- Dimensions: 44 inches W x 28 inches H.
- Backboard Frame:
- Extension Arm Type: (the arms that attach the backboard to the pole)
- Backboard Material: Makrolon Polycarbonate (clear see-through)
- Backboard Thickness: 2mm
- UV Backboard Graphics:Yes. Ensures graphics and borders won't fade over time.
- Backboard Frame Pad:None
- Overhang Distance: 16"
- Regulation-size rim (18" diameter).
- True breakaway rim mount.
- Dunking: Yes. This rim holds up very well to aggressive play.
- Net included: Yes. Net is a standard 12-loop net.
- Net attachment: Attaches to rim via welded metal hooks like in the NBA. No plastic clips.
Height Adjuster Mechanism
- Height Adjustment Type: Uses the Exacta-height adjuster by Spalding.
- Adjustment Details: One handed lift system for convenient adjusting. Allows for both children and adults to play.
- Rim Adjustment Heights: 7.5-feet to 10-feet in 6-Inch increments.
- Pole Diameter: 3-sections, 3.5-inches round with pole cap to prevent rain in pole.
- Pole Material: Steel with powder-coated finish to prevent rusting.
- Pole Color: Black
- Main Pole Shape: Round.
- Pole Pad: Sold Separately – Part # 8809S Click here to view.
- Ground Sleeve: Included - Allows owner to remove the pole from the ground rather than cementing pole into ground permanently.
- Anchor Kit: Not necessary. The pole on this system goes directly into the concrete. It does not bolt down.
- Inground Pole Diameter: 3.5" Round
Other Specs and Features
- 3-piece pole goes directly into concrete or you can use a sleeve.
- Footprint:Inground footprint is approximately 18" diameter.
- Warranty: 1-year Spalding warranty on Poles, Bases, Rims (and accompanying hardware) and 5-year warranty on steel framed polycarbonate backboard.
- All metal parts are powder coated to help resist rusting.
For more assembly information, read the Spalding 88351 instruction care assembly owner manual..
Set up a great system for your home basketball court with this Spalding 88351 In Ground basketball goal. This basketball system features a 44-inch polycarbonate backboard, a Slam Jam rim, a 3.5-inch diameter round pole, and an adjustable-height backboard. Polycarbonate backboards provide a durable material that will provide you years of use. The Slam Jam rim is is spring loaded to help absorb impact on top of the rim.
The round pole is the largest round pole available for a Spalding basketball hoop. Lastly, even young players will be able to start shooting sooner on this basketball goal with its adjustable-height backboard. The backboard is adjustable using the Exacta Height adjuster, which moves the rim height up and down in 6-inch increments from 7.5-feet to 10-feet.
Shipping is free within the 48 States.
- Shipping weight: 83 lbs.
- Number of boxes for this product: 1 box.
- Shipping dimensions: 48 inches x 31.1 inches x 5.9 inches.
- Ships via: FedEx or UPS. Doorstep delivery. No signature required for most residential addresses.
- Lead Time: Generally ships out the following business day after order is placed.
- Shipping can take between 3 to 10 days depending on your location. Item ships from Alexander City, Alabama.
- Tracking numbers: Tracking information is automatically emailed to you once the order ships out.
Damaged shipments are extremely rare. Should anything be damaged upon arrival please note that with the driver or refuse shipment. We'll send out a replacement at no cost to you and we'll file the freight claim making it a painless process for you.
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What are the differences between Why are the graphics red and will they fade?
Graphics are designed to be fun for the family. They also often match a local or favorite basketball team.
Can a child adjust this?
Yes, but adult supervision is required.
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