Hype Beast – Year after year, the NBA makes the Holiday Season much more interesting due to a heavy lineup of head-to-head games between some of the league’s elite competitors. Alongside looking forward to high-flying dunks and killer crossovers, sneaker enthusiasts are also catered to during this time. Thanks to many brands cooking up special holiday-inspired colorways for their star athletes to wear during the Christmas Day games, the exclusivity and creative themes add much more hype to watching your favorite NBA Stars take the hardwood. This year holds a little bit more weight due to it being Kobe Bryant’s last Christmas Game of his career.
As part of Bryant’s retirement tour, the Nike Kobe X “Christmas” will be the final holiday model that fans see the Black Mamba lace up in for the holidays. Read more…– Hype Beast
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