VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Talks About His Sneaker History

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Talks About His Sneaker History


Kobe Bryant’s personal life outside of basketball has always been active and productive in his entire professional career with the Lakers. In his time off the court, Bryant remains vocal about promoting many events including charity for the homeless in Los Angeles, his get-active campaign with the International Olympic Committee, and his recent commercial appearances for Nike.

In the video above, Kobe recently sat down with Jacques Slade from to talk about his new Kobe IX Elites and his personal overview about the history of his endorsement deal with Nike.

Kobe mentions the incredible job Nike has done behind some of the shoes branded by his personality. Bryant believes that every other NBA star who has a shoe line with Nike, is different and unique its own ways.

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He also talks about a list of artists that inspired him down the road in his projects with Nike. Some musicians that he listed were: Beethoven, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo, and Michael Jackson.

Bryant’s interview with Slade on his latest shoe, the Kobe IX Elites, will soon cover new colorways and a low top version of the Kobe nines.

And finally, Kobe briefly talks about the slow healing process from his lateral tibial plateau injury.


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  • Ced Truz

    Dope interview!

  • Marty Susman

    And we just gave him another $48,000,000 to make more shoe’s, great job guys…