Category: Research

Are you looking for tools and information to help you choose the perfect basketball goal for your situation? This is a great place to start! I’ll cover jargon like overhang and rigidity index so you can make an informed buying decision. Learn about what features to look for and which ones to avoid. If your are buying a basketball goal that will be a permanent fixture at your home for years you owe it to yourself to do some research to find a basketball goal that the family will love for years and years.

Series (1 of 5): Goalrilla™ – The 5 Best-Selling Premium Basketball Goal Brands
Author Ryan Tate
Posted on April 9, 2013 in category Research

This is a series of articles each focusing one of the best-selling premium basketball goal brands. The other brands included in this series are Pro Dunk®, Goalsetter®, Spalding® and Mammoth™.


Goalrilla™ basketball goals are considered to be big box store’s top-of-the-line systems boasting mostly impressive specs especially when compared to economy basketball hoops. It’s also the most widely known brand and the original manufacturer is considered a pioneer in the in-ground, adjustable basketball goal industry. (more…)

3 Specs To Look At When You Buy A Portable Basketball Hoop
Author Ryan Tate
Posted on March 28, 2013 in category Research

So you’re in the market to buy a portable basketball hoop and you’re overwhelmed by the choices available. I bet you never knew there were so many options. Manufactures and retailers don’t make it easy to compare apples to apples either. This article will help you cut through the hype to the specifications that really matter. I’ve listed the three key specs to pay attention to when buying your next portable basketball hoop below… (more…)

I want to buy a basketball goal for my kids. What’s the best basketball hoop for sale that’ll benefit my children now and in the future?
Author Ryan Tate
Posted on March 26, 2013 in category Research

Pro Dunk Gold Height-Adjustable Basketball GoalThe answer is simple at first blush. You want a high-quality, height-adjustable basketball system.

Oversimplified? Maybe. You might be asking yourself, “Okay, what makes a basketball system high-quality?” or “Height-adjustable, that sounds complex are there different types?” You’ve probably got some other good questions too. Don’t worry, this article will answer all your questions before buying. There is even a “Basketball Expert” certificate you can print, frame and mount above your mantle upon completion. Okay, just kidding … or am I? (more…)

What is the regulation height of a basketball goal?
Author Ryan Tate
Posted on March 21, 2013 in category Research

Diagram show regulation reim height of a basketball system

The short answer is 10 feet tall.

Specifically, that’s the height from the playing surface to the top of the rim. Some people want to know what the total height of the basketball system is including the backboard. In regulation play, the top of the backboard is 12’ 10” from the playing surface.


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