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Lifetime Basketball Hoop - 71799 50-inch Backboard In-Ground System

Lifetime Basketball Hoop - 71799 50-inch Backboard In-Ground System

Retail Price:$290.98
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SKU:71799 by Lifetime
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  • 2 - 4
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Order the 71799 today and get a system with a Shatter Guard Polycarbonate backboard and an easy height-adjuster for your home court use. This Lifetime basketball goal provides you incredible features at your disposal. The system comes with the Action Grip Height Adjuster. Simply squeeze the triggers together behind the pole and push up or pull down the handle to adjust the height of the rim anywhere from 7.5 ft. to 10 ft. in 6-inch increments. The hoop comes with a Slam-it rim, which uses a dual-spring compression mechanism to absorb impact on the rim to help hold up to more aggressive play. Best of all, this basketball hoop is made in the United States at Lifetime's factory in Clearfield, Utah.

Lifetime basketball hoop model 71799 comes with a 5-year factory warranty from Lifetime Products. This system has powder-coated metal, which helps the metal resist rusting. Enjoy your basketball hoop for many years to come.


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  • Dimensions: 50 inches W x 33 inches H.
  • Material: Makrolon polycarbonate.
  • Backboard material thickness: 3mm (0.1 inches).
  • Backboard to pole clearance: 22 inches.
  • Backboard frame: 1-inch thick powder-coated steel.
  • Backboard graphics are treated with Fade-Resistant Graphics to keep you basketball goal looking superb.

Orange Slam-It Rim

  • Comes with a regulation-dimaeter, 18-inch orange Slam-It rim and all-weather white net.
  • Rim color: Orange.
  • Color: white.
  • Standard 12 loop net design.
  • Rim steel diameter: 5/8 inch.
  • Slam-It Rim features double compression springs.
  • Steel metal net hooks are welded to the rim. No plastic clips.


  • Pole size: 3.5-inch round.
  • Pole assembly: 3 pieces.
  • Powder coated steel helps pole resist rusting.
  • Pole cap included to help prevent rain water for getting inside pole.
  • Color: black.

Height Adjuster

  • Height adjusts using Action Grip mechanism.
  • Rim height adjusts from 7.5 feet to 10 feet in 6-inch increments.
  • Action Grip mechanism uses a handle mounted to the back of the pole.
  • Action Grip functions by squeezing two triggers together on a handle behind the pole and either pushing up or pulling down the handle to change the height of the rim.

Other Specs and Features:

  • Comes with a 5-year warranty from Lifetime Products.
  • Shipment weight: 88 lbs.
  • Shipping dimensions: 54.5 inches x 34.3 inches x 6.2 inches.
  • All metal parts of the system are powder coated, which helps the metal resist rusting.
  • Made in the U. S. A.
5 Stars
Good hoop
Adjusts easily. Fun board colors.
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Reviewed by:  from Logan, UT. on 3/21/2016
4 Stars
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Reviewed by:  from USA. on 3/21/2016
3 Stars
Nice product, but a bit flimsy
I recently purchased the Lifetime 71799 and installed it according to the directions. Did not use a ground sleeve, but did put into a 22'x18' square with tons of concrete. The base is very sturdy, however, the rest of the pole and backboard seem to be top heavy! There is a lot of play and bounce when a ball hits the backboard. I realize I did not buy the top-of-the-line system, but I did expect it to be sturdy. We will see how it holds up during heavy use (by my 9 year old son) and through the winter. As for the folks at Competitive Edge Products, they were great with helping me get the best deal on this goal. The item was shipped and arrived faster than expected!
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Reviewed by:  from Indianapolis, IN. on 9/16/2011
2 Stars
Competitive Edge was a delight to deal with, but the product arrived missing hardware and with defective poles. The instruction book does not label the main pieces- only hardware, until the step dealing with that particular piece. So if you want to take inventory before assembly, it is very difficult. This definitely requires 2 people and is not for a beginner builder. I recommend using with an in-ground sleeve for stability for a number of reasons, including stability. The product appears to be of decent quality.
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Reviewed by:  from JERSEY SHORE. on 3/20/2013
UPC: 081483000664

Packaging Specs
Weight: 88 lbs
Dimensions: 55" x 34" x 6"

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