71566 Portable Lifetime Basketball Goal

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Model 71566 Lifetime Portable Basketball Goal for Sale. The portable basketball goal is one of our customers’ favorites. The bright kid-friendly graphics and the easy one-handed adjustment mechanism is makes it a perfect standard for your family’s driveway. Built to last years through harsh heat and freezing cold.


71566 Backboard Specs:

  • Backboard dimensions: 50 inches W x 33 inches H x 1 inch.
  • Backboard material: transparent Makrolon® shatter-proof polycarbonate.
  • Polycarbonate is about 30 times stronger than acrylic with similar dimensions.
  • Backboard Frame: 1” thick steel frame around perimeter and behind center.
  • Polycarbonate Backboard Material: 3mm
  • Ultra-Violet Sun Protectants: ensures longevity and color on backboard

71566 Rim/Hoop Specs:

  • Steel regulation size 18” diameter rim.
  • Rim Color: Orange
  • Hardware Configuration: Dual Compression Springs for competitive dunking.
  • Net Hooks: Steel (not clip-on) welded net hooks for net attachment.
  • Net: All-weather 70 gram cotton white net.

71566 Pole Specs:

  • Extension arms: 18” overhang between pole and backboard
  • Pole Diameter: 3.5” round (3.5 is standard size)
  • Pole Material: Steel with powder-coated paint finish to prevent rust
  • Pole Color: Black
  • Main pole shape: round.
  • Main pole structure: 3 pieces with top pole cap to prohibit rain water.

71566 Adjustment Mechanism:

  • Height adjustment name: Action Grip.
  • Gray handle with a trigger. Trigger squeeze releases mechanism to slide up and down on track channel located on back of pole. Releasing trigger locks hoop into place.
  • Action Grip uses included counter-balance spring technology to raise and lower the backboard.
  • Adjustment Increments: Rim height adjusts from 7.5 feet to 10 feet in 6-inch increments.
  • Adjustment Height: lowest height is 7.5 accommodating the average 6 year old and highest height 10’ which is High School/NBA regulation height.

71566 Portable Base Specs:

  • Base Material: Expandable plastic. Designed to freeze solid with water in winter. No anti-freeze necessary.
  • Base size: Extra large – largest Lifetime size available. 49” deep x 32.5” wide
  • Fill Material: 35 gallons of water or sand. Fill plug on top and drain plug on side for portability. About 50% of water must be drained to easily move around. Replacement caps available.
  • Wheels: 2 wheels in front. Tipping forward allows the hoop to roll to another location. Replacement bases available.

Other Specs

  • Warranty: 5-years manufacturer’s warranty. Copy of receipt required. Rims and backboards damaged from falling over are not covered. Please ensure you follow the owner’s manual instructions to prevent the 71566 bball goal from falling over.
  • Footprint dimensions: 49 inches L x 32.5 inches W.
  • Shipping Time: 5-7 days from time of purchase. Delivered FedEx – no signature required. Tracking automatically emailed to customer.
  • 30-day money back guarantee on all Lifetime Portable basketball systems.
  • Shipping weight: about 105 lbs.
  • Shipped dimensions: 50 inches L x 10.38 inches W x 34 inches H.

UPC 081483000688



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