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