Schelde - Sportmaster 8 Portable Basketball system

Schelde - Sportmaster 8 Portable Basketball system

  • $9,399.00

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Economical Competition Unit 

SAFETY ZONE: Clearance space of 8' from backboard to front of impact area.

Applications: The Sportmaster 8 is an affordable main court system that meets all specifications for interscholastic competition. It also serves as a great side court unit for clinics and team practice. With spring-assisted setup and heavy-duty construction, it offers many of the features found in our top competition models - including a direct-mount glass backboard and our ReAction adjustable tension breakaway rim. When price is a prime consideration, the Sportmaster 8 is a smart alternative for high schools, clubs, churches, clinics and recreational leagues of all levels.

Standard Features:

  • 8' clearance space from the backboard to the front of the padded base.
  • Spring-assisted setup allows one person to easily move, raise and lower the unit.
  • Goal height is adjustable for various levels of play.
  • Standard competition 42" x 72" direct-mount unbreakable glass backboard.
  • ReAction adjustable tension breakaway rim with adjustable positive locking mechanism. Complies with NCAA standards for rim elasticity and ball rebound.
  • Low maintenance, heavy-duty welded steel base and extension arm for years of trouble-free use.
  • Front locator pins for precise placement and stability.
  • Ratchet-operated pedestal floor-mount system.
  • Fully padded front impact area. Padding available in 16 standard colors (see colors) .
  • Custom colors and full-color graphics also available.
  • Model Number: SNABA898G

Portable basketball goals can be a head scratcher at times. You want something that is easy to move and transport, as well as a unit that can be folded up when it's not used. On top of all that, and depending on the level of play, you want something stable, durable, and one that won't easily be tip over. You just have to analyze your needs and wants, and be ready to compromise unless you have a lot of money, space, and manpower.

Portable basketball systems can be rated from Youth to Beginners, Residential to Institutional, up to Professional level of play. Whatever your situation may be, you want a system that is easy to set up, safe, and a unit that matches your level of play. Ultimately, two of the most deciding factors are economics and the amount of playing space you have.

Most players either wish they can slam-dunk, or they already can. Slam dunking can be fun, and rewarding, but it also poses a safety issue if you don't have the correct type of system, and the right amount of ballast weight installed in the base of the portable system. Simply spoken, without the correct amount of counterbalance weight, the unit can tip over, and possibly fall on top of a player. Please do not compromise on the cost to make your unit safe for all age groups!

When choosing your portable basketball hoop you need to consider the function and strength. You want something built to high standards that can withstand rough play. You also want something that is not going to be cumbersome to move. You want a portable system that is equipped with a caster wheel system that makes it easy to tote your system from storage to the playing area. Most portable basketball systems can be moved by one or two persons.

Most portable systems are adjustable for two main reasons; one popular reason is for players of all ages, and heights to play with the portable hoop. Another main reason is for storage purposes. With this feature, the system can be folded down, and collapsed into a compact position which is ideal for transporting. Remember, purchase a portable basketball hoops that is durable and one that is safe. There are many to choice from, but that is why we created this website, to help make your buying process a little easier.


Designed for young players and/or any beginner that wants to try their hand in the game of basketball. Most of these portable systems are inexpensive, that way not a lot of money is tied up in a basketball system if they lose interest.


Designed for adults and/or advanced players who need a system to meet and exceed their demands and skill set. This baskeball portable system can be used as a top-quality residential system, or placed in a church or recreational center


Designed for a series level of competition. Must be official and regulation size systems. You can find these types of portable basketball systems in College and NBA arenas.

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