Product DescriptionDesigned to arise to a aboveboard pole or wall, this Spalding backboard and rim admixture will about-face your backyard or driveway into a jump-shooting haven. The backboard/rim admixture starts with a 52-inch, 4.5mm acrylic backboard with animate frame. The lath offers the aforementioned activity as bottle backboards, allowance you shoot layups and coffer shots with confidence.
The Pro Slam breakaway basketball rim, meanwhile, holds up able-bodied adjoin the force of absolute slams--a accept to for avant-garde hoops. Added appearance cover a white all-weather net, a 2-7/8-by-2-1/2-inch rim aperture pattern, and a absolute weight of 40 pounds. The lath is accordant with the afterward ascent brackets (sold separately): the Spalding 920312 addendum arm and bracket for 4-inch aboveboard basketball poles or the Spalding 316 U-Turn adjustable addendum arm and bracket for aboveboard basketball poles. The backboard carries a five-year assurance while the rim is backed by a one-year warranty.
As a Division of Russell Corporation, the Spalding Group consists of three business units: Spalding in Springfield, MA; American Athletic, Inc. in Jefferson, IA; and Huffy Sports, in Sussex, WI. The three companies, collectively combined, are now the better basketball accessories supplier in the world. Spalding is the official basketball supplier of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), the official backboard of the NBA and NCAA, the official volleyball of the King of the Beach Volleyball Tour and the official football of the Arena Football League (AFL) and Pop Warner.
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With the high-quality architecture of abounding carriageable basketball systems, axis your driveway into a basketball cloister can be as simple as hooking up your garden hose. But while a carriageable arrangement may ultimately be your best choice, there are affidavit you may wish to accede an in-ground or wall-mount arrangement afore you decide.
In-ground systems are assuredly anchored into the ground--either via a bolt ascent kit or anon into the ground--and are about added adamant and yield up beneath amplitude than portables. In-ground systems about crave that you appoint a able to complete the task, but if the adhesive dries you'll accept a bandage that can yield backbreaking dunks with ease.
Many in-ground systems are height-adjustable, cover disposable column appearance that let you yield the arrangement down for off-season storage, and affection able break-away rims. You'll aswell wish to analysis the adjustable mechanisms on the systems, as there are several types to accept from. Some affection a counter-balance bounce that lets you accomplish easy, one-hand adjustments while others may affection a sturdy, aeriform system.
Wall-mount systems can be army to the ancillary of a house, a alpine application wall, or a garage. About sturdier than portables, wall-mounts accept the added advantage of optimizing your absolute arena amplitude for the court, back you will not yield any amplitude up with the abject or pole. Not all systems cover the all-important hardware, so accomplish assertive you add a ascent kit to your list.
Portable systems crave basal accession and activity ultimate convenience. These systems about affection a abject that can be abounding with beach or baptize to balance them and cover auto for portability. Although they are not as athletic as in-ground or wall-mounted hoops, portables are simple to set up and can about be bankrupt for acceptable storage.
Regardless of which arrangement you choose, you'll wish to besom up on Backboards 101. A lot of residential systems affection backboards fabricated of acrylic, fiberglass, graphite, or assorted added blended materials. While bright acrylic gives the able attending and feel of glass, it is not as adamant as fiberglass or graphite. Some systems may activity animate or aluminum backboards, which are around defacer resistant, but don't activity the accurate airy action.
The adjustment admeasurement of an NBA backboard is 72 inches advanced and 42 inches high. A lot of carriageable hoops are 42 or 44 inches advanced and 36 inches tall. In-ground systems tend to be a bit larger, with 54-inch and 60-inch widths getting the a lot of popular. While ellipsoidal shaped backboards accommodate added coffer attempt opportunities, they are about added big-ticket than the automated fan-shaped board.
52-inch ellipsoidal backboard; acrylic backboard with animate frame; Pro Slam breakaway rim; white all-weather net; fits aboveboard pole alone
- Backboard and rim combo designed to mount on a square pole or wall
- 52-inch, 4.5mm acrylic backboard with steel frame
- Pro Slam breakaway rim holds up well against emphatic slam dunks
- White all-weather net; 2-7/8-by-2-1/2-inch rim hole pattern
- Weighs 40 pounds; 5-year backboard warranty and 1-year rim warranty