The best backboard in the
business is also your best value.
The Difference Is...
NUMEROUS STYLES AND SIZES
- Four series of fiberglass backboards
- Three series of net backboards
- 8- and 10-foot heights
- 12-, 16- and 20-foot standard widths
- Continuous walls in increments of 4'
- Custom colors - green, blue, black
- Gel coat
- Polyurethane paint
- Sound-deadening matrix interior
- Wide range of costs
- Competitive with wood and less
expensive than cement
- Best buy for your backboard dollar
TRAINING AND CONDITIONING AID
- Ideal for practicing consistency and placement drills
- Typically takes two people 4 hours to install
- Complete installation kit
- Interlocking green fiberglass panels
There are many different types and styles of
backboards. Most, however, fall into these
categories: wood, cement block/concrete,
plastic, net and Bakko.
All backboards provide user with a great practice
partner and aerobic exercise for players of all ages
and ability levels from beginners to top-playing
But the quality, reliability, variety, versatility and
function of todays backboards can vary greatly.
Whats the difference? Judge for yourself
Bottom line is,You get what you pay for!
Advantages: low initial expense
Disadvantages: warps peels requires frequent repainting loud
and noisy poor bounce limited design average life of only 2-5 years
Advantages: solid color durable
Disadvantages: only one color high expansion and contraction
scratches easily warps & ripples only available in flat
|Type: Cement Block/Solid Concrete|
Advantages: durable, if on deep steel-reinforced concrete base low
noise good bounce
Disadvantages: high cost requires frequent repainting installation
requires construction crew permanent fixture high ball wear from
masonry little design variety requires special foundation
Advantages: quiet low cost portable requires little space
minimal set-up time can be used indoors and outdoors
Disadvantages: unrealistic rebound small hitting area limited
design difficult background visibility