This new state-of-art portable basketball systems use Gared's tension spring technology for easy use and operation. The maintenance-free tension spring mechanism has been engineered for balanced and effortless lifting and lowering of the unit and it is concealed inside the base for safety and appearance. The Hoopmaster is designed for main court play in university, high schools, churches, clubs, and intramural and recreational leagues. It is also ideal for all side court play including high competition in professional arenas and it is approved by FIBA for international competition. Comes with 5-ft boom extension and adjustable backboard at 8, 9 and 10-ft heights, the Hoopmaster comes with an official size (42" x 72") shatter proof glass backboard, our original PRO-MOLD backboard padding, and a positive lock breakaway goal. The base is fully padded on three sides with vinyl covered high density polyurethane foam. The front is similarly padded to a height of 7". Boom pad and anchoring system are included with the unit.