Kobe Bryant To Wear Grinch Shoes On Christmas Against Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers playing on Christmas has become an annual tradition, and this year Kobe Bryant will bring the gift...of Christmas spirit? When the Lakers host LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the Miami Heat on December 25, the 11th straight year the Lakers have played on Christmas Day, Bryant will be wearing brand new shoes. Kobe wearing new shoes on Christmas is not a new phenomenon, but this year's model has a twist, with a Christmas theme.

As the Lakers try to ruin Christmas for the Heat -- although Miami's 8-6 start is getting the ball rolling in that regard -- Kobe will be dressed in style with some Grinch-themed shoes. The new Zoom Kobe VI Christmas are lime green and varsity red, true Christmas colors in honor the classic film. The shoes can be yours for the low, low price of $259.99 per pair, per MarqueeSole.com.

It will be hard for James or Wade to guard Kobe on Christmas when they are busy concentrating on these bad boys (images per MarqueeSole.com):

Kobegrinch1_medium

Kobegrinch2_medium

Tipoff on Christmas Day at Staples Center is 2 p.m. PST. There is no need to adjust the color on your television sets.

For more Lakers news and analysis, be sure to read the SB Nation blog Silver Screen and Roll.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.