The 10 Best Glass Backboards
November 25, 2018: The physics phenomenon known as "bouncing" is pretty important to basketball, so we turn to actual glass for the most authentic experience. Most residential setups will work best with a 60-inch model, as the regulation size can be overkill for smaller courts. Below 60 inches, there are a couple kid- and adolescent-sized models, but don't spend an arm and a leg on something that the little one may soon grow out of. If space is a concern, for that matter, there are a couple wall- and roof-mountable models floating around. We've also included a number of high-end conversion boards, which bolt directly to existing hardware, and there are some super-high-end units on the list that school administrators should keep in mind when it's time to remodel the gym.