DIY Basketball Gift Basket Ideas

Homemade DIY Gift Basket Ideas for People Who Love to Basketball!

If you’re planning to make your own DIY basketball gift basket for a friend or family member who can’t get enough of the sport, you’re making a great decision! Being able to theme a gift based on something your gift recipient loves to do is not only thoughtful, it’s also something they will remember for a long time to come.

Basketball Gift Basket Ideas

Creating a DIY basketball-themed gift basket is actually pretty easy, as long as you have a general idea of what to include. There are lots of cool basketball related gift items for men, women, boys, and girls, that are affordable and will fit very nicely within the confines of a gift basket. Choosing among the thousands of options however, can be a challenge.

If you’re having trouble coming up with ideas on what to include in your gift basket, don’t stress. That’s why we’re here! We’ve put together a great a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to build your own unique DIY basketball gift basket. We’ve included highly-rated selections at various price ranges to allow you to accommodate your budget, while still allowing you to create a fun and useful gift basket your gift recipient will love! Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are only presenting you with a few ideas for items that would make a great addition to your basketball gift basket theme! You can also find many of these items at your local retailers. Just make sure they are small enough to fit in your gift basket.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your DIY gift basket for anyone who loves basketball. Just select one or more items from each category and add a few of your own unique touches. Within minutes, you’ll have everything you need to create a super fun and unique DIY basketball themed gift basket. Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme. We’ve also added a selection of basketballs which won’t likely fit in your basket, but would make a nice side item gift for this theme.

DIY basketball gift baskets make great gifts for birthdays, Father’s Day, Christmas, best friends, and more! Be sure to check out our ideas for DIY Football Gift Baskets!

Let's Start Creating Your DIY Basketball Gift Basket!

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Begin by Picking Out a Few Great Basketball Books

Here are a few great ideas to get you started...

Shoot Your Shot: A Sport-Inspired Guide To Living Your Best Life Paperback

The Mamba Mentality: How I Play Hardcover

Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA Champion Paperback

Think Like a Warrior: The Five Inner Beliefs That Make You Unstoppable (Sports for the Soul) Paperback

The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy Paperback

Stephen Curry: The Inspirational Story of One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time! (NBA Legends) Paperback

Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Basketball Paperback

Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever

Now Let's Add Some Mugs and Tumblers

Give your basketball fan something to drink from...

MAX’IS Creations The Mug With A Hoop 16 oz Basketball Mug/Cup/Bowl

Gatorade Gx Hydration System, Non-Slip Gx Squeeze Bottles Or Gx Sports Drink Concentrate Pods

Thermoflask Double Stainless Steel Insulated Water Bottle with Two Lids, 24 Ounce, Plum

Joyclub 30oz Tumbler Stainless Steel Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Tumbler Cup Travel Mug with Lid, Straw and Cleaning Brush for Cold and Hot Drinks

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid – Stainless Steel Reusable Water Bottle – Vacuum Insulated

Hydro Flask 24 oz Standard Mouth Water Bottle with Flex Cap or Flex Straw

Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Bottle with Flex Cap

3dRose Basketball Woosh Ball in Net Vector Illustration Sports Design Two Tone Mug, 1 Count (Pack of 1), Blue/White

Give Your Basketball Fan Something Fun to Wear

Here are a few popular ideas to consider for your basketball-themed gift basket...

Basketball Lover Heartbeat Vintage Retro Basketball Player T-Shirt

Love Basketball Team Fan Gift T-Shirt

Basketball Woven Mid-Calf Socks | Classic Basketball | Multiple Colors

Men’s Famous Classic Basketball T-Shirt

Nike 6-pk. Performance Cotton Crew Socks Size 8-12

Nike Swoosh Headband

Ultra Game NBA Men’s Active Knit Basketball Training Shorts

adidas Men’s Adilette Shower Slide

Disney Mickey Mouse Basketball T-Shirt

Eat. Sleep. Basketball. Adult T-Shirt | Basketball Tees by ChalkTalk Sports | Multiple Colors | Youth and Adult Sizes

PUMA Girls’ Active Short

Eat Sleep Basketball Repeat Player Funny Cool Lover T-Shirt

Let's Top Off Your Basketball Gift Basket With More Fun Stuff!

Adding a couple of these fun basketball-related items will really show that you put some thought into this gift. Here are a few ideas...

Sof Sole Sneaker Balls Shoe, Gym Bag, and Locker Deodorizer, 1 Pair

Franklin Sports Over The Door Basketball Hoop – Slam Dunk Approved – Shatter Resistant – Accessories Included

Susook Boys Stainless Steel Necklace

Zobmondo!! GoHoops Basketball Dice Game, Play Basketball Anywhere with Fun, Portable Custom Dice Set for Adults and Kids Ages 6+

Basketball Bracelet- Charm Bracelet- Basketball Jewelry – Perfect Basketball Gift

Basketball Bracelet- Blue and Silver Charm Bracelet- Basketball Jewelry – Basketball Gift

PONCTUEL ESCARGOT Women’s Alloy Minimalist Hollow Basketball Pendant Necklace

MONOPOLY: Space Jam A New Legacy Edition Family Board Game, Strategy Game, Kids Ages 8 and Up, Lebron James Space Jam Game, Shoot Hoops

Sportybella Basketball Necklace, Basketball She Believed She Could So She Did Jewelry

Personalized Custom Basketball Fleece and Sherpa Throw Blanket for Kids Youth Basket Ball Indoor Outdoor Blankets

Electronic Retro Sports Game Assortment: Basketball Electronic Games

50PCS Basketball Stickers, Vinyl Waterproof

Throw in a Basketball on the Side!

Add a basketball alongside your diy basketball gift basket and you’ll have put together an incredible gift!

Engraved Outdoor Basketball Gifts, Custom 29.5″ Basketball

WILSON NCAA Indoor/Outdoor Basketballs – 29.5″, 28.5″, 27.5″

Spalding Street Outdoor Basketball

GlowCity Glow in The Dark Basketball – Light Up, Indoor or Outdoor Basketballs with 2 LED Lights and Pre-Installed Batteries

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.