Behind-The-Back Basketball Shots Made In A Row

01:41 United States

Garrett made 10 consecutive over-the-head, behind-the-back basketball shots in a row.

Most Charlier Cuts While Spinning Basketball On Finger

00:40 United States

Brian Pankey completed 26 Charlier cutswhile spinning a basketball on a finger in his other hand.

Longest Time Spinning Basketball On One Finger

00:33 United States

Anthony spun a basketball on one finger for 40 minutes, 12.00 seconds.

Most Successful Three-Point Shots Made In One Minute

01:22 United States

Steve Nash made 16 successful three-point shots in one minute.

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