Lifetime 1529 Basketball System Review

Lifetime 1529 Courtside Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System, 50 Inch Shatterproof Backboard, Blue, Standard
  • 50″ x 30″ x 2″ Shatter Proof Fusion backboard with blow molded frame pad is virtually unbreakable
  • Speed Shift height adjustment mechanism easily adjusts from 8-10 feet
  • 31-Gallon portable base provides stability; Can be filled with water or sand
  • Slam-It rim with spring-back action is built to take a slam
  • Designed to withstand the harshest elements; Backed by a 5-year limited manufacturer warranty

The 1529 basketball system from Lifetime is a portable and height adjustable basketball system that is currently one of the best such mid-range systems on the market.

Lifetime 1529 Basketball System Review Card
  • Functionality - 9.4/10
  • Sturdiness - 9.4/10
  • Value - 9.5/10


The 1529 basketball system from Lifetime is probably one of the best portable and height adjustable mid-range basketball systems on the market. It’s got a 50 inch shatterproof backboard, the height can be adjusted in seconds with the help of it’s “speed shift” mechanism and the 31-gallon portable base ensures one of the most sturdy systems in the Lifetime brand lineup.


  • 50-inch Shatter proof fusion backboard
  • Height adjustable in seconds with it’s speed shift mechanism
  • 5 year warranty
  • Budget friendly and represents value


  • Assembly takes a bit longer and might require 2 people
  • Not that many cons for this basketball system since it’s a great mid-range system
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