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A temporary board on the outside of a scaffold.
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He finished the night off by double-tapping the ball off the backboard before slamming it through, which earned him the runner-up and 50 points from the judges.
This first-ever backboard licensed by the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) is available online at www.
Our major goal is to get a fiberglass backboard," Joe said.
Some schools are still using 48" backboards instead of the recommended 42" boards, which are safer for the players and less apt to break.
His dream is to dunk his way into the NBA, where he hopes to shatter records, not backboards.
Thanks to modern technology, our kids don't have to watch Pop sweat up a storm while swearing under his breath, as there is an endless parade of portable basketball backboards and nets available.
Backboards used at aquatics facilities must be compatible with ambulance cots.
CTC, which has proprietary technology for compression molding thermoplastics with long-glass reinforcements, has used gas assist on two PP/long-glass parts--a cargo carrier for Reese Products (shown here) and basketball backboards for Huffy Sports.
Basketball backboards should not be lowered to a level at which the face may come in contact with the net, especially in children younger than fourteen years.
The posts and backboards and boundary lines create a pleasing geometric force field (think Robert Mangold for Sports Illustrated).
Thomas has also been in negotiations to purchase a majority interest in Sure Shot International, a Holly, Michigan-based sporting goods manufacturer of basketball backboards, rims and poles and other items.
Bankshot, a cross between basketball, billiards, and miniature golf, is a wacky game that involves banking a basketball off colorful, geometric-shaped backboards and into baskets to score points.