Vanessa Bryant's $5,000 Gift

Surprising Basketball Team With Kobe 'Reverse Grinches' Early

Matt Rogo

Matt Rogo

Vanessa Bryant's $5,000 Gift

Vanessa Bryant

A steadfast champion of her late husband Kobe Bryant's legacy, made an impressive slam dunk recently. The USC Trojans' men's and women's basketball teams were in for a delightful surprise as they kicked off their new season. Vanessa, wife of the legendary Kobe Bryant, gifted these college athletes with exclusive pairs of Nike Kobe 6 Protro "Reverse Grinch" sneakers. The philanthropic gesture left the players thrilled and appreciative.


Team Surprise

The USC Trojans, part of the NCAA's "Mamba Programs" – a tribute to Kobe Bryant, entered their new season with a remarkable boost. Vanessa Bryant, who has been advocating for wider access to Kobe's sneakers, joined hands with the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation to present these talented college basketball teams with unreleased Nike Kobe 6 Protro sneakers in the eye-catching 'Grinch' colorway.

The heartwarming video capturing the players' reactions to this unexpected gift quickly gained attention. From joyful dances to heartfelt messages, the Trojans expressed their gratitude. As the Nike Kobe 6 Protro 'Reverse Grinch' is slated for release on December 16, this surprise adds a unique twist to the start of the new college basketball season.


A Guardian of Kobe's Legacy

Vanessa's dedication to preserving Kobe's legacy is unmistakable. In the wake of the "Kobe Brand" revival this August, the availability of his signature sneakers has remained limited. Vanessa has voiced her concerns about this issue and is actively working towards ensuring more people can enjoy these highly sought-after basketball shoes. Her commitment to upholding Kobe's remarkable legacy is a shining example of the lasting impact Kobe had, both on and off the court.

A Slam Dunk Start to the Season

As the NCAA basketball season gets into full swing, the USC Trojans are not just game-ready; they are also stepping onto the court with a touch of Kobe's spirit. Fans and sneaker enthusiasts can anticipate seeing these exclusive Kobe 6 Protro 'Reverse Grinch' sneakers in action. Thanks to Vanessa Bryant's thoughtful gesture, the Trojans have already had a slam dunk start to the season.

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