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Q: Why did they put backboards on basekets?
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What is the meaning of the word backboards?

Backboards are the boards on which the baskets for the sport "basketball" are attached. The backboards are fixed on a frame at the height of 2 meters and 90 centimeters.

How many backboards broken in NBA?

Darryl Dawkins has broken 2 backboards!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Who makes NBA backboards?

I do.

Acrylic basketball backboards?

You can find acrylic basketball backboards online here:

What are the advantages or disadvantages between unbreakable glass backboards vs wooden backboards in basketball?

Glass has better rebound action

When were backboards invented?

the backboard was invented in the 1900s

Can shaq dunk?

yes. as a matter of fact he broke backboards doing it.

When did basketball backboards change to square from round?

in 2000 when Micheal Jordan retired

What is the meaning of the term backboard in medical terms?

Backboards are used in triage by medical personel to provide a straight flat surface to put a patient on in order to move and treat them while they are physically secure and straight.

Are basketball backboards legal in driveways?

i think so i have one and i have seen many houses with them

Why don basketball backboards break anymore?

It's because of the backboard and the bottom bar connected to the ground so when tension is put on the rim all the pressure is going to the bar touching the ground and not the back board

How large is the backboard on basketball goals?

The standard basketball backboard measures 1/2 inch thick by 42 inches high by 72 inches wide. In the National Basketball Association (NBA), their backboards include a rectangle in the center that measures 1.5 feet high and 2 feet wide.