Kobe Bryant

Nationality: American / Age: 35 / Discipline: Basketball
Idolized as a dominant impetus in basketball, Kobe is the reigning talent of our time. Earning his stripes in every avenue of the sport, Bryant’s name is extensively associated with breaking records and as a scoring leader. Making his long-awaited return to the paint this December after a ruptured Achilles left him unavailable for a large part of last season and this, Bryant pressed on for his 20th year with the Lakers, also signing an extension worth $48.5 million that would make him the first NBA player to serve two decades with one team. Recently, the ninth iteration of the Philadelphia-born athlete’s signature sneaker hit shelves, arriving as the Nike Kobe 9 Elite, introduced with Nike’s Lunarlon and Flywire trademark technologies.