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Shaquille O’Neal wanted a Lamborghini Gallardo in 2008, but one straight from the factory just wasn’t going to work. So, he had to buy two of them, with one being brand new, and then have a shop combine them into the stretched example you see here.
2K Games revealed that the ‘Jordan Challenge’ mode in NBA 2K23 will let you relive his hall-of-fame career through 15 playable moments, starting from the early days as a college sensation, to his game-winning shot in the 1998 NBA Finals. Each of these challenges features a pre-game interview, complete with a luminary who was a part of what made every game special.
Nike Basketball and PlayStation have teamed up yet again for another pair of video game-themed sneakers. Called the PG 5 PlayStation 5 colorway, LA Clippers star Paul George worked with several designers, including Yujin Morisawa, the artist who designed the PS5 console’s, to bring the spirit of his game and the look of the console to life in this creative collaboration.
ESPN’s The Last Dance documentary not only showcases the life of Michael Jordan, but his many vehicles too, including this 1996 Meredes-Benz S600 Lorinser. For those who have seen this part, you’ll know that Michael Jordan throws out the first pitch at an MLB game before taking off in his customized W140 S-class to escape the press.
The Oura Ring 2 is designed to monitor sleep, pulse, movement, heart activity and temperature. NBA officials are offering players a ring whose maker says can track a user’s health data as well as predict if users are about to show symptoms of coronavirus infection. Does it work? Only time will tell, but for now, iFixit decided to tear down one of these smart rings to see what they’re all about.