Kobe Bryant Christmas 2010 ‘Grinch’ Basketball Shoes Rumored To Return

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles lakers gestures while addressing the fans following his final game as a Laker in their season-ending NBA western division matchup aginst the Utah Jazz in Los Angeles, California on April 13, 2016, where the Lakers defeated the Jazz 101-96. / AFP / FREDERIC J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant Christmas 2010 ‘Grinch’ Basketball Shoes Rumored To Return

The Nike shoe may have updated technology

Published May 8th

Written by BET Staff

Sneaker fans looking for a Kobe Bryant memento are in for a treat as the NBA icon’s signature Nike basketball shoes will reortedly be available next year.

According to a leak from FootwearNews.com, the green kicks that Bryant wore in his Christmas Day 2010 game against the Miami Heat -- the Nike Kobe 6 Protro, nicknamed “Grinch” is on its way back and it will include updated technology.

The original footwear is selling for top dollar among sneaker aficionados. StockX is selling it for $1,500 with the high bid at $2,000. On GOAT.com, the lowest price is $1,655 and the top request is $3,320.

Nike has not confirmed or denied the release of the shoe, but that hasn’t stopped the anticipation.

Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images

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