First Team Sports Equipment

First Team manufactures premium basketball goals, systems and accessories suitable for a wide range of uses.

First Team Inc. is proud to manufacture premium basketball goals, systems and accessories in our plant in Hutchinson, Kan. We started making indoor and outdoor basketball equipment in 1996 and soon developed a reputation as one of the premier manufacturers of basketball equipment. Whether you're looking for a basketball hoop, net, backboard, padding or something else, First Team has you covered. And we're proud to use top-quality materials made with pride right here in the U.S.

At First Team, we manufacture basketball equipment that is suitable for players of all skill levels. Our top-of-the-line basketball hoops are approved for competitive play all the way up to the professional ranks. Inside the gym, the reputation of our equipment speaks for itself. Our hoops are engineered for durability, low maintenance and uncompromising performance. Available with padding options that will ensure the safety of all your players. Even if they can jump out of the gym, our hoop padding will help keep them safe.

First Team can provide everything you need to play the game, whether at home or under the gymnasium lights. We make a variety of basketball goals, including breakaway, flex, fixed, portable and wall-mount basketball options. We have basketball nets available in your choice of nylon, steel or chain. First Team makes basketball backboards in many materials, including tempered glass, acrylic, fiberglass and steel. With safety as well as quality in mind, we offer padding for backboards as well as for walls and columns to help keep players safe in even the hardest-fought contests.

First Team also produces a host of basketball accessories. These include stencil kits to help you create a regulation-size basketball court as well as other items such as ball retention nets, ground anchor kits, dry-erase clipboards and basketball scorebooks. We even have arcade basketball games for those who can't get enough hoops and want to bring this great game into their home, office or business.

When you're looking for quality, made-in-America basketball equipment, you'll find it at First Team Inc. If you have any questions, just call us toll free or fill out and send in our handy online question form.

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First Team Inc. has a large selection of basketball backboards and rims to suit your particular needs and budget. From competition-grade glass backboards that come with a lifetime warranty to playground backboards that are weather-resistant and practical, we’ve got the appropriate basketball backboard for your unique environment and gameplay demands. We can help you build a custom basketball goal from the ground up or assist with your replacement backboard in schools, gymnasiums, playgrounds and more. Safety, durability and reliability are built into every single First Team backboard.

Built with safe and long-lasting materials, including durable powder-coated steel and the most durable positive lock mechanisms on the market, our high-quality basketball rims provide safe, engaging play in all environments. We offer basketball rims that meet all NCAA and high school specifications, allowing the most competitive teams to perform at their best pro-level play. All of our basketball rims come with an anti-whip net and mounting hardware for your convenience. Our products come standard with lengthy, industry-leading warranties to help protect your purchase for the long-term.

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Whether you’re in the market for a portable basketball goal for intense neighborhood matches or collegiate practice or need a rugged wall-mounted basketball goal with a lifetime warranty, First Team has got you covered. We provide top-of-the-line basketball goals available with a wide variety of backboard materials and customization options, including backboard and base/pole padding to provide extra safety. First Team can help you find the right portable basketball goal, in-ground adjustable basketball goal, in-ground fixed-height basketball goal, wall-mount basketball goal, roof-mount basketball goal, poolside basketball goal or arcade basketball game.

From backyard hoopsters to professional shooters, we’ve got the basketball hoop system required for your level of play. If you’re looking for the most versatile option, explore our selection of rolling, portable basketball hoops. These products are equipped with a rolling transport wheels that let you roll it easily into storage once you’re done playing. We also carry permanent wall-mount and roof-mount basketball hoops that are appropriate for competitive indoor play as well as in-ground basketball goals that you can permanently install in your outdoor court. First Team Inc. covers all of our goals with industry-leading warranties for complete purchase protection.

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Basketball hoop safety padding is an excellent way to make gameplay even safer and more spirited than before. First Team offers the best safety padding for your goal, whether you need competition basketball backboard padding that meets NCAA and high school specifications or recreational backboard padding to increase safety at your home or recreational facility. We also offer complete basketball system padding that includes basketball pole padding, base padding and ballast box padding for enhanced safety during the most intense matches.

Our padding can be ordered in your team’s colors for an added pop of school spirit and can even be coordinated with wall and column padding for a professional-looking gym that’s safe and practical. First Team is also happy to provide you with custom lettering for your basketball hoop padding so that you can bring serious team spirit into the gym. We’re happy to offer free custom lettering on some orders when you purchase a complete system. You can choose from three font styles and 16 colors for a completely custom basketball court finish.

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Turn every match into NBA-level play with First Team Inc.’s high-quality basketball accessories. We provide the best in basketball scoring equipment, basketball nets, basketball court stencil kits, ball carts, basketball retention barrier nets, basketball hoop locks and so much more. Our basketball scoreboards are perfect for high schools, gymnasiums, recreational facilities and more. Choose from tabletop portable scoreboards that you can take with you from court to court and easy-to-read styles with cable controllers for effective, fair score-keeping.

We also offer a huge variety of basketball nets for gym and residential use, including anti-whip basketball nets made from nylon and steel. If you’re looking for a long-lasting basketball net that will withstand constant abuse, explore our selection of steel basketball nets made with zinc-plated steel that will outlast your standard nylon style. In our miscellaneous department, you’ll find a wide variety of useful basketball accessories to keep the court clean, safe and secure. This selection includes the best basketball practice accessories, including basketball retention barrier nets for outdoor use.

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