Wilson X Connected Basketball

Wilson's smart basketball tracks when you make a shot (hands-on)

We have seen smartphones, smartwatches and even smart socks. Could the next big thing in connected devices be a smart basketball? Wilson believes so.

The sporting goods giant is introducing a $200 Connected Basketball that can track the range of your shots and whether you make or miss them. The gadget magic happens completely inside the ball, without the need for attachments -- on you or the hoop -- and the results, of course, are available on a smartphone app.

I've spent the past few weeks shooting around with the ball, and I'm left torn. It's an impressive piece of hardware, albeit a costly one, but there are still some kinks that need to be worked out.

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