The Tempest competition style portable basketball goal is designed for use in a fieldhouse, gymnasium or anywhere upper end, aggressive basketball is played. The Tempest's extension distance from base to backboard is 6 6". The Tempest portable basketball unit is also height adjustable. Rim height adjustments from 10" down to 6" are made easily and quickly with its low maintenance extension spring design.
One person can easily roll the unit into place and set up quickly. Heavy foam padding protects players on the front, sides and back of the base unit. A boom extension pad is also included. The unit is extremely stable as well as durable and will not tip over when players hang on the rim. Though rear hold downs are not necessary, they are available upon request.
Choose the Tempest Triumph for installations where rear hold down kits are not wanted. If rear hold downs are desired choose from Tempest Triumph-FL package for installations on floating floors or Tempest Triumph-ST for all other flooring surfaces. Floor load on the wheels is: 350 psi. All Tempest portable basketball goals are covered by First Team"s unmatched Lifetime Superior Warranty!.
FT3045 Tempest Portable Base Unit
FT86 Base Padding (any color)
FT235 42" x 72" Temp. Glass Bkbd.
FT196 Full-Tilt Breakaway Goal
FT72C Backboard Pad (any color)
Lifetime Superior Warranty
Approx. Shipping Weight: 1550 lbs.
Portable basketball goals can be a head scratcher at times. You want something that is easy to move and transport, as well as a unit that can be folded up when it's not used. On top of all that, and depending on the level of play, you want something stable, durable, and one that won't easily be tip over. You just have to analyze your needs and wants, and be ready to compromise unless you have a lot of money, space, and manpower.
Portable basketball systems can be rated from Youth to Beginners, Residential to Institutional, up to Professional level of play. Whatever your situation may be, you want a system that is easy to set up, safe, and a unit that matches your level of play. Ultimately, two of the most deciding factors are economics and the amount of playing space you have.
Most players either wish they can slam-dunk, or they already can. Slam dunking can be fun, and rewarding, but it also poses a safety issue if you don't have the correct type of system, and the right amount of ballast weight installed in the base of the portable system. Simply spoken, without the correct amount of counterbalance weight, the unit can tip over, and possibly fall on top of a player. Please do not compromise on the cost to make your unit safe for all age groups!
When choosing your portable basketball hoop you need to consider the function and strength. You want something built to high standards that can withstand rough play. You also want something that is not going to be cumbersome to move. You want a portable system that is equipped with a caster wheel system that makes it easy to tote your system from storage to the playing area. Most portable basketball systems can be moved by one or two persons.
Most portable systems are adjustable for two main reasons; one popular reason is for players of all ages, and heights to play with the portable hoop. Another main reason is for storage purposes. With this feature, the system can be folded down, and collapsed into a compact position which is ideal for transporting. Remember, purchase a portable basketball hoops that is durable and one that is safe. There are many to choice from, but that is why we created this website, to help make your buying process a little easier.
Designed for young players and/or any beginner that wants to try their hand in the game of basketball. Most of these portable systems are inexpensive, that way not a lot of money is tied up in a basketball system if they lose interest.
Designed for adults and/or advanced players who need a system to meet and exceed their demands and skill set. This baskeball portable system can be used as a top-quality residential system, or placed in a church or recreational center
Designed for a series level of competition. Must be official and regulation size systems. You can find these types of portable basketball systems in College and NBA arenas.