Back on February 8, the Lakers and Cavs met in what could potentially be a prelude to the NBA Finals.
Amid the hype, Upper Deck Authenticated worked a deal to have two of its big name clients sign their shoes with a Sharpie, then wear them in a game. LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are both under contract to the company.
The "instant memorabilia" project was taped, and although Kobe somewhat mysteriously begged off adding his autograph after the contest, James was actually afraid of screwing up his signature.
Luckily, no opposing player stepped on LeBron’s bright white Nikes and defiled the autograph, so…here’s the whole story: