People who are trying to build a private basketball court are much better off when they choose to purchase and install readymade basketball equipment. There advantages by doing this can include saving on time and effort, along with the benefit of maintaining proper dimensions of the court. Ready to install basketball equipments are ensured to provide proper dimensions of play area and also are built to last long. Basketball goals are no different and can be purchased readily from the market. Basketball goals are basically of two types – one is the wall mount variety that has the backboards, hoops and net and the other is the variety that contains a base that is fixed on the ground. Usually the purchase of the type will be determined by the space availability for the court. People who have extra space can choose to buy and install the base mounted type and those with lesser space can buy and install the wall mount type. Basketball backboards protrude into the play areas, as much as four feet. So, people with space constraints must also compensate for this extra four feet of lack of space, which can be compounded if the actual space is less. Wall mounted basketball goals can overcome this difficulty to some extent. They are mounted on walls and do not take up extra floor space.