The shoes Kobe Bryant wore in the 2004 NBA All-Star Game will be up for grabs beginning later this month.
Being offered for the first time, the photo-matched and autographed Nike Huarache 2K4 shoes were on Bryant’s feet in the game held on his home court—Staples Center–on February 15, 2004. It was the last All-Star Game in which Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal were Western Conference teammates.
The red, white and blue high tops are dual signed by Bryant with the autographs accompanied by a full LOA from PSA/DNA. According to SCP Auctions, the consignor obtained them directly from Bryant.
The lot will include the original custom drawstring bag in which the shoes were given to Bryant before the game.
The red, white, and blue high-top sneakers matched the jerseys donned by the West that day.
The date of the game “2-15-2004” is sewn into the ankle strap of each shoe, and the distinctive nature of the pair allows them to be identified in any of the photos from the game.
O’Neal was named the game’s MVP with 24 points, but Bryant scored 20 while shooting 75 percent from the field as the West beat the East 136-132.
The shoes will be part of SCP’s 2022 Spring Premier Auction that begins May 18 and concludes June 4. They’re expected to sell for at least $50,000.