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How to Select a Basketball Hoop For Your Home

Have you decided to move your basketball game from the courts to the comforts of your home? Are you confused about what to look for when buying a basketball hoop?

If you answered yes to the above questions, then you must read on, since this article will answer precisely these questions! Whether you are a beginner or a pro on the court, choosing a basketball hoop is actually easy if you know what to look for.

When you choose a basketball hoop for your home, ensure that the hoop is convenient to move from one place to another. Portable basketball hoops are always preferred because they ensure ease of movement.

What type of wheels should it have?

You will probably need to move your basketball hoop from time to time. Make sure you buy a hoop that has wide wheels so it is easy to move around. Avoid hoops with narrow wheels as narrow wheels make it impossible to move the hoop around and wear out easily.

Which Backboard Material is best?

The backboard is the raised rectangular or square board with the attached basket, net and hoop. The backboard material is crucial when choosing a portable basketball hoop. The material used in the backboard affects its performance. Acrylic and Polycarbonate backboards are durable and less expensive than tempered glass, making them the ideal choice.

Does the seller offer Warranty?

You are spending a good amount of money so you want your hoops to provide many years of playing pleasure, right? Go for a reputed, international brand which offers warranty.

Is it easy to adjust the height?

A good hoop is for the entire family and that includes kids, teens and adults with varying skill levels. You should select a basketball hoop that has an easy-to-use adjustable height mechanism. The ideal hoop will have a one-hand easy height adjustment mechanism to quickly change to your desired height. A good basketball system will allow you to switch to your desired height and skill level quickly and with ease.

A Firm Base that is tested for Safety

It is alarming to see how many basketball hoops available here have a base that is not thoroughly tested to meet safety standards. A sturdy base is essential to support the entire basketball system so you, your family and your friends can stay safe. Portable basketball hoops which will be used by adults should have a 31-gallon base size. This meets international safety standards and ensures firm support and stability. However, the base size can be smaller, depending on the height and dimensions of the hoop.

Where can I buy a good basketball hoop in UAE?


We are a UAE based eCommerce website for portable basketball hoops and outdoor home products such as garden sheds, storage boxes and outdoor furniture. We have one of the best collections of portable basketball hoops for your home from LIFETIME, the company that created the world’s first portable basketball hoop!

The hoops are safe, durable and affordable. For most hoops, we provide free delivery, free assembly and free base sand-filling also!

Our prices are very competitive because we import directly. Our strategy is to avoid expensive retail mall locations and pass on the savings to our customers. However, you can still see some of our products at our warehouse in Dubai Investment Park (DIP 2). Viewing is by appointment only.

Please contact us for any questions, comments or suggestions.

If you need further advice in deciding which hoop to go for, please get in touch.

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