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Recommendations on portable basketball hoops

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Bob Cook, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    After having my old in-ground, rotting basketball hoop torn out, I am replacing it with a portable system. However, I am overwhelmed with choices for a new hoop. I'm look for something sturdy, but relatively painless to put together. At this point, I'll accept suggestions in any price range. Any suggetions? Thanks.
     
  2. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Curious, why not another in-ground? I'm really happy I went with in-ground at my house.
     
  3. OTD

    OTD Active Member

    Mine is something like this:

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    It's about 10 years old and it has held up pretty well. I filled the base with sand, but you can use water too, I think.

    I'd give you mine, but the shipping cost might be prohibitive.
     
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  4. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    We end up having family parties with some frequency, so we want something we can roll to another spot so the kids can play, and the usual court is filled with aunts and uncles.
     
  5. Machine Head

    Machine Head Well-Known Member

    I have a similar hoop. Mine is filled with a mix of water and antifreeze. It's about 15 years old and is going away after I drain the anti-freeze. Rusted badly and the time has come. The front rollers make it easy to move.

    My neighbor has an in-ground Goalrilla. Those are nice for a fixed hoop.
     
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  6. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

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