If he never got up, he’d still be called a hero.
And if he hadn’t stepped back on to the court, he’d still be a Hall of Famer.
And if he didn’t hit those free throws, he would still go down in basketball history.
And if he never came back to the game, he’d be a living legend.
But he wouldn’t be Kobe Bryant.
Kobe will debut the KOBE 9 Elite on court closer to the shoe’s retail launch on February 8, 2014.