King Pong

PT3 paddle

Though its champions might look more at home in a calculus class than a gym, table tennis doesn’t have to be the sport of nerds, especially when you’ve got magnetic racket covers as slick as these Puma ones. In black or white, the limited-edition sets (there’s a ball case, too) were dreamed up by Ping-Pong fan Johan Liden of NYC design agency Aruliden. They also happen to be the grand prize for the Puma Table Tennis Tournament that starts Saturday 28 at noon at NYTTF (384 Broadway between Walker and White Sts, lower level; We recommend watching some serious slice action at this free event as 32 teams of NYC creatives, including graphic design and fashion firm Staple Design, arts website Flavorpill and Soul Records, go paddle to paddle.