The advantage is a normal size for ordinary players. There is also a basketball supplied that is at the middle array of sizes for easier handling in the swimming pool. The foundation is capable of carrying around 115 lbs of weight using water or sand to weigh it down satisfactorily. The backboard is made of polyurethane for durability with time. The rim does are inclined to show signs of rust with time. Saltwater pool water impacts it poorly. The white coloring also loses its colour over the possession period and requires down sanding and simmer to replace its own coat. Employing a rust shield protective spray prior to meeting is likely advised. There is a 3-year limited guarantee with this item.