June 3, 2010 BY John Kim
A lot of attention went toward the Nike LeBron VII P.S., but turns out it was much ado abou…well, nothing, really. LeBron James fell short of the NBA Finals once again but his West-Coast counterpart Kobe Bryant managed to give his Lakers team a third-straight NBA Finals appearance. The only postseason colorway of his Nike Zoom Kobe V was the Kobe V POP, but for the Finals, Nike had something special in mind. Check out these new detailed images of the Nike Zoom Kobe V Big Stage Edition; The upper features a graphic that details Kobe’s fruits of the season, like reaching 25,970 points for his career (most by any Laker) and earning a 12th trip to the NBA All-Star Game. Kobe Bryant was born for the Big Stage and tonight, he begins his quest for a fifth overall championship while wearing the Big Stage Kobe V. There’s also a new commercial devoted to Kobe’s quest for a 5th ring so continue reading for detailed pics of the shoes and for the new vid. via Nike Basketball.