10 Mother’s Day gifts for the NBA fan

Surprise mom with a Mother's Day gift that celebrates her favorite NBA team. There are plenty of great choices since manufacturers are offering more stylish fan gear especially for women.

So, skip the flowers this year and try one of these fun gifts for basketball fans.


Mom can show her team spirit in style with a pendant in silver or gold. Joyjewelers.com has a selection of sterling silver and gold pendants starting at $31.97. Remember to add a matching a chain.

Garden Gnome

Buy a little basketball gnome for her to use as a decoration indoors or outside. The Forever Collectibles NBA gnomes sell for approximately $26 at Amazon.com.

Travel Tumbler

A basketball travel tumbler is a fantastic way for her to tote her favorite drink during her morning commute. Sportsfanfare.com has tumblers priced from $24.99 to $27.99.

Bar Stools

Sure, bar stools look great in a game room or garage, but they can also make a fun addition to mom's kitchen. These NBA bar stools range in price from $79.99 to $139.99 at sportsauthority.com.


Help mom stay on time in style. The Gametime Heart Series watch at jcp.com has the look of a charm bracelet and sells for $69.99.

Throw Blanket

This Mother's Day, leave mom feeling warm and fuzzy with a soft blanket. Walmart.com has a limited selection of NBA throw blankets for $19 each.

Phone Case

Protect mom's phone so you can stay in touch. Footballfanatics.com has a selection of iPhone cases for $29.95 each.

Door Mat

Mom can use a basketball doormat to let everyone know which team she loves. The versatile mat is suitable for indoor and outdoor use. NBA door mats start at $24.99 at fansedge.com

V-neck Shirt

Fangear comes in a variety of styles beyond the traditional jerseys. Try a fashionable v-neck shirt with a small logo for $29.99 at nbastore.com. The selection also includes tees, tank tops, fitted jerseys, and shirts with Swarovski crystals.

Candy Jar

Sportsfanoutlet.com has 31-ounce glass candy jars with NBA team logos for $15.99. Feed mom's sweet tooth by adding a bag of her favorite candy.

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Updated Wednesday, May 4, 2011