Prevent injuries the hassle-free way with the Spalding Heavy Duty Pole Padding for 3 & 4 Inch. This durable padding is designed for use with round or square basketball goal poles that measure 3, 3.5, or 4 inches in diameter/ around, and features thick 1-inch padding covered in weatherproof black nylon. The surface is screenprinted with the NBA logo, and the padding closes tightly and securely with a Velcro closure.About SpaldingFounded by Boston Red Stockings pitcher A.G. Spalding and his brother, J. Walter Spalding, in 1876, the company (or its successors) been developing innovative products ever since. From creating the first American football, to producing the first basketball for Dr. James Naismith, to the latest advances in INFUSION technology (balls with built-in pumps), Spalding has been on the cutting edge of the sporting goods industry for well over a century. True to the founders' vision, the company has delivered quality goods that reflect a commitment to workmanship in every finished product, every step of the way. Today, these products are manufactured by Russell Brands, LLC, owner of the Spalding trademark.