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5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
Last year, Nike released a surprising Christmas pack which featured three eye-catching sneakers from their most coveted athletes in Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, and Kevin Durant. This pack sold-out instantly and left those sneakerheads who missed out wondering if they could redeem themselves next year.
The answer to that question is an emphatic yes! Images of this year’s “Christmas” pack have already gone viral with the exception of the Nike Zoom Kobe VIII. That was until recently, when Fantasy Kicks posted the first images of the Nike Zoom Kobe VIII “Christmas”. Take A look at the “Christmas Pack” below and let us know which pair of kicks are your favorite.
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Kobe Bryant wore his Nike Grinch shoes for the past two years on Christmas Day, and it looks like he will be rocking them this year as well. Nike unveiled the kicks today and from the looks of it, I think folks should be fairly happy. How do you think they compare to his 2010 and 2011 shoes?
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