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    Backstop net for basketball hoop

    I have a play pool with a basketball hoop on the side. It is a great addition to the pool since it allows another option of play for the kids (and me!). However, the hoop faces the neighbors yard - throw an airball or brick it trying to make those difficult HORSE shots and you have to jump the fence to go retrieve the ball.

    Does anyone know of any net system that can be used as a backstop to "extend" the fence so it is less likely to go over? If it can be taken down and stored (for aesthetic purposes) then even better. I'm even down to make something myself but I'm not even sure where to start.
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    Re: Backstop net for basketball hoop

    Sounds like all you would need is a couple PVC pipes in the ground and then a couple longer smaller PVC pipes that slip inside. Connect a big net to the long pieces of pipe and then just slip them into the sleeves in the ground when you want the net up.

    Of the sleeves could be above ground and attached to the fence.
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    Re: Backstop net for basketball hoop

    Where can I get a net?
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    Re: Backstop net for basketball hoop

    I would imagine you could find something like a soccer net at a sporting goods store. Or maybe even a roll of plastic netting from a hardware store.
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    Re: Backstop net for basketball hoop

    We put the volleyball net behind the backboard with the net curved towards the pool on both ends. Doesn't stop all, but definitely keeps in a large number of basketballs.
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    Re: Backstop net for basketball hoop

    Something like this would be ideal. I don't need it to look that professional... but maybe I can figure out a way to do that a little more homemade...

    http://www.sportstop.com/Balls-Field...-Backstop-Wall
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    Re: Backstop net for basketball hoop

    That looks like it would work if you can rig it up somehow.
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    Re: Backstop net for basketball hoop

    I am in the same situation and was wondering if you found a solution that worked well. Thanks in advance.

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