Kobe Bryant earsn US$23,500,000 a year and that is solely from his contract with the Lakers, not including the many millions more he would accumulalte via sponsorships. The world of basketball is one of opulence.

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Victor Solomon recognises this lavish life with his Literally Ballin’ collection of stained glass and gold leafed basketball backboards and hoops. A reminiscence of old school wealth and luxury is presented and juxtaposed against the new world riches of the super athletes of today.

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The Tiffany-style backboards are too good to even consider throwing a ball at, and Solomon states this alludes to the idea that famous sports people are untouchable in the eyes of the proletariat.

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Untouchable or not, these would look epic in a commercial. Did someone say Nike?

 

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