On Christmas Eve, Nike dropped the Kobe 6 Protro “Grinch”, they're a bright neon green with a bold black Nike swoop on the side and the signature of Kobe Bryant himself. The "Grinch" was sold for $180 in-stores, but are now sold out in every store across the country. Your best hope is to catch the shoes on a resale app or websites like StockX for $346, which is almost double. But, with this release came drama. According to entrepreneur and co-founder of Virgin Hyperloop Shervin Pishevar, who worked closely with Kobe before his untimely death, "I met with Kobe Bryant in late December 2019. Kobe wasn’t happy with Nike and was going to leave it in 2020. Kobe was going to start Mamba, a shoe company owned by players. He passed away weeks later. What he was about to do in business was going to eclipse his sports career." Now, Fans are convinced The "Grinch" was meant to be Kobe's last shoe with Nike. A lot of players are paying tribute to him by wearing his shoes.I can't believe its almost a year since Kobe's death. Continue to R.I.P King.