The Lifetime 54 Inch Portable Basketball Hoop System is built strong for hours of play... yet lightweight enough for total portability. Great for team practices, games on the road, or casual drills, this goal sets up in minutes and tears down when not in use. It's constructed using high quality materials for the utmost in safety and reliability, including a shatter-proof Makrolon polycarbonate backboard supported by a robust steel frame. UV-protected fade-resistant graphics are printed on the board, which measures 54W x 1D x 33H inches; the surface is shatterproof and provides superior rebounds. This goal system also includes a 3.5-inch diameter powder-coated telescoping steel pole, which adjusts via the simple Action Grip Height Adjustment system - change the height from 7.5 feet, to 10 feet, in 6-inch increments, using just one hand. Easy to use and great for players of all levels. This system comes complete with a Slam-It Rim that's fitted with double-compression springs for great bounce-back action, and .5-inch steel braces for optimum support. The rim measures 18 inches and is made from 5/8-inch solid steel. A 70-gram all-weather nylon net is also included. Ready to play? Simply fill the included 35-gallon base with sand or water (not included), and empty it after the game so it can be easily moved and stored. No cement required! More Specifications 22-inch extension from playing surface to pole Casters on portable base for easy rolling to location 5-year limited manufacturer's warranty included Overall dimensions: 52L x 54W x 145H inches (at tallest setting) 54W x 1D x 33H-in. clear steel-framed shatter-proof backboard. Fade-resistant graphics, Slam-It Pro rim, all-weather net, Power Lift adjustment. 3.5-in. diameter powder-coated 3-piece steel round pole. Rim height adjustment from 7.5 - 10 feet in infinite increments. Action grip height adjustment system. Heavy duty portable base fills with sand or water.