Basketball Hoop

With summer just around the corner, or maybe it’s already here for you, the kids are out in the yard and enjoying the sun. If your kid is a basketball fan or if you like to shoot around, you might be looking for the best basketball hoop out there. Whether you are looking for a basketball hoop that will save you money or the best on the market, there are options out there for you. You might not need the pole connected to the hoop or you might need something to stick in the driveway. Whatever you need, you will be able to find it and we are going to review five of our favorite basketball hoops.

Check out our list below. We know there are more options out there but these basketball hoops have some of the best ratings on the market.


Silverback 54” In-Ground Basketball System with Tempered Glass Backboard

The Silverback SB54 is top notch when it comes to basketball hoops that go in-ground. This basketball hoop has a powder coated steel pole, a tempered glass backboard and offers the performance of a gymnasium style goal. This basketball hoop won’t be going anywhere with it’s revolutionary system of anchor bolt mounting that will allow the user the option to unbolt the hoop and move it if you just changing the location or moving homes. This model uses a crank actuator to regulate the hoop from regulation height in the NCAA and NBA (10 feet), to a height that is safety approved (7.5 feet). This model comes stock with a break away rim that will flex under the pressure of slamming dunking the basketball and a pad for protection if you are just laying it up. The SB54 is backed by a limited warranty of 5 years. This hoop will be the last one you will need for many years.

SB54 Featured List

– 5-year limited warranty
– Breakaway rim like the pros
– Reinforced backboard and tempered glass
– Adjustable height actuator
– Anchor system for concrete
– Powder coated steel pole
– Includes backboard and pole pad

Basketball Hoop Specifications:

Backboard Dimensions: 54” W x 33” H
Glass: 5/16” thick
Full Goal Height Dimensions: 147” Tall (top of backboard at 10’)
Rim Height Adjustability: 7.5’ to 10’ (in 6” increments)
Shipping Weight: 198 lbs
Overhang Underneath Goal: 2.5’ (Distance from Backboard to the pole)
Pole Size: 4” x 4”
Rim: Pro-style flex rim Medium-weight,
Coating: Powder-coating

Spalding Pro Slam Portable NBA 54″ Angled Pole Backboard Basketball System

Whether you’re playing a pickup game or that friendly game of HORSE, the Spalding NBA Angled Pole Basketball System is the answer for all of your needs. This backboard is 54” is built from a weather resistant and sturdy polycarbonate material. Because of these reasons, this basketball hoop will hold up against the elements and wear-and-tear. The height of this rim can be adjusted from 10 feet down to 7.5 so you can get the right height for whoever wants to play. From adults to kids, the Spalding Pro Slam is great. It’s got a steel pole and a 34 gallon base do make this basketball hoop sturdy, and yet you can move it if you need to. With the strong base, whether you are dunking, laying it up, or going strong to the rim, this basketball hoop will stay in place and work great for you.

Basketball Hoop Specifications:

– Constructed of a polycarbonate backboard material
– Comes with a one-year warranty
– 54″ portable basketball hoop is adjustable from 7.5-feet to 10-feet
– Angled pole design allows for more play under the basket
– 34-gallon base and steel pole construction are durable, strong and steady

Best Choice Products Portable Kids Junior Height-Adjustable Basketball Hoop Stand Backboard System W/Wheels

If you are looking for a great basketball rim at an affordable price for the kids, the Best Choice Junior basketball hoop is your answer. It is height-adjustable which ensures that all ages can enjoy the game. It is also built with heavey duty steel, all weather nylon net and a polyethylene panel that will allow this basketball hoop to be played all year long and withstand whatever weather is present. Just fill the base with water and you’ve got yourself a great basketball hoop for the kids that won’t break the bank.

Basketball Hoop Specifications:

– 29“(L) x 22“(W) x 76.5”-97.5“(H) – Overall Dimensions
– 16” – Diameter Hoop
– 18“(L) x 28“(W) – Backboard Dimensions
– Weight: 17.6 pounds
– Multicolor; Material: Nylon, Steel, PE
– Has instructions for small amount of assembly

Lifetime Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System

The Lifetime Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System with a 44 inch backboard is a great option for any kid or adult. The backboard is made to be extremely strong by being made with high density polyethylene. The telescoping system allows you to adjust the height in 6 inch increments for players of all ages and sizes. It’s got a three piece pole that will attach to a heavy and sturdy 27 gallon base. It will stay in place with either sand or water so when you throw down that dunk, it won’t go anywhere. This system has a 5 year manufacturer warranty so you can feel comfortable with your choice.

Basketball Hoop Specifications:

– Telescoping Adjustment
– Impact Backboard
– Fade-Resistant Graphics
– Heavy-Duty Portable Base
– 3-Piece Powder-Coated Steel Round Pole
– Classic Rim
– All-Weather Net
– 5-Year Limited Warranty

Silverback NXT Portable Basketball Hoop

The Silverback NXT is all about making headways in the basketball hoop industry. It offers strategic engineering and advanced technology which allows for improved rebounds, extreme stability, faster assembly, durability, strength and ease of transportation. When you compare the features of the NXT to other portable basketball hoops on the market, you are going to notice a difference in the quality. The Stabili-Frame technology of the NXT is next level and allows for increased playability and superior stability for the safety of you and your family. The slanted pole design is made to distribute even weight across the whole base of the hoop. Unlike many of the competitors, the post will connect to a frame made of steel under the base which creates a much more durable and sturdy basketball hoop. The weighted ballast wheels and the shape of the base generate an ideal center of gravity which will almost guarantee an upright pole.

Basketball Hoop Specifications:

– Ultimate stability and strength with Stabili-Frame steel-on-steel connection between steel chassis and main pole
– Better rebound with Infinity Edge Backboard that will fold back for a more rigid effect
– Easily move the goal with ErgoMove wheel-barrow design for an easy lift-and-roll action
– Ultra-fast assembly in 90-minutes or less with Quick-Play design and preassembled parts
– 54” W x 33” H backboard with 7.5’ to 10’ height adjustability and 30” overhang under the goal