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This Air Jordan 9 Colorway Was The First Nike Sneaker Kobe Bryant Wore

Michael Jordan may have retired from the sport of basketball, but his connection with the world of sneakers remains unchanged. In fact, the first post-retirement Nike sneaker from his own line, a brand new model by the name of Kobe A.D., is already scheduled to arrive at retailers on November 22nd. Even Jordan Brand has dropped a handful of sneakers in homage to the Black Mamba. After playing as a part of the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years, Kobe announced his retirement back in April. During his career, Kobe had once worn the Air Jordan 9 and Jordan Brand will drop that Lakers-theme colorway this year. Continue reading This Air Jordan 9 Colorway Was The First Nike Sneaker Kobe Bryant Wore

This Lakers-Inspired Air Jordan 9 Is Another Nod To Kobe Bryant’s Illustrious Career

Kobe Bryant’s entire professional basketball career of 20 years has been nothing short of historic and it was shocking for many when he made the announcement that he would be retiring from the sport. Whispers about Kobe’s impending retirement had been heard for months, but it still ultimately seemed like the retirement came rather unexpectedly, so much so that even his own coach was shocked. Jordan Brand paid homage to the Black Mamba and his illustrious career by introducing an exclusive Air Jordan Kobe Pack. Now they are back with a more general release, which also appears to be a nod to Kobe and the Air Jordan 9. Continue reading This Lakers-Inspired Air Jordan 9 Is Another Nod To Kobe Bryant’s Illustrious Career