If you're like me, and you always wanted to have sneakers that could
electronically record your 12-inch vertical leap, then Nike has the shoe for
It's called the LeBron X, named after some basketball player whose name escapes us, and a pair can be yours for the low, low price of around 300 bucks.
The Wall Street Journal reports that these high-priced tenners come complete with motion sensors that measure how high you leap, whether it's in feet, inches or microns. They're expected to hit the market some late evening in the fall, so the nation's mall police will be on full alert.
After initial stories pegged the LeBron X price at $315, Nike officials cried foul, and ESPN points out that the footwear will be selling instead for a paltry $290. And of course, since we're talking about Nike, approximately 0.00000001 percent of all sales will go to pay the youthful employees making the shoes in its Third World shops.
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