Author: Molly Campbell

Year after year, has delivered on giving our customers the BEST Goalrilla Black Friday deals on our top-selling in-ground, adjustable basketball goals. With a range of backboard sizes including 54″, 60″, and 72″, we’ve got something for everyone to enjoy for years to come! You definitely won’t want to miss out this year! Shop Goalrilla Black Friday Deals Black Friday 2022 Specials on Goalrilla Basketball Systems his is by far our biggest Goalrilla sale of the year and you don’t want to miss the chance of getting one of the top of the line goals at such an unbeatable… Read more »

When it comes to purchasing a basketball hoop, there are no shortage of options available. This is great news because whether you’re an amateur just looking to shoot a few hoops, or serious college or professional athlete, there’s a hoop out there to meet your needs. Let’s take a look at the various types of basketball hoops for home use: Common Types of Basketball Hoops for Home Use In its simplest form, basketball is a game of getting a ball through a hoop. The most basic type of basketball hoop is essentially a rim that can be attached to anything.… Read more »

Early on in the basketball goal shopping process, you’ll want to consider the best location to install your basketball hoop. This will be an important factor in which hoop you choose. If you plan to purchase a portable hoop, where you position the goal is not as crucial since the hoop can be moved fairly easily. If, however, you decide to invest in a more permanent goal such as a semi-portable in-ground unit or wall-mount hoop, the installation location becomes significantly more important. Location, Location, Location! You’ve probably heard this phrase a time or two in reference to purchasing a… Read more »

As soon as you begin your search for a basketball hoop, you’ll soon realize there is no shortage of brands and models available. Whether you’re a first time buyer or or looking to replace an existing system, here are some key factors to keep in mind when buying a basketball hoop: Installation Type This one of the primary factors to consider when purchasing a basketball hoop. There are 4 main basketball goal installation types. Portable Portable basketball hoops are generally cheaper and smaller than hoops that are cemented into the ground. These goals include a base that is stabilized with… Read more »

An Unlikely Hero Severe storms in the midwest can be pretty common in the warmer months of the year. These storms can produce large gusts of wind anywhere from thirty to seventy miles per hour, and in some cases even up to one hundred mile per hour. That being said, the strength of high winds often means that severe storms and storm damage go hand in hand. Although storms are common, the occurrence can cause a lot of added stress. Since mother nature is so unpredictable, you never really know how much damage may occur, or when to expect a… Read more »

All of our full-size basketball systems can lower to 7.5 ft., but what about the littlest basketball stars? The Silverback Junior Hoop can be attached to any round or square pole that measures between 3”-6”. It is the perfect addition to any basketball-loving home, especially if the little ones would like to join in on the play. The installation process is super easy and features a quick Lock n’ Rock technology. In addition to this product being incredibly easy to install, it also features a breakaway rim that will give and flex as your family dunks and slams on their… Read more »

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 when comparing the Goalrilla GS54 vs Silverback SB60. Goalrilla GS54 Silverback SB60 5″ x… 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 and is considered by many to be the best location to install a new basketball hoop. A home court is 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… 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 when buying a basketball hoop 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… Read more »