Author: Molly Campbell

Goalrilla GS54 Basketball Goal Backboard

The Goalrilla GS54 and the Silverback 60″ In-Ground Basketball Hoop with Adjustable-Height Tempered Glass Backboard and Pro-Style Breakaway Rim (Silverback SB60) are both quality goals manufactured by Escalade Sports, but they do have several notable differences. As we begin to make some comparisons, it’s important to keep in mind that the Goalrilla system is designed to be a higher end goal, so in general, it is bigger and stronger. Goalrilla goals are intended to provide a regulation-like playing experience. Let’s examine some of the main differences. Goalrilla GS54

With Black Friday quickly approaching, has hard-to-beat deals on top of the line in-ground, adjustable basketball goals. Check out the fantastic lineup of basketball goals featured in this year’s sale: Goalrilla DC72E1 Goalrilla CV72 Goalrilla CV60 Goalrilla CV54 Goalrilla GS60c Stay in the Know Don’t miss out on our best deals! If you would like to receive an email reminder about upcoming sales, simply complete the following form: Black Friday Specials on Goalrilla Basketball Systems  This is by far our biggest Goalrilla sale of the year and you don’t want to miss out. We have a limited number of… Read more »

The NEW Goalrilla CV basketball goal with STBLZR Technology is redefining performance for residential hoops. Available in both 60” and 72” backboard sizes, STBLZR Technology significantly reduces the “shake” of a basketball goal after a dunk or rebound and completely stabilizes the backboard of the goal at regulation height. After a shock to the goal, some units will violently shake for up to a minute before coming to a rest. STBLZR Technology returns the hoop to its static, resting position quickly, allowing players to maximize practice time and stay focused on skill development. Utilizing the same technology used to eliminate… Read more »

When searching for a high-end residential basketball hoop the choices can be overwhelming. As a consumer you want to get the best goal at the best price possible. This poses the question: Which is the best goal and why? We’d like to approach the answer to this question by discussing the differences between Megaslam Hoops and Goalrilla goals. Basketball Goal Safety: MegaSlam vs. Goalrilla First and foremost, it’s important to take residential basketball goal safety seriously. Always make sure the system you’re considering purchasing has passed ASTM safety standards. The ASTM is an independent safety testing company that establishes safety… Read more »

In Part 1 of our Basketball Court Building Guide we looked at the early planning stages of installing a basketball court and the various playing surfaces. In this article, we’ll examine the different size options for your basketball court. The size you choose to make your court will depend on the amount of available space and desired playing experience. Half Court Not quite sure if you need a full-court? Half-courts require less space, digging, surfacing, and one less basketball goal. They’re a nice addition without losing the space taken up by a full-court. Half Court (Narrow) A modified half-court still… Read more »

A basketball court can be a great addition to any home. They’re a great way to keep your children active outdoors and a popular neighborhood gathering place. If you have a young athlete who loves to compete, then you want to make sure he/she is playing on an authentic, standard court. Before You Start 1. Do you have the space? Some yards are limited, others are not. Make certain you have the space for not only the court, but additional space surrounding the court. Full-courts are great, but a half-court or mini-court can serve much of the same purpose and… Read more »

Backboard Pad for the Goalrilla DC72E1

Congratulations! You’ve finally decided you need a basketball hoop to make your suburban dream home complete! But there are so many choices out there…how will you ever choose?! One of the most important things you will need to consider is what size backboard you will need for your new basketball court. Backboard sizes vary in width from 48” wide all the way up to 72”, but for the sake of regular game play we recommend choosing backboard no smaller than 54” wide. Anything narrower than this measurement won’t allow the player to perform bank shots at all! Play Like the… Read more »