On Thursday, Kobe Bryant was officially cleared to return to basketball activities. Many in southern California were undoubtedly excited by the news but USC football coach Steve Sarkisian must have been extra thrilled as he used the news of the Mamba’s return to showcase the custom Kobe X sneakers that every player on his team would receive.

A play on the Kobe X “Pain” graphic, the sneaker comes in a pretty great black and red colorway.

[Steve Sarkisian]


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