Lifetime 54 Inch Portable Basketball Hoop Review

51c00Yce8iL._SL1500_The Lifetime 54 Inch Portable Basketball Hoop System has a 54-inch wide polycarbonate backboard supported by a steel frame. It has a 3.5-inch powder-coated telescoping steel pole which adjusts via the simple Action Grip Height Adjustment system. You can change the height from 7.5 feet, to 10 feet, in 6-inch increments, using just one hand. The Lifetime 54 Inch Portable Basketball Hoop System backboard is manufactured with polycarbonate, which has been tested and proven to be 30 times stronger than acrylic. The art work on the backboard is fade resistant, maintaining your system’s good looks for years of use. The breakaway basketball rim holds up well to dunks and aggressive play. The rim’s height on this hoop adjusts from 7.5-feet to 10-feet in infinite increments. Its 22-inch extension from playing surface to pole Casters on portable base makes relocating to a new location relatively easy. This complete hoop system can be set up and easily disassembled when not in use. This features makes it ideal for a driveway basketball system, games on the road, casual drills and professional teams’ practises. The heavy duty portable base can be filled with sand or water for the utmost in steadiness and reliability.

Features and Specifications


54 inches W x 33 inches W.

Backboard includes frame pad to help protect players from impact.

Slam-It Pro Rim

  • 18-inch diameter.
  • True break away mount.
  • Includes all-weather, white net.
  • Net attaches to rim via welded metal hooks. No plastic clips.


  • Pole construction: 3-piece pole, 3.5-inch round pole.

Other Specs and Features

  • Portable base size: 35 gallons.
  • Base Bolts to Concrete Surface.
  • Includes a 5-year warranty on all parts of the hoop from the manufacturer.


  1. Power Lift uses an air-filled height control system that helps people easily move the backboard up and down with only one hand.
  2. The Backboard has a frame pad which helps protect players from impact.


  1. It can be difficult to assemble due to instructions being vague

Hoops Fiend Rating

Lifetime 54 Inch Portable Basketball Hoop: [usr 4.4]

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