Lifetime Portable Basketball Hoop - 90228 52-inch Backboard System

Lifetime Portable Basketball Hoop - 90228 52-inch Backboard System

Retail Price:$499.99
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SKU:90228 by Lifetime
Adjusts 7.5' to 10' in Infinite Increments
Dual Compression Springs for Dunking
Transparent Polycarbonate Backboard
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This lifetime elite basketball system is one of the newest products introduced by lifetime in 2013. The 52 inch board is larger than most driveway basketball system boards (48" average). You can make about any bank shot you want with a 52 inch wide frame. The spring loaded rim makes it fun to slam dunk. This spring loaded rim also is considered to be more forgiving. For example, when shooting a free throw on a rim that has no springs it is more likely to be away if you miss. This spring loaded rim does the opposite.

The oversized 35 gallon base is the largest that lifetime offers. Intense basketball play cannot tip it over. Fill it with sand and it is almost impossible to blow over in a windstorm. The base has wheels on the front making it portable. Note- do not fill it with sand if you plan on moving it from time to time.

This basketball system is a great way to help the kids improve their basketball skills, play outside, exercise, and make friendships. Model number 90228 can be left outside year round. It can withstand the cold freezing winter and the summer sun. The UV-Protectants and powder-coated paint finish will give you about 10 years.

this basketball system is great for the young beginner all the way up through high school and college. The height adjusts down to 7 feet and up to 10 feet. On average of five or six year old can play with a mini Baskeball. There are accessories that work well with this model such as pole pads, ball returns, and basketballs.

UPC: 081483011349

Competitive Edge Products, Inc is an authorized distributor of Lifetime Products, Inc.


90228 Backboard Specs:

  • Backboard dimensions: 52 inches W x 33 inches H.
  • Backboard material: transparent polycarbonate.
  • Polycarbonate is about 30 times stronger than acrylic with similar dimensions.
  • Backboard Frame: 1" thick steel frame around perimeter and behind center.
  • Polycarbonate Backboard Material: 3mm

    90228 Rim/Hoop Specs:

  • Durable Construction
  • Steel regulation size 18" diameter Rim.
  • Rim Color: Orange
  • Hardware Configuration: Dual Compression Springs for competitive dunking.
  • Net Hooks: Steel (not clip-on) welded net hooks for net attachment.
  • Net: All-weather 70 gram cotton white net.

    90228 Pole Specs:

  • Extension arms: 22" overhang between pole and backboard
  • Pole Diameter: 3.5" round (standard size)
  • Pole Material: Steel with powder-coated paint finish to prevent rust
  • Pole Color: Black
  • Main pole shape: round.
  • Main pole structure: 3 pieces with top pole cap to prohibit rain water.

    90228 Adjustment Mechanism:

  • Height adjustment name: Powerlift pneumatic lift.
  • Black handle with a smaller horseshoe-shaped trigger. Trigger squeeze releases mechanism to lift up and down with the hydraulic cylinder located on back of pole. Releasing trigger locks hoop into place.
  • Powerlift adjuster uses pneumatic technology to raise and lower the backboard.
  • Adjustment Increments: Rim height adjusts from 7.5 feet to 10 feet in any in-between increment stopping instantly when you release the trigger.
  • Adjustment Height: lowest height is 7.5 accommodating the average 6 year old and highest height 10' which is High School/NBA regulation height.

    90228 Portable Base Specs:

  • Base Material: Expandable plastic. Designed to freeze solid with water in winter. No anti-freeze necessary.
  • Base size: Extra large largest Lifetime size available. 49" deep x 32.5" wide
  • Fill Material: 35 gallons of water or sand. Fill plug on top and drain plug on side for portability. About 50% of water must be drained to easily move around. Replacement caps available.
  • Wheels: 2 wheels in front. Tipping forward allows the hoop to roll to another location. Replacement bases available.

    90228 Other Specs:

  • Warranty: 5-years manufacturer's warranty. Copy of receipt required. Rims and backboards damaged from falling over are not covered. Please ensure you follow the owner's manual instructions to prevent the 90088 bball goal from falling over.
  • Steel regulation size 18" diameter Rim.
  • Footprint dimensions: 49 inches L x 32.5 inches W.
  • Shipping Time: 5-7 days from time of purchase. Delivered FedEx, no signature required. Tracking automatically emailed to customer.
  • 30-day money back guarantee on all Lifetime Portable basketball systems.
  • Shipping weight: about 118 lbs.
  • Shipped dimensions: 54.75 inches L x34.31 inches W x 12.50 inches H.
5 Stars
Very good basketball hoop
Very nice basketball system. I would definitely recommend it to family and friends. Its pretty easy to adjust and it looks decent. Glass would be nicer, but would probably cost three times as much. Its not super easy to roll around if it is full of water. You have to drain some of it. It is very sturdy though. The shiny backward looks pretty nice.
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Reviewed by:  from Utah . on 12/3/2014
UPC: 081483011349

Packaging Specs
Weight: 118 lbs
Dimensions: 55" x 34" x 12"

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