The 2021-22 NBA season saw the Phoenix Suns defeat the LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers to cement themselves as the Western Conference Champions, before ascending to the Finals that year. This was the same year, star shooter Devin Booker made his NBA playoffs debut, which saw the young player finish the playoffs with 601 points.
Throughout the playoffs, Booker had a constant lucky charm. He wore his one-of-a-kind purple
Heavily influenced by his close relationship with the late Kobe Bryant, the shoe features Booker’s own handwritten tributes to his mentor. The right sneaker features a handwritten message, “Be Legendary,” a piece of advice given to Booker by Bryant himself, as well as his own signature and the #1. The shoe also features the handwritten stat, “Close Out vs. LAL, 47 pts 11r 3a,” as a reminder of one of his biggest milestones. The left sneaker features the messages, “Be Legendary,” #mambamentality, his signature and #1 and the date “6/3/21” written. The shoe is in size 14.5 and arrives with a yellow Nike Air box with a clear plastic Phoenix Suns bag and printed tissue paper that reads, “1. Philadelphia 2. Toronto 3. Vancouver 4. Milwaukee 5. Minnesota 6. Boston 7. Los Angeles 8. New Jersey 9. Dallas 10. Indiana 11. Oakland 12. Cleveland 13. Charlotte.”
Those looking to place their own bid can check out DevinBookerAuction. Bids are accepted between September 22 to 29.
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