wikiHow to Make a Basketball Hoop Out of Metal Hangers

You want a basketball rim, you don't have enough money to buy a professional one. Here I am going to show you how to build one out of metal hangers, and a Basketball net.

Steps

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    Take 4-8 strong metal hangers. (depending on size)
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    Open them up until they are completely straight (I suggest you use a pliers for that).
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    Put them all together, and twist the two ends.
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    Now shape it into a roundish-ovalish shape, that looks like a rim.
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    Now try to pass a basketball through the loop
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    Take the Strong black tape, and wrap 2 layers around all the hangers.
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    Now take the Basketball Hoop Net, and slide each hole through the hangers. (Straighten them out).
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    Now take another hanger, and put it on top of the Basketball Hoop Net. (The Basketball Hoop net, is already on the rim, so put the extra hanger on top of it).
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    Now put another Layer of tape around it.
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    Squeeze the tape all around (To tighten it).

Tips

  • You could use more hangers, so the rim can be very strong.

Warnings

  • Be very careful with the sharp edges on the hangers. They can poke out an eye.

Things You'll Need

  • Roll of STRONG tape
  • 4-8 metal hangers
  • Basketball Hoop Net

Article Info

Categories: Basketball