90228 Lifetime Portable Adjustable Polycarbonate Basketball Hoop

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The 90228 Lifetime Portable basketball standard is one of top selling basketball systems.  The adjustment mechanism is considered to be one of the most durable and simplest to use.  It can quickly adjust by squeezing the handle together and raising it up and down.  Releasing the handle likes it into place.  The large backboard allows for both children and adults to play.


90228 Backboard Specs:


  • Backboard dimensions: 52 inches W x 33 inches H.
  • Backboard material: Transparent (see-through) polycarbonate.
  • Polycarbonate is about 30 times stronger than acrylic with similar dimensions.
  • Backboard Frame: 1” thick steel frame around perimeter and behind center.
  • Durability: UV protectants - virtually indestructible.

90228 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 thick white net.

 90228 Pole Specs:

  • Extension arms: 22” overhang between pole and backboard
  • Pole Diameter: 3.5” round (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.

Adjustment Mechanism:

  • Height adjustment name: Power Lift.
  • Black handles with pneumatic gas lift. Handle squeeze releases mechanism to compress up and down on back of pole. Releasing handle locks hoop into place.
  • Adjustment Increments: Rim height adjusts from 7.5 feet to 10 feet in any increment in-between.
  • Adjustment Height: lowest height is 7.5 accommodating the average 6 year old and highest height 10’ which is High School/NBA regulation height.

90228 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 90061 hoop 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 118 lbs.
  • Shipped dimensions: 52.5 inches L x34 inches W x 10.375 inches H.


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90228 Instruction Assembly Care Manual for Download
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.5 MB

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