Many people don’t realize this, but you don’t necessarily need to be outside to play basketball, especially if you’re only trying to shoot some hoops as stress relief. You could, for instance, use an indoor basketball hoop. These hoops are designed to fit almost anywhere inside the house without taking too much space or getting in your way. At the same time, it can prove very entertaining for your children as well.
After all, we already established just how much kids love basketball hoops and how useful they can be for a child’s development. All that remains is to find out what the ten best indoor basketball hoops are and what are the features to look for when buying one either for yourself or for your children. Check it out!
10Nerf Sports Nerfoop Set Toy
This complete nerf hoop basketball system was built for indoor or outdoor action, with no limitations whatsoever. You can set up this basketball hoop in just seconds thanks to its ingenious construction and without using any additional tools. At the same time, it is a durable, high-performance set that won’t show any signs of damage even when used intensely over long periods of time.
9Nerf N-Sports Nerfoop Set
Durable and long-lasting, this particular nerf hoop set is one of the most affordable on the market right now. This being said, it is far from being just a simple toy, mainly due to its surprisingly sturdy construction. Intended for both indoor or outdoor use, this basketball hoop can be set up in just seconds without using any tools other than the features it comes packing, features that include a basketball, a backboard, a hoop, a net, brackets, and instructions on how to set it up.
8PREMIUM Durable Adjustable Indoor Mini Basketball Hoop and Ball
RAMgoal’s Premium indoor mini basketball hoop is a high-end hoop by all standards, which explains the price to some extent. Its price can also be justified by its extra thick backboard frame that can handle even the hardest of dunks, its adjustable height feature that allows you to move the hoop up and down with a 13-inch leeway, a 9-inch diameter professional breakaway rim, and an overall sturdy construction.
7POOF Pro Gold Large Basketball Hoop
This particular basketball hoop from Poof is a lot larger than most toy hoops, maybe because it’s a bit more than just a toy. Ideal for any sort of slam dunk competitions or casual jump shots, this hoop can be mounted virtually anywhere there is a door present. At the same time, we should point out that it features a clear polycarbonate backboard that can be hung almost anywhere, along with a breakaway rim, a 23-inches backboard, a net, and a 5-inches inflatable basketball.
6Rough House Lights-Off Glow in the Dark Mini Basketball Hoop
Thanks to a high-quality glow-in-the-dark ball, rim, net, and backboard stickers, this hoop will light up in pitch black darkness for a truly interesting experience. It also comes with an authentic basketball look that includes heavy-gauge hardware and construction, a 9-inch breakaway rim made of solid metal, and an overall very sturdy construction. We should also point out that it uses protective foam-padded hooks that enable it to be easily installed almost anywhere.
5POOF Pro Gold Over The Door Basketball Hoop Set
Similar to Poof’s other hoop we already talked about, this particular basketball hoop is slightly smaller, enabling you to fit it almost anywhere inside the house. It also comes with a breakaway rim, an 18-inch backboard, a net, and a 5-inch inflatable basketball for good measure. Furthermore, it features a clear polycarbonate backboard that can be hanged on the top of almost any door without the risk of damaging the door in any way.
4Franklin Sports Over the Door Mini-Basketball Hoop
Equipped with a dual spring loaded rim, this indoor basketball hoop feels a lot like standard outside hoops to say the least. At the same time, it uses an acrylic backboard designed to provide perfect rebounds and the perfect bank shot, along with an enhanced cushion design intended to protect the doors during playtime. It also has to be said that it comes with a ready-to-play rubber basketball and an inflation pump with a needle.
3RAMgoal Durable Adjustable Indoor Mini Basketball Hoop and Ball
This durable indoor mini basketball hoop from RAMgoal is one of the best on the market at this point in time, not only in terms of sturdiness but adjustability as well. We say this because you can mount the hoop on the wall into studs that are 16 inches apart, meaning that you can position and re-adjust the hoop at any point. It also comes with an adjustable height up, a 9-inch professional breakaway rim, and a 5.25-inch RAMgoal synthetic leather mini basketball.
2Franklin Sports Shoot Again Basketball
Equipped with an authentic plexiglass backboard with an automatic ball feeding system, this particular hoop from Franklin is designed to be entertaining above all else. At the same time, it features an electronic scoring system with a time clock, authentic announcer sounds, and a ball return feature that can rotate 180 degrees in any direction. We should also point out that it comes with a foam basketball that when combined with the hoop’s spring loaded rim make the experience as realistic as possible.
1Spalding NBA Slam Jam Over-The-Door Mini Basketball Hoop
This particular over-the-door mini basketball hoop is among the most popular out there and it’s easy to see why. Made with a steel frame, this hoop features an 18″x10.5″ polycarbonate backboard, a slam jam breakaway rim design, and a door foam padded bracket that helps you install it with ease almost anywhere inside the house. It also comes with a 4″ rubber basketball and all the necessary tools to set the hoop up.