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Mega Slam Hoops at Sport Court UK

MEGA SLAM HOOPS FAQ

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Do you have a specific question about Mega Slam Hoops products, delivery or installation? If you can’t find the answer below, we’re here to help. Contact us via email at info@sportcourt.uk or telephone on 01962 809206 

Mega Slam Hoops builds the highest-quality residential basketball systems in the world. Incorporating superior materials and advanced engineering techniques to deliver a product that will stand the test of time. Follow the links below to learn more about mighty Mega Slam Hoops products. 


To determine the best system for all your needs depends on the size of your playing area and your budget. Since all Mega Slam Hoop products are designed to last a lifetime, it’s just a matter of regulation sized 72″ backboard or the slightly smaller, and cheaper 60″ model.

Mega Slam 72

Regulation 6′ Backboard
£3099.95
£ 2499
95
  • 72″ Backboard
  • 180° Pro Rim™ (Directional Flex® Technology)
  • 8 x 6″
  • 338 kg
  • 48″ Overhang
  • 5-10′ Height Adjustment
  • 12 Base Gussets

Mega Slam 60

Compact 5′ Backboard
£2699.95
£ 1999
95
  • 60″ Backboard
  • 180° Pro Rim™ (Directional Flex® Technology)
  • 6 x 6″
  • 272 kg
  • 36″ Overhang
  • 5-10′ Height Adjustment
  • 12 Base Gussets

When you order a Mega Slam Hoop, you will receive free rust-resistant galvanization, custom-fitted pole padding, gusset padding, backboard padding, anchor kit, and a limited lifetime warranty. Our competition can’t say they include the same.

Yes, Mega Slam Hoops are engineered to be as weather-resistant as possible. In-ground systems are hot-dip galvanized, which makes the rust protection 10-15 times thicker and more rust-resistant than the competition. A powder coating to all the steel adds a further layer of corrosion protection. Mega Slam Hoops provide stainless steel hardware to prevent rusty nuts and bolts. Learn more about Mega Slam Hoop’s resistance to the good old British weather.

Outdoor Basketball Hoop UK - Rain

Overhang is the measured distance from the front of the main pole (or wall plate) to the front of the backboard. Depending on which model you select, Mega Slam Hoops offers an overhang distance ranging from 92 cm to 1.22 m.  Regulation overhang is 1.22 m.

Mega Slam adjustable basketball systems are made for all ages and skill levels.

The height range can be adjusted anywhere from 1.5 m to 3.04 m.

MegaSlam - Pros of all sizes

The Mega Slam lift assist helps to effortlessly raise and lower your adjustable Mega Slam Hoop. It’s a spring-loaded cartridge that help neutralize the heavy weight of the backboard. This spring loaded cartridge comes pre-assembled.

The stop pin prevents smaller children from lowering the rim to unsafe heights that could possibly collide with vehicles in the driveway.  When the stop pin is inserted, the system can only be lowered to a height of 2.3 m. Take the stop pin out, and the system can be lowered to 1.5 m for smaller children to play.

When you order online, we deliver your hoop direct-to-curb, which means it comes directly from our warehouse, off the truck and to your curb so you waste no time getting to those free throws.  Ask other hoop retailers if they do the same!

Once your order is processed, we will contact you within 3 business days to confirm your delivery window.  Deliveries are completed Mon-Fri 8am to 6pm.  This is also a good time to coordinate with an installer if you’re planning on hiring one. Learn more about installation well before your hoop arrives.

Use our 5-point check list to ensure a smooth delivery of your Mega Slam Hoop.

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Yes. Your new Mega Slam Hoop is fully insured from the minute you order it up until you sign the shipping ticket.

3 boxes on 1 pallet. It’s all heavy.

Yes, a signature is required for delivery. Once you sign the shipping ticket the shipping company is fully released of any liability.

Make sure to thoroughly inspect the products and indicate any damage before signing the shipping ticket.

Delivery times are between 3 and 14 working days.

Yes.  Expedited shipping is subject to availability and available on request.  Call us at 01962 809206 or email info@sportcourt.uk

Mega Slam basketball systems are built to last a lifetime. If a box or pallet is damaged it doesn’t necessarily mean the basketball system inside is also damaged. Fully inspect the shipment and make note of any damage on the shipping ticket before you sign. If you find a damaged piece, list the details of damage on the delivery receipt at time of delivery.

Contact us immediately by emailing photos of the damaged parts and signed delivery noting the damage.  We cannot ship replacement parts without photos of damage, and delivery receipt.  

You can install your own Mega Slam hoop or find a professional installer to help you. The backboards and basketball systems are heavy, so if you’re up for the challenge of installing it yourself, make sure you have some friends along to help you get the job done.

Prices for installing typically range from £350 – £750, depending on your location and the specifics of your yard & setup. Keep in mind, the multiple-step installation process requires a couple home visits for any installer.  Exact installation pricing can only be quoted by the installer as they are all independent contractors. 

Whether you’re installing it yourself or having it done professionally, it’s a two-phase process.  Phase one is approximately 90 minutes to install the anchor foundation for your Mega Slam Hoop.  The concrete needs to cure for 72 hours prior to system assembly.  

For phase two of the assembly, it takes about 90 minutes to assemble and raise a Mega Slam Hoop.

For free-standing, in-ground systems, one (1) to two (2) adults are good for installing the concrete anchor that holds your system. 

Four (4) adults are recommended for installing the basketball system on top of the anchor. The ½-thick glass backboards weigh a lot, and require a lot of strength to lift and then to fix to the system.

Mega Slam in-ground goals utilise a heavy duty J-bolt anchoring system with self levelling nuts. This method let’s you adjust the anchor after the concrete has cured to insure an always-level hoop, and also makes it easy to take your Mega Slam Hoop with you to another home.

How to install a ground anchor

Depending on your in-ground model, there are slightly different sized holes that need to be dug and filled with concrete. Refer to your manual for specifics.

For your safety, always locate any under-ground utilities before digging to avoid hitting any in-ground gas pipes or power lines.

It is typical to set the anchor concrete flush with the driveway, or up to 2 feet back from the driveway edge, depending on how much space is available in your playing area. Our in-ground systems have various overhang lengths ranging from 3-feet to 4-feet. “Overhang” is the distance from the front of the main pole to the front of the backboard.

It is optimal to create a full 24 inches of space behind the post of the adjustable in-ground basketball systems to allow use of the height adjustment handle.  

Once your new Mega Slam Hoop is installed according to our detailed installation instructions, it’s Game On!

Absolutely. The in-ground basketball systems are anchored by (4) threaded J-bolts installed next to your driveway or in your backyard basketball court. Simply install another anchor system at your new location and re-install your Mega Slam Hoop.  

It’s easy to maintain your new Mega Slam® basketball system:

(1) Keep any organic materials (grass clippings, garbage, etc.) away from the steel pole or base plate to prevent any rust penetrating the powder-coat finish.

(2) Clean the backboard periodically with water or a household glass cleaner and use a soft cotton cloth or paper towels.

(3) If you see any signs of rust on the system just remove the loose paint, gently sand the area, and apply outdoor enamel gloss paint to the affected area.