How to choose a basketball hoop
When it comes to shooting hoops, you have options. Let us walk you through what they are to help you find what’s right for you and your basketball needs.
Where are you going to be using it?
Before you start looking at all the basketball hoop options that are available, you should consider how much space you have and if you have something to attach it to. You’ll also need to decide if you want the height to be adjustable.
Figuring out these basic questions will help you choose the best basketball hoop based on your intended use.
Combo Hoop System
Combo hoop systems include backboard, rim and net. Mounting kits may be purchased separately if not included. Combo systems can be secured to an existing system, pole, wall or roof for space optimization and sturdiness. Unfortunately, the height of a combo system cannot be adjusted once mounted.
Ideal for competitive play, acrylic backboards offer better rebound of the ball.
Ideal for recreational play, polycarbonate backboards are durable; though do not provide rebound bounce like acrylic backboards.
The height of the hoop system can be adjusted to any height between 7.5 feet and 10 feet.
The height of the hoop system can be adjusted by the predetermined increments of 4 to 6 inches.