Since 1876, the Spalding® brand has assured athletes around the globe that they are using the best sports equipment. As the world´s largest basketball equipment manufacturer, Spalding® offers superior product design, integrated product development and distribution to help all athletes achieve their best, regardless of the level competition.

Albert Goodwill Spalding - Basketball


From the beginning it was all about being first, being the best... being what others could only aspire to become.


Established by Boston Red Stockings pitcher Albert Goodwill Spalding in 1876, Spalding has long been a leader of innovation and quality in the sporting goods category.


From the development of the very first basketball to the latest in NEVERFLAT® technology, Spalding's tradition of innovation continues.


Currently is Spalding  No. 1 in Basketball industry.


In USA Spalding® is an official partner and equipment supplier of NBA®, WNBA®, NBA® D-League, NBA® All-Star Game and the yearly NCAA® Women´s and Men´s Final Four®. Additionally Spalding® is also an equipment supplier to numerous Colleges and High Schools.


In Europe Spalding® is an official basketball partner of the most European Top Leagues. Therefore, Spalding® decided to offer its professional Basketball Backstop units in cooperation with Sport Transfer GmbH as of 2012 also in Europe. Since then Spalding® has been appointed official partner and equipment supplier to numerous European Top Leagues and Teams. The professional Spalding® products for arenas and gymnasiums are tested by TÜV and approved by FIBA.

Since 2012, Sport Transfer GmbH has been the official Distributor for the Spalding® institutional Basketball equipment in Europe and also offers professional Handball and Volleyball equipment produced by Sport Transfer Poland located in Myslenice.


Sport Transfer GmbH is running its Sales Department, Customer Service and Spalding® European Warehouse in Zittau/Germany.