Built for fun. Built to last. With your own Lifetime basketball board, you can work on your skills anytime, all the time, right in the convenience of your own yard. This Lifetime basketball board comes with a 50 in. shatter proof playing surface that is virtually unbreakable and a solid steel Slam-It® rim with double-compression springs for spring-back action. This Lifetime basketball board is
made of UV-protected, weather-resistant materials to withstand outdoor elements and prevent rusting, cracking, peeling, and yellowing. The shatter proof backboard is constructed of Makrolon® polycarbonate, which is many times stronger than acrylic. Use our Backboard Mounting Kit to mount backboard and rim to a wall, roof, or existing 3.5 inch pole (mounting kit sold separately). For adjustable height, use our Quick Adjust® Conversion Kit to mount it to a wall or a 3.5 in. pole (conversion kit sold separately) . If replacing an existing backboard, please call our Customer Service to verify compatability. Made in the USA from US and imported parts. Covered by a 5 yr. limited factory warranty in US and Canada. Includes all-weather net.
Mounting kit is not included and must be ordered seperately, please see model 9594.
For more information about assembly, read the Owner's Manual Sample.
5-Year Limited Warranty
Mounting Brackets Sold Separately
Slam-It Pro® Rim
Steel-Framed Shatterproof Backboard
All-Weather Net Weight
Assembly & Manuals
50 in. Steel-Framed Shatterproof , Slam-It Pro Rim Combo is rated out of 5 by 19.
Rated 4 out of 5
from As Advertised A couple things:1. The old and new materials fit together perfectly.2. Materials have improved. When I first pulled the backboard out of the box, it seemed quite flimsy. It shores up once its installed and anchored to the backboard and sounds solid enough when the ball bounces off of it.3. Delivery time was very short, just a couple days. I had mentioned it was for my son's b-day a few days away and I got the impression they rushed the order. I appreciated the fast service.4. Honestly, the hardest part of the installation was disconnecting the 15-year old rusted bolts. Definitely a DIY if your mechanically inclined.5. I refrain from giving 5 stars when ultimate performance is a product of how long something lasts. So far, so good.Overall, pleased with the service and the product.
Date published: 2013-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5
from Nice replacement backboard easy to install Neighborhood kid broke the old backboard with a rock so I ordered new replacement backboard. Backboard was easy to put up in a couple hours.
Date published: 2013-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5
from Excellent Backstop Installed this on a large driveway garage / shed for a customer. We used the Lifestime mount - what a great result. The children absolutely love it - it looks and performs just like a professional model!
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5
from Solid, well made Searching online at Lifetime I was encouraged to 'call' to verify that it would fit my existing portable goal, as a replacement backboard. Called, chatted, emailed photos of the base and height adjustment, etc. Mandee was very helpful and prompt with a thumbs up. It is tricky to install just because it is big, slightly awkward. All the right pieces and parts. Solid backboard.
Date published: 2014-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5
by Momof3teenage boys
from Great so far! We just installed the new backboard last weekend and so far so good! Our last backboard broke after 9 years so we needed to replace it. Getting the old "hardware" off the mounting system was a bit of a challenge because of the age of the system. Word of advice...if you are replacing a backboard take pictures of how the current one is assembled. The directions are a bit difficult to follow but having pictures helped out tremendously!
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 4 out of 5
from Nice hoop for kids I ordered this backboard on-line to replace the shatterproof backboard that we had that, ironically, had cracked in half when my 7 year old son through the ball hard at the hoop. Installing the rim to the backboard was simple with the exception of the fact that the "axle" as they call it for the rim was too short, a trip to Lowes to buy a 6 inch bold took care of that. The mount assembly was also easy to install until I went to hang it on the pole. Yep, we had a 7 year old square pole and the mounting system only was compatible with a round pole. After 3 weeks and visits to about 7 hardware and automotive supply stores looking for 4 inch square U-bolts, I found somebody that could fabricate the U-bolts for me. Once I had the U-bolts, I was able to hang the backboard and mount assembly in 5 minutes by myself with my wife securing the 4 lock nuts on the U-Bolts. My 4 kids and several of the neighborhood kids (all under 10 years old) have countless hours of fun. I do know that when the kids get in their teen years, I will have to upgrade this hoop.*Advice-If you retrofit this hoop to a square pole, get the U-Bolts before you ever bother to open the mounting system box or the backboard box. It was very frustrating and the Customer Service team at Lifetime didn't seem to understand why it would make sense that the company provided the option for square u-bolts vs only round U-bolts. Overall, I would do it again vs purchasing an entire system.
Date published: 2014-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5
from Great backboard and customer service I bought this backboard to replace an old one that my grandkids use and it is an excellent choice. I was also very impressed by Lifetime's customer service. I purchased the backboard from Amazon and one end of the box was untaped when it arrived. It seemed to be short on parts, so I call Customer Service, told them what was in the box, and they immediately identified what was missing. They promptly shipped the missing parts!
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 3 out of 5
from Good product, but not the one I thought I would receive I'm a fan of my hoop and was very excited to receive it. The quality of the product is fine. I was disappointed that the color was different that the one I picked out and ordered from their site. The model number has two colors... and while I ordered the plain white one... the one with the black outlines was shipped to me. It wasn't the look I wanted but I also did not feel like going through the return process.
Date published: 2017-08-25
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Does this backboard come with top support bars and can this be mounted to a pole?
Our backboard and rim combo kits do not include supports to mount them to a pole. You would have to purchase one of our mounting kits separately in order to mount the Combo kit to a pole. The two mounting kits that we offer are models 9594 and 1044.
Date published: 2017-05-16
I purchased a lifetime basketball backboard and 3.5 pole kit about 5yrs ago. The acrylic backboard came loose around the frame and the wind shattered it. I'm looking to replace the backboard and wondered if any of the backboards would mount on my existing
All Lifetime combo kits would be compatible with a Lifetime Mounting kit. If you have any further questions on backboards or would like assistance with finding a replacement you can contact our customer service team at 800-225-3865 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Customer service hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (MT).
Date published: 2017-02-17
does your backboard 79910 fit your adjustable mounting unit 1044? Thanks!
Yes, that model of combo kit will be compatible with mounting kit 1044.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Do you install or replace backboards?
We do have replacement backboards that can be purchased through our customer service team. Our customer service team can be reached at 800-225-3865. Customer service hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (MT).
Date published: 2017-01-19
Do you have a backboard with a thicker plastic material? I just purchased your adjustable backboard hardware but backed off from buying your backboard when I saw it at Dick's Sporting Goods. It was so thin (3mm) I won't buy it. Way to flimsy
3mm is the thickest we offer - we do offer a 4.75 mm EM5® Acrylic Backboard
Date published: 2014-05-21
how do you plumb this backboard
You'll need a mounting kit. Either 9594 or 1044 will work for that system.
Date published: 2014-06-03
I am looking at replacing my #73729 rim and backboard installed at a beach house about 4 years ago that has rusted out. Could you let me know whether the #73729 or the #90010 would be more durable and rust resistant?
The only difference between the two models that you are asking about is the style of rim that comes with the unit. Model 73729 comes with our Slam-It Pro style of rim while model 90010 comes with the Slam-It style of rim. Both units are going to be the rated the same in durability and we do powder coat the metal parts to try and prevent rusting from happening.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Can this be mounted to a 4 inch pole? If yes what else do I need to do that
In order to mount this combo kit to a 4" pole you will need to purchase a Lifetime Mounting Kit. Along with the mounting kit you will need to purchase saddle brackets and a U-Bolt that will fit that size of pole as the hardware that comes with our mounting kits are designed for a 3.5" round pole.
Date published: 2017-04-12