There are a lot of different types of basketball hoops out there, ranging from free-standing to portable (and everything in between). Although they all fulfill certain purposes, some are better suited for certain uses. The best in-ground basketball hoop is one that you can set up and take down on your own; it's also fairly affordable, which means you won't have to break the bank for it.

If you are thinking about buying an in-ground basketball hoop, there are a few things you need to consider. First, what size hoop do you need? Second, what kind of surface do you want? Third, what materials do you want the hoop to be made of? Fourth, how much do you want to spend? Here are some of the best tips to help you choose the most pleasing in-ground basketball rings for your needs. 

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You need to decide what size hoop you need before anything else. Some hoops can be as small as 18 inches and others can be up to 36 inches tall. It is important to match the size of the hoop with the players on your team. If your team is small, then a smaller hoop is probably best. If your team is larger, then a taller hoop will be better. 

There are three different types of surfaces that basketball hoops can be mounted on: concrete, asphalt, and vinyl. Concrete is the most traditional and hardest surface to play on, but it is also the most durable. Asphalt is a softer surface that can wear down over time, but it is also easier to keep clean. Vinyl is the newest surface and is a soft and plastic surface similar to rubber. It can be cleaned with a damp cloth, making it a great surface for younger players.