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Lifetime 51550 Portable Basketball Hoop Review
Average Price: $228.98
Frugal5 Score: 8.1/10
Description
A known name in the game, Lifetime has produced a very durable hoop with a 48' shatterproof backboard. Its rim is double compressed for more wear and has welded  hooks to keep the net in place during play. The backboard is 48'' and will aid in rebounding and bank shots. 
Key Features
  • All-Weather Net
  • At Least 44" Backboard - 48''
  • Durable Backboard - Polycarbonate (Shatter-proof)
  • Easy Adjustment - 8-10 Feet (Speed Shift adjust)
  • Spring Back Rim - Double compressed
  • Sturdy Base
  • Warranty - 5-year
  • Wheels On The Base
  • UV-Protected Backboard
Product Comparison
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Lifetime 71566 XLLifetime 51550Lifetime 54 InchFirst Team InvaderSpalding 68564
Product Rating
 
 
 
 
 
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Average Price
 
 
 
 
 
Cheap ($246)
 
 
 
 
 
Cheap ($229)
 
 
 
 
 
Average ($379)
 
 
 
 
 
Cheap ($311)
 
 
 
 
 
Average ($467)
Frugal5 Score
Details
8.2
8.1
7.6
7.4
7.3
Features Needed
All-Weather Net
At Least 44" Backboard
- 50''
- 48''
- 54''
- 44''
- 54''
Durable Backboard
- Polycarbonate (Shatter-proof)
- Polycarbonate (Shatter-proof)
- Polycarbonate (Shatter-proof)
- Acrylic
- Acrylic
Easy Adjustment
- 7.5 - 10 Feet (Telescope adjuster)
- 8-10 Feet (Speed Shift adjust)
- 7.5 to 10 Feet (Trigger system)
- 7.5 - 10 Feet
- 7.5 to 10 Feet (Screw Jack lift crank)
Spring Back Rim
- Double compressed
- Double compressed
- 5/8 inch ring of solid steel
Sturdy Base
- 35-gallon base
- 33-Gallon Capacity Base
- 40-gallon base
Warranty
- 5-year
- 5-year
- 5-year
- 1 year
- 5-year
Wheels On The Base
Features Not Needed
60" Plus Backboard
UV-Protected Backboard