Basketball apparatus that includes a support member, a backboard mounted on the support member, and a hoop mounted on the backboard. The backboard is mounted on the support member for rotation with respect thereto, wherein the backboard is locatable in selected angular positions with respect to a predetermined location that is disposed remote from the support member and the backboard mounted thereon. A detecting device is mounted at the location remote from the support member for detecting the number of shots taken by a player and is also responsive to a device for indicating successful shots to the hoop, wherein the proficiency of a player in shooting the ball through the hoop is accurately calculated and recorded.
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