by August 24, 2007
Hopefully you all have bought KICKS by now (remember, SLAM subscribers, KICKS will not becoming to you, so hit your local newsstand/Wal-Mart/Borders/wherever), and assuming you have, you will have noticed our annual “Kicksology” piece in the “First Step” section of the magazine, where we ran 25 of our favorite on-court shoes from the KICKS era (’98 til now) and promised to tell you who wore what.
Well, here’s your list…
1. Rip Hamilton, Jordan VII
2. LeBron James, Lebron III
3. Kobe Bryant, Huarache 2k4
4. Ray Allen, Jordan V
5. Vince carter, VC Shox
6. Kobe Bryant, Huarache 2k5
7. LeBron James, LeBron IV
8. Shaquille O’ Neal, Shaq Lightup
9. Gary Payton, GP Flightposite
10. Carlos Arroyo , And 1
11. Michael Jordan, Jordan I
12. Allen Iverson, The Answer IV
13. Rip Hamilton, Jordan V
14. Tracy McGrady, T-Mac 5
15. Kobe Bryant, Kobe 2 (Sunshines)
16. Michael Jordan, Jordan III
17. Antoine Walker, Pro Models
18. Kobe Bryant, Reebok Question
19. Ron Artest, K1X Chief Gliders
20. Rasheed Wallace, Air Force 1
21. Derek Fisher, Air Max Uptempo
22. LeBron James, Lebron I
23. Quentin Richardson, Jordan IX
24. Kobe Bryant, Jordan VIII
25. Steve Francis, Reebok Xbeam Franchise