Category: Goalrilla Goal Comparisons

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 »

A new basketball goal is an exciting (and sizable) investment, so it makes sense to do your research and compare the various models to find the one that best suits your needs. One question we often hear at is “What’s the difference between the GS60c and the CV54?”. This is a logical question because the two goals are at similar price points (and outstanding goals since they are both Goalrilla). So, we’d like to shed some light on some notable differences. Benefits of the CV54 over the GS60c The GS60c is the entry level 60” model in the Goalrilla… Read more »

As you’ve probably realized by now, there are many residential basketball systems available on today’s market. At, we carry two of the best-selling residential hoops in America: Goalrilla and Goalsetter. This article will help you understand some of the differences between the two basketball systems. Goalrilla Advantages Worm-Screw Actuator Goalrilla basketball systems are equipped with a worm-screw actuator, which is less likely to fail than other basketball systems. Most other residential goals use a gear adjustment system that raises and lowers the goal. Both technologies have been tested and the worm screw has been proven to last longer, and is more… Read more »

These two goals are both geared up with the features that have made Goalrilla the #1 residential basketball system in the world. They both come standard with: One piece 10’ steel post w/ welded gussets at the base Dupont powder coated paint & corrosion resistant hardware 3/8” tempered glass backboard w/ full parameter steel supported frame that includes a lifetime warranty Medium weight pro-style flex breakaway rim Welded board arms for maximum strength All steel actuator allowing adjustment of the rim from 7’1/2- 10’ Anchor bolt mounting system allowing owners to take their goal with them when they relocate  … Read more »

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Before we discuss what is different between a medium-weight flex rim and a heavy-weight flex rim, let’s discuss what is the same. For the uninitiated, they may appear to be the same. Sure they’re both orange. Of course, they are both spherical in nature and hold a nylon net with the help of twelve hooks. Most importantly,  both the medium-weight flex rim and heavy-weight flex rims are a regulation eighteen inches in diameter. Sorry, no excuses for those missed shots! So if the two rims are the same, why is there any reason to choose one over the other? Good question!  Well, once… Read more »

Amidst the excitement of purchasing a Goalrilla basketball goal, the overhang is something you may not initially think about. Overhang is the distance between the front of the post and the front of the backboard.  All Goalrilla goals have an overhang  of 2 1/2’ to 4’.  Typically, the deeper the overhang, the better, as the post is pushed back and removed from the playing area. The shorter the overhang, the more likely players are to run into the post during play. The heavy duty steel post on a Goalrilla doesn’t care if you’re the next Michael Jordan or a parent… Read more »

  The Goalrilla GS-III and the GS54c are two variations in the Goalrilla line of 54” wide backboards. If you are looking to compare these basketball goals then you have probably come to the conclusion that you are in the market for a 54” backboard.If that’s the case then you actually have 4 total options to choose from. The other two goals that come in this size are the GS54 and the CV54 – with the CV54 (clear view) being the premium of the whole group. With Goalrilla being the quality manufacturer that they are, all basketball goals you will find… Read more »

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