Hermes Basketball

Hermès has just released this: bright blue calfskin basketball priced at a whopping $12,900. Robert Chavez, Hermes U.S. CEO says, “It represents the sky, the ocean and all the beautiful pools that are a way of life in L.A. and Southern California.” The exceptional quality of the leather as well as the artisanal craftsmanship account for the ball’s price.

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NBA 2K12 Covers

Even if are uncertain about the next NBA season, 2K Sports has the next best alternative, NBA 2K12. Last year was the year of Michael Jordan as you took control of his “Airness” to re-enact his most famous games and wear all of his shoes. He of course graced the cover of 2K11. This year we see three covers that will feature not only MJ once again but also legends Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as well. No word yet on how much control you will have over the stars, but this will fill in the void of basketball. Look for the game later this year.  Hit the jump to see the other covers…

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