Raptors Surprise Kobe Bryant with Custom Sneakers After Final Game in Toronto

Katie Richcreek@BookstoreKatieFeatured ColumnistDecember 8, 2015

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Kobe Bryant has made it clear he does not want the bells and whistles of a farewell tour—no on-court ceremonies or gift presentations from opposing teams so as not to "detract" from the games, as Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding reported.

But when the Los Angeles Lakers flew up north for Monday night's matchup against the Toronto Raptors, DeMar DeRozan and Co. weren't about to let that request stop them from honoring the star following his final game at Air Canada Centre.

DeRozan presented Bryant with custom "Liquid Gold" Nike Kobe 10 EXT Mids, which feature various graphics commemorating the Black Mamba as well as some representation of the Raptors.

The kicks came with a custom hat, too, done up in a similar fashion.

[DeMar DeRozan, h/t Sole Collector]

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