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Bison® Elementary Basketball Systems

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Item No. 66-500 / Unit: Ea / Availability: Direct Ship


Easy-roll system includes built-in ballast eliminates the need for water or sand!

Telescoping tubular-steel structure easily adjusts goal from 6'6"H to 8'H in 6" increments. Molded-graphite or acrylic backboard features an official 5/8" solid-steel single-rim goal. Heavy-duty steel base with built-in ballast for stability. Base trim protects floor from damage. Folds for storage. Includes nylon net and foam post padding for safety. Assembly required. Truck delivery.

Sport Tips

Which backboard is right for me?

  • Provides clean look of glass without the expense.
  • Thicker acrylic equals better play.
  • Heavier framing around board (aluminum or steel) improves rebounding characteristics.
  • The next best alternative to glass backboards.
  • Indoor/outdoor use.
  • A durable choice, especially for outdoor and side courts.
  • Excellent longevity and strength.
  • Does not have the same playability and rebounding capabilities as other materials.
  • Indoor/outdoor use.
  • Tough, rustproof, and lightest in weight.
  • Does not have the true playability of other material options.
  • A good choice for recreational play.
  • Indoor/outdoor use.
  • The choice for all high school, college, and pro competition.
  • Superior performer for rebounding and durability.
  • Approximately four times as heavy as acrylic.
  • Mass and material dissipates nearly all vibrations.
  • Indoor/outdoor use.

The backboard of choice for high school, college, and pro competition, in official 72"W x 42"H or 72"W x 48"H sizes. Provides more room for play and back shots than fan-shaped backboards. 


A streamlined, noncompetition backboard often used for side-courts and where space is at a premium. Doesn't offer as much space for bank shots as rectangular backboards.  

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