The quality is really good and it looks good. Received within 2 days of ordering and it was well packed. The supporting pole is a nice shiny black of good quality as is the rim. The backboard is a decent size. It shakes a little if you use the backboard or shoot a brick but nothing that would really make a difference. I grew up playing basketball and it does the job just fine.
I currently have it set at the minimum height so that my 6 year-old can play. He really likes it although he needs to shoot underhand and he has to be near the basket. He has been playing with a normal sized basketball and it would be easier with a smaller and lighter ball. I would expect an 8 year-old to… Read more
This is just to warn people about the feet. There is a metal rod that runs inside each leg and comes out at the bottom. One cannot see it from the photo but the issue is that you end up with piece of round metal, around 1 cm in diameter, in contact with your floor or rug. From the photo, it looks like normal round feet that would not dig into a wooden floor or rug. However, the reality is that you end up with a thin rod that will dig into your wooden floor or rug. The solution is to buy a something plastic to put between the metal rods and your floor. I bought something at B&Q that does the trick but it did cost me around £7 (money I did not think I needed to spend when buying the… Read more