Basketball Nets and Backboards
Whether it’s a gift for yourself, friend or loved one, everyone enjoys shooting hoops. Emulating basketball heroes such as Michael Jordan or LeBron James takes practice. With a basketball net and backboard, you’ll be able to practice your free throw, hook shot and slam dunk in the comfort of your own home or garden.
No matter if you’re looking to buy a net on its own, just a backboard or a set, you’ll find hundreds of options available. Choose from child-friendly sizes, through to larger recreational and professional styles for adults. Browse basketball equipment from leading sporting brands like Dunlop, Reebok Jump Star, plus popular kid’s brands such as King and Coolbitz.
Full sized models perfect serious players are perfect for adults and experienced players. Featuring a sturdy base with wheels, this net and backboard set is easy to move around.
The first thing to consider is the location where you intend to place the net and backboard. Your options will be between a wall mounted net or free-standing unit with or without wheels. The majority of freestanding nets coming with adjustable poles, so the height of the basket can be changed.
If you’re limited for space or don’t have a flat surface to position a free-standing unit, a wall mount may be preferable. Adjustable sets allow you to change the height of the net, giving you a customisable playing experience and ensuring people of all ages and experience can enjoy a game.
If you’re buying a basketball net and backboard for a child or beginner you’ll want the backboard to be made from either graphite or polythene. If you’d like to make it a little harder to score, opt for a polycarbonate backboard.
The size of backboard you go for will also change depending on whether you’re looking for a child’s or adult’s product. Sizes of backboards range from 40-72 inches, giving more options depending on your level of play.