Goalrilla GLR GS I In-Ground Basketball Hoop Review


Serious players will appreciate the professional quality of the Goalrilla GLR GS I In-Ground Basketball Hoop. This tough hoop has all the details in order that you would expect from a superior home basketball system. There are several factors that help this hoop stand out among the rest, and in this post we will explain these features in greater detail.

To start the hoop boasts a massive 72” shatter resistant glass backboard, which is designed to handle the most intense home games. The entire hoop itself is set up to be completely rust resistant with a tough DuPont powder coating that will hold up when mother nature decides to get testy. The Goalrilla GLR GS I In-Ground Basketball Hoop was created with hard playing athletes in mind, and because of this it has been set up to be shock resistant to reduce vibration when shooting those threes from deep.

Other Features

  • Fully adjustable hoop settings, the height is easily adjusted with a durable turn crank system to ensure that players of all levels, expertise, and intensity can play a fun yet competitive game at the appropriate level.
  • The welded arms present a 4’ clearance between the pole and backboard for added safety, and the pole itself mounts to a bolt down anchor system
  • Anchor bolt mounting system allows for easy leveling
  • Includes rebar steel rods to strengthen concrete


  1. Professional high quality equipment designed for players of all levels and intensity
  2. Easy to use turn crank system for easy to use height adjustments
  3. Durable construction and design meant to hold up in all weather conditions and to give lasting performance


  1. Because of the superior quality, you get what you pay for. The price may be steep for any families that are on a tight budget
  2. 72″ backboard will take up space, you will need to ensure that you have room for this hoop
  3. No backboard padding

This is potentially one of the best home style hoops on the market. And because of this it is going to cost a bit more than the many other available basketball systems. It’s recommended that the Goalrilla GLR GS I In-Ground Basketball Hoop be purchased and used by athletes and families who are very serious about sports and the quality of their equipment. All in all, a high quality basketball hoop at a price that represents what you get.

Hoops Fiend Rating

Goalrilla GLR GS I In-Ground Basketball Hoop: 4.5/5



(rating based on price, features, and purchaser reviews)


Nick Daniels

About Nick Daniels

Nick Daniels has been involved in the game of basketball from a young age. A shooting specialist, he once finished 3rd in a state wide free throw shooting contest. Most recently, he coached a youth basketball team and continues to play weekly games of pickup hoops at his local YMCA. Nick started Hoops Fiend in 2013.