The NBA lockout probably has the NBA fan in your life pretty bummed. They're probably watching college basketball, but it's not completely filling the empty basketball-shaped hole in their life. Nothing but actual NBA basketball will do the trick, but video games sure can help. The latest basketball offering from 2k Sports is out on all consoles, and NBA 2k12 could be a perfect gift for your favorite game console-owning basketball lover.â†µ
Product: NBA 2k12 video game
What It Is: Quite literally, what you will get is a disk that you can insert into your game console. Once you do this, you will be able to play virtual basketball games. It's an awesome basketball video game! Pretty self-explanatory.â†µ
Why It's A Great Gift: Because it's the closest thing to professional basketball that anyone will be seeing before this holiday season is over. Stick it to your local owner who is denying you basketball by playing virtual owner and signing a marginal talent to a max contract!â†µ
Price: $47-52, depending on consoleâ†µ
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