Basketball is one of America’s most loved sports, featuring a unique style. Players and lovers of the sport often celebrate their passion with tattoo art. The macho figures of basketball players and the sport itself inspire many tattoos. If you are looking for basketball tattoos, there are many gorgeous designs that showcase the joy and vigor of the sport. The gentle curves of the basketball, along with the orange hue, look vibrant in tattoos designs. You also find monochromatic designs showing the basketball with a meaningful text.
Tattoo art features different aspects of the sport. Be it the long strides of players, the leap upward with the ball, the logos of different basketball teams, tattoos showcase all these designs. You often find people with cool basketball tattoo art on their forearm. The muscular bulge of men’s arms looks sexy with colorful tattoos. Basketballs with wings or wearing a crown, or held in a pair of hands, look cool in upper arm tattoos. Silhouetted figures with basketballs create a stunning combination in black and orange. Realistic hues often give a life like look to tattoos. Shading used in the design, gives it a rich three-dimensional look. Here are some basketball tattoo ideas.
In this artistic monochromatic tattoo, a pair of hands lightly holds the basketball.
The neatly inked design shows a basketball team’s logo. The stylized text looks cool with the orange basketball.
Green leaves frame the basketball. A richly hued powerful face completes the design.
A dagger plunges through a basketball. Fresh blood spurts from the knife tip.
The red basketball has ‘Ballerz’ written on top. A cute and colorful wrist tattoo.
A grinning basketball is inked at the center of this funky tribal design tattoo.
The basketball rests on a wooden structure, in this artistic tattoo with a three-dimensional feel.
Two neatly inked wings frame the basketball. The top of the design has the text ‘Washington’.
In this shaded monochromatic tattoo, cursive font text frames the basketball. A neat forearm tattoo for a lover of the game.
A leafy branch curves along the forearm. A figure leaps up, holding a basketball.
A pair of hands and a basketball create this richly realistic upper back tattoo.
The negative spaces give a neat and stylish look to this basketball tattoo design.
A heavy Cross rips the top of the basketball. The text ‘Survive’ frames the bottom of the design.
Elegant fiery shapes frame the top of the basketball. A musical symbol overlaps the tattoo.
Check out this cool monochromatic design in which the basketball wears a crown.
A bloodied knife pierces through a basketball. The knife handle carries a text banner.
This realistically shaded colorful tattoo shows a graceful basketball player. The blue sports bands look cool with his chocolate complexion.
Dark brown and black patterns decorate the bulge of the arm. An orange basketball gives a fiery touch to the design.
The red and black hues look stunning in this tattoo with the text, ‘Prab Bains Memorial’.
The basketball is depicted with a crown, in this tattoo. Below, the decorative ‘King’ text enhances the rich style.
The softly shaded loop sits on top of the basketball. The shading gives a stony feel to the design.
Instead of the globe, Atlas is shown carrying a basketball. A powerful way to celebrate the sport.
The silhouetted figure reaches upward with an orange basketball in one hand. A stunning forearm tattoo.
The woman is shown holding a basketball suggestively, in this colorfully shaded tattoo.
A hand holds up a basketball. The legend says, ‘Love Basketball’, in the upper back monochromatic tattoo.
The orange hue of the basketball adds brightness to this pencil sketch style tattoo.
The bright orange, blue, and red give a vibrant feel to this upper arm design.
A shaded purple and black five pointed star holds the basketball. A neat design, celebrating basketball and luck.
A simple pattern of curves and lines creates this arty basketball tattoo. Stylish and effective.
Hands encase the blue glowing globe. The tattoo showing a magician is richly hued.
Fiery patterns add a stylish touch to this monochromatic basketball design. A smart forearm tattoo.
In this colorful tattoo, the basketball is caught within the net. Big red numbers frame the top of the design.
Check out the cute figure holding a basketball, in this tattoo. The man wears a costume with flowery patterns.