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Review of Spalding 48" Polycarbonite Basketball Backboard and Rim Combo (Model: 79354 )
4.10 stars Very Good Form 76 Reviews
Reviewed on: January 12, 2014 Author:
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Pros & Cons


  • Nice and big size board
  • Polycarbonate backboard looks nice when mounted
  • Easy to assemble and install
  • Can be installed on a round or square pole or on the wall
  • Solid steel Slam Jam breakaway rim and steel frame
  • Lightweight board
  • Great product for a great price


  • Board is bit flimsy as per some users
  • Backboard doesn't have a proper bounce
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Spalding 48" Polycarbonite Basketball Backboard and Rim Combo (Model: 79354 ). The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.10 stars, and the price range is $143.98-$189.99.

The Spalding 48" Polycarbonate Basketball Backboard and Rim Combo (Model: 79354 ) is a great quality product that looks great mounted on wall, rooftop or on an adjustable pole using the proper mounting bracket. This combo can be used on most Spalding/Huffy portable basketball poles and in-ground poles. The polycarbonate material used on the 79354 provides a better longevity when compared with acrylic backboards. The system also comes with a Slam Jam breakaway rim. This combo comes at a great price, with a perfect fit to existing brackets. It comes with an all-weather net.

However, some reviewers find this backboard to be flimsy. Also, the backboard does not rebound the ball very well. When ball hits the board, the bounce dies and balls just drops.

Easy to assemble and install, the Spalding 48" Polycarbonate Basketball Backboard and Rim Combo (Model: 79354 ) is a good quality and versatile product. Now you can play basketball and show your own spectacular breakaways and dunks at your home, in your driveway or backyard and enjoy the time with your family and friends.

User Voice
Spalding 48
Nice and big size board Looks great Nice looking especially when mounted Lightweight and easy to install Steel frame
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
4.00 stars
7 Reviews See Details
Great price On time delivery and shipping Great quality Great hoop for the price
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
4.50 stars
8 Reviews See Details
As per some users, board seems to be flimsy Rebound is not so great
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
3.50 stars
8 Reviews See Details
Wall mounting instructions are a little different between the backboard and universal mounting kit Has options for pole, wall, or roof mounting Can be paired with an adjustable mount
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.00 stars
20 Reviews See Details
Easy to assemble and install Product is exactly as you expected Has a lot of hardware to fit different types of installation Perfect fit to the existing brackets Easy to install backboard
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
4.00 stars
21 Reviews See Details
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Spalding 48-Inch Polycarbonate Backboard Combo


Rating : 4.10 stars Form 76 Reviews
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