The NBA Playoffs is in full swing and many of league’s stars are grabbing attention not just with their play on the court. Many hoops fans and “sneakerheads” are also keeping an eye on what’s on the players’ feet as well.
The basketball postseason also serves as a great showcase for what some of the world’s top apparel companies have to offer in the shoe game. A lot of players are debuting new designs and special edition versions of their signature lines.
Here are some of the sleek looks from the first round:
Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics, Game 2 vs. Indiana
Shoe: Kyrie 5 PE
Irving played with the “Mamba Mentality” in this exclusive Kobe Bryant-inspired version of his signature shoe. Boston’s star guard netted 37 points to help the C’s rally past Indiana in Game 2. The Nike sneakers feature a snakeskin design and Bryant’s “Sheath” logo combined with Irving’s logo on the heel.