Installation

Raise your hoop high

Installing your Mega Slam Hoop correctly is critical for your system to work well and to have a lifetime of fun. Install your system right by either finding a local installer or following the specific instructions and watching helpful videos.

FIND A LOCAL INSTALLER

Many of the local installers are members of the United Assembles Network and well-reviewed. Pick your state below to find a pro installer.

Mega Slam Hoops, LLC does not assume any liability or risk for installations performed by any technician. All of the installers are independent contractors, and are not employed by Mega Slam Hoops, LLC.

THE BASICS

Knowing what's involved when installing your Mega Slam Hoop is important so you can have a lifetime of fun. Reference your model's specific manual for the exact details.

  • IN-GROUND
  • WALL-MOUNT
step 1: Plan and prep
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Plan & prep

step 1: Plan and prep

Pick the perfect spot where you want your hoop to live. Look at your model specs and consider the overhang distance (front of main pole to front of backboard) as it relates to your playing surface. Note: Call 811 before you dig. Hitting a below-ground utility line by accident is no fun.

step 2: dig & pour
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Dig & pour

step 2: dig & pour

Dig a 48"-deep hole and fill it with concrete to build the foundation for your in-ground hoop. It will take a lot of concrete, so be ready. Check your instructions before you start digging.

Step 3: Level the anchor
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Level your anchor

Step 3: Level the anchor

After 72 hours of drying concrete, it's time to make sure to level the system. You want a level the system because it will play true. Watch our video on how to level the anchor.

Step 4: Install your system
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Install your system

Step 4: Install your system

If you're planning on installing a Mega Slam Hoop yourself, better call some friends. Our systems are no-joke heavy and require at least 4 strong people to lift a large glass backboard. Each model is a little different, so reference your manual.

Step 5: Start slamming
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Start slamming

Step 5: Start slamming

The very second you tighten the last screw, it's time to start jamming.

Plan and Prep
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Plan and prep

Plan and Prep

Before you pick that perfect wall to handle the full weight of our wall-mount system (they are super heavy), you probably want to get a contractor or professional installer to help you. An installer will help you know if your "awesome hoop wall" is actually a safe one.

Install the system
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Install the system

Install the system

Once you've found that perfect (and safe) wall, make sure you have at least 4 strong people to lift a large glass backboard. Each model installation is a little different, so reference your installation manual.

Bring out the jam
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Bring out the jam

Bring out the jam

The very second you tighten the last screw, it's time to get your game on.

VIDEOS

Watch how the pros installs the Mega Slam Hoop the right way.

MANUALS

Download your Mega Slam Hoop manual for detailed step-by-step instructions.

Installation FAQs

How do I install my Mega Slam?

You can install your own Mega Slam hoop or find a professional installer to help you. The back boards and basketball systems are quite 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.

Learn more about installing a Mega Slam Hoop.

Where can I find an installer to assemble my Mega Slam Hoop?

If you’re looking for a trusted and professional installer for your Mega Slam Hoop, search our local installer-database.  Find an installer.

We are endorsed by the United Assemblers Network (UAN) as a quality product and work with their Network of experienced and trusted installers when we can.

What if I want to paint lines onto my court?

We offer a stencil kit that makes this process easier. You can purchase the stencil kit on our Accessories Page.