I did it. I mounted my first backboard remote camera (see above photo for the result).
I shot the California Sea Kings massive domination over the Modesto Explosion 121-82. The last 30 seconds of the game was just a blur of Sea King steals and quick dunks.
For my remote camera, I arrived two hours prior to the game and with the assistance of a janitor, I used a ladder to mount my Nikon D300 using a super clamp, which are damn near indestructible for camera support (see below photo). I I shot a 14mm f/2.8 on the glass camera, which is a 21mm on the 1.5 crop sensor cameras and shot a vertical image. I kept about 40 photos, from an original pool of nearly 800.
Next game, I'm going to try a horizontal backboard remote on the other basket.