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Holiday shopping guide: 25 inexpensive gifts for that basketball lover in your life

Black Friday is all about sales and BreakingT has discounted everything site-wide! Get a WNBA t-shirt for that hoops fan in your life, before they’re gone! Also, check out these other inexpensive gift ideas for the basketball-inclined.

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This BreakingT shirt would make a great stocking stuffer for the women’s basketball fan, feminist or otherwise bad-ass human in your life. Lucky for you, it’s on sale for Black Friday!

It’s Black Friday! That day of the year when citizens, countrywide, fight through their Thanksgiving turkey malaise and head to stores in search of coveted material possessions to buy their loved ones for Christmas — on the cheap. For those who are too stuffed from the cornbread stuffing and other stuff — or just crowd-averse and not into the madness — a few clicks on a computer keyboard, or smartphone, can accomplish a lot. So, if you’re not sure what to buy that basketball-lover in your life, look no further.

25 gift ideas for that basketball lover in your life

1. is having a Black Friday sale! That means 15% off everything site-wide, using the following code at checkout: BFSAVE15. The “Bet on Women” BreakingT shirt is back in print, so it is once again available in all sizes (while supplies last).


And all other WNBA shirts are discounted to $15 — and even cheaper if you use this code BFSAVE15. These shirts will make great stocking stuffers!

Other stocking stuffers

2. Handcrafted, hand-painted, officially-licensed Angel McCoughtry or Cappie Pondexter bobblehead — $20 at BobbleheadBoss

For Louisville fans, the McCoughtry bobblehead is a win-win:


3. Artsy silver charm necklace — $21 on Etsy

4. Charm necklace with basketball, player’s name and jersey number — starting at $11 on Etsy

5. Slam Dunk Mad Libs — $4 on Amazon

Price Stern Sloan Publishers

Basketball books

For the grownups

6. Standing Tall: A memoir of tragedy and triumph by C. Vivian Stringer — $14 on Amazon

Stringer made history earlier this month by notching her one-thousandth career win as a head coach, being the first African American to reach that milestone.

7. Basketball: A love story by Jackie MacMullan — $19 on Amazon

8. In My Skin: My life on and off the basketball court by Brittney Griner — $11 on Amazon

9. The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll — $14 on Amazon

10. Hang Time: My life in basketball by Elgin Baylor — $18 on Amazon

11. Sum It Up: A thousand and ninety-eight victories, a couple of irrelevant losses, and a life in perspective by Pat Summitt & Sally Jenkins — $8 on Amazon

For the kiddos

12. Sports Illustrated’s Big Book of WHO: Basketball (edited) by Rob Fleder — $12 on Amazon

13. The Middle School Rules of Skylar Diggins by Sean Jensen — $13 on Amazon

14. Elle of the Ball by Elena Delle Donne — $12 on Amazon

(Other books in this Delle Donne series include Full-Court Press and Out of Bounds.)

Hoops things for the home

15. Basketball pillowcases, pillows, sheets, quilts and shams — starting at $12 at Crate & Barrel

16. Basketball-themed shot glasses — currently on sale for $10 at Cafe Press

1 oz. shot glass
Cafe Press

17. Basketball swooshing through a net throw pillow in gray and blue — $17 at Target

18. Basketball wall prints from Gnosis Collage Art — starting at $27 (for a set of 4) on Etsy

Gnosis Collage Art

(Sets of 6 and 12 are also available.)

19. Basketball bookends — $30 at Home Depot

20. Basketball court rug — $65 from Bed Bath & Beyond

21. Basketball imagery rug — $24 from Overstock

22. Basketball wall clock — $24 at Target

Hoops Apparel

23. WNBA official jerseys, hats and t-shirts (currently on sale using promo code WNBA25) — starting at $21 at the WNBA store

24. Merry Swishmas long-sleeved t-shirt by Green Turtle T-shirts — $17 on Etsy

Green Turtle T-shirts

(This one comes in a variety of colors.)

25. Santa dunking over Rudolph ugly Christmas sweater by Snowtorious — $30 on Etsy

Editor’s Note: This list does not offer any guarantees as to the quality or reliability of the products mentioned in this article. Furthermore, this article is not a paid endorsement. Swish Appeal is an affiliate of BreakingT, however, but does not have any relationship with any other company or vendor mentioned in this list.