Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant Exchange Shoes, Kobe Writes 'To KD, Be the Greatest'

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistDecember 24, 2015

Greats recognize greats.

After the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the Los Angeles Lakers 120-85 on Wednesday night, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant exchanged shoes.

We've seen the jersey-swap tradition take over the NFL, so it's cool to see KD and the Mamba paying homage to each other.

"Yeah. Yeah, don't tell nobody, though," Durant said when asked about the exchange. "I don't want to be looked at as a softie."

Bryant wrote a special message on the kicks he gave Durant:

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