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Gared® Rectangular Acrylic Backboards

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Item No. 65-262 / Unit: Ea / Availability: Direct Ship


Comes closest to the look and play of glass, with added durability for both indoor and outdoor use.

  • Durable ⅜" thick UV-resistant acrylic backboard (60"W or 72"W x 42"H) attached to ¾" x 1½" welded-steel tubular uni-frame with struts for added support (60"W x 42"H backboard shown)
  • Frame's integral holes allow direct mounting of board to post for easy goal replacement
  • Hole pattern: 5" x 5"
  • Accepts front-mount goals, sold separately
  • 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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