This recall involves Spalding Momentous EZ Assembly Portable Basketball Goals. The goals have a 50 inch or 54-inch acrylic clear backboard with a visible “H-frame” providing support behind the backboard, or a 54-inch acrylic clear backboard with aluminum trim, but no H-frame. All backboard styles are attached to a black metal pole with a black metal arm. “Spalding” is printed on the front of the black base and “6E” is molded on the back. The numbers 1010, 1011 or 1012 are printed to the right of the CAUTION statement on the front of the backboard.
The firm has received 26 reports of weld failures including three backboards separating from the pole. One injury involving the backboard hitting a consumer on the shoulder/upper torso and one injury hitting a consumer on the head has been reported.
Contact Spalding at 800-558-5234 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, on Friday from 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. CT, or online at www.spalding.com/recall.html or www.spalding.com and click on Recall at the bottom of the home page under SUPPORT for more information.