The last week of the NBA regular season brought a lot of memorable moments. Per usual, the stars brought out their best kicks for one last time this regular season. For some, it was their last hoorah.
PJ went deep into his collection, we saw Kobe’s signature line influence in more ways than one, Westbrook upped his game and so much more.
As we look ahead to the playoffs, take a glimpse at the final 10 best KOC from the regular season below.
10. Jordan Why Not Zer0.2 PE
+ Jordan and The Brodie have cooked up some fire colorways on Westbrook’s second signature shoe model
+ Westbrook averaged a triple-double for a third consecutive season. Historic on all levels
9. Nike Zoom Kobe 7 “Christmas”
+ The Nike Kobe 7 “Christmas” debuted in 2011 as Kobe and the Lakers hosted the Chicago Bulls
+ The leopard printed upper and crazy color combo was miles ahead of its time
8. Nike Zoom KD 12
+ KD’s twelfth signature shoe might be his most technical one due to the enlarged Zoom bag
+ Nike pushed the boundaries of innovation as it the KD 12 is the first shoe to have its middles removed in order to make way for the full-length Zoom bag
7. Nike PG 3 “Mamba Mentality”
+ The Nike PG 3 “Mamba Mentality” is inspired by Bean and PG’s similar killer instinct. You can read more on the shoe and its detail here
+ PG drained a game-winning three against the Houston Rockets. It’s gotta be the shoes!
6. Li-Ning Way of Wade 7 PE
+ Future Hall-of-Famer Dwyane Wade wore an eye-catching PE as he played his last home game in Miami as a part of his #OneLastDance farewell tour. Be sure to look at every shoe Wade has worn throughout his career here
+ Wade also brought out a gold iteration of his celebratory PE against the Philadelphia 76ers
5. Nike KD 3 “All-Star”
+ The KD 3 featured a synthetic leather upper paired often with patent leather and even Flywire
+ Tucker also brought out a Nike KD 5 iD as the Rockets visited the Thunder for their last regular season home game
4. Nike Kobe 4 Protro PE
+ A clean patent leather upper dons this exclusive Kobe 4 Protro for the one and only DeMar DeRozan
+ The USC product is the heir to Kobe’s signature line with all the PEs the Swoosh has gifted to the Spurs guard
3. Aleali May x Air Jordan 10
+ The AJ 10 was the second of three collaborative installments between Jordan Brand and fashion icon Aleali May
+ Did Tucker solidify his Kicks On Court crown with this pair? We think so
2. Nike Kyrie 5 “Mamba Mentality”
+ The pair is inspired by the Nike Kobe 5 “Chaos” which drew inspiration from the notorious Joker character
+ Take a look at every sneaker Uncle Drew has worn this season here
1. Air Jordan 4 “Oregon” PE
+ Tucker brought out yet another priceless PE courtesy of the Oregon Ducks. At this rate, Tucker might have more PEs than a college equipment room
+ If you haven’t already, be sure to feast your eyes on every shoe that Tucker has worn this season here