Player: Kobe Bryant
Year: 2003

Kobe's sneaker limbo between the end of his adidas deal and the start of his Nike one saw him rock everything from Reebok Questions to Converse Weapons. The bidding war would see JB lace KB with many Lakers colorway exclusives — none more coveted than the Air Jordan 3, a model Kobe showed favor to on and off the court. Could Kobe have been the future of Jordan Brand? We'll never know, but it's safe to say he's doing all right with the Swoosh.