Vanessa Bryant gifts Kobe’s rare ‘Grinch’ Nike sneakers to Kim Kardashian
The late NBA star first appeared in the neon green kicks in 2010
Vanessa Bryant gave several of her famous friends a pair of rare Nike Kobe 6 Protro "Grinch" sneakers.
Kim Kardashian West and her mom Kris Jenner got the kicks, with Kardashian sharing the surprise in a video on their Instagram story, PEOPLE reports.
"OMG thanks [Vanessa] I'm screaming !!!" Jenner wrote on her Instagram story. "Love my Kobe !!!"
Read more: Vanessa Bryant's mother replies to the statement: "I am disappointed."
According to Sneaker News, the "Grinch" sneakers cost around $ 130 to $ 180, but resellers charge up to $ 1,700. The coveted Nikes won't be open to the public until Christmas Eve.
Vanessa also sent a pair of neon green sneakers to radio personality Patty Rodriguez, who had a photo of them titled "Mamba Forever" in her IG story.
Kobe stepped out of the "Grinch" sneakers for the first time in 2010, before they opened to the public on Christmas Day that same day. According to Sneaker News, the upcoming new edition contains some modifications, such as: B. "Zoom Air Unit Positioning, Outsole Patterns, and Other Performance-Related Details".
Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash earlier this year along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna (GiGi) and seven other people. Since then, his widow has marked several milestones, including her 21st birthday and Kobe's 42nd birthday in August.
Read more: Vanessa Bryant Talks Kobe, Gianna for TIME In Memoriam's Person of the Year 2020
"To my baby ~ Happy Birthday. I love you and miss you more than I can ever explain. I wish you and Gigi were here to celebrate YOU! I wish I could make you your favorite meal or a birthday cake with my Gigi, ”Vanessa wrote on Instagram at the time.
She continued, “Thank you for growing up with me and teaching me how to be strong. How to try to see the best in people but cut the bs out. Your thoughtful gestures and the amazing way you made us all feel are deeply missed. I imagine your smile and your big hugs every day. "
Vanessa and Kobe married in 2001 and welcomed four daughters, Natalia (17), Gianna (13), Bianka (3) and Capri (1).
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