Who else was going to do it?
The Nike Air Yeezy II isn’t a basketball shoe. Basketball-inspired, yes. Not made to lope up and down an NBA court. Still, none of that mattered to Nate Robinson, even if it crossed his mind.
Nate loves shoes, and if he loves a shoe he’s going to wear it in a game. So the Yeezy II got some minutes last night in San Antonio, at least until Nate left them in the locker room at halftime in favor of his white and red AJ 12s. He finished with 7 points on 3-13 shooting, and the Bulls lost, 101-83. Read into that what you will.
Other kicks highlights of the night included Monta going for 22 in “Red Camo” XX8s, J.R. Smith making his own shoe switch between Kobe 8 colorways, Jordan Crawford back in “Graphite” 14s, Captain Jack taking advantage of that Spikz’ike iD elephant print option, Kobe notching 42 points in Sulfurs, and plenty more…