On Kobe Bryant's eighth anniversary, Vanessa Bryant surprised members of the Dodgers with customised trainers.
On Kobe Bryant's eighth anniversary, Vanessa Bryant surprised members of the Dodgers with customised trainers.

Dodgers Honored with Exclusive Kobe Bryant Sneakers

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On the eighth anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s last NBA game, his widow, Vanessa Bryant, presented members of the Dodgers with exclusive sneakers from the late basketball star’s signature Nike line. 

The sneakers, featuring a team color scheme, were gifted as a special tribute to Bryant’s legacy.

Exclusive Nike Kobe 6 LA Dodgers PE Shoes:

The Dodgers expressed their gratitude to Vanessa Bryant through a thank-you message on social media, accompanied by photos of the exclusive sneakers. 

A video shared on Instagram also showcased players opening their new Nike Kobe 6 LA Dodgers PE shoes.

Player Reactions:

Mookie Betts, a standout Dodgers player, expressed his excitement, stating that he planned to wear the sneakers every day. 

Manager Dave Roberts echoed Betts’ sentiments, describing the sneakers as “ridiculous” and expressing his intention to wear them with “Mamba pride.”

Remembering Kobe Bryant’s Legacy:

Kobe Bryant’s final NBA game, where he scored 60 points for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Utah Jazz on April 13, 2016, is commemorated annually as Mamba Day in honor of his Black Mamba nickname. 

Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash at the age of 41 on January 26, 2020, leaving behind a continuing legacy in the world of sports and beyond.

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