Like it or not, the LeBron vs. Kobe puppets have become a staple in our ESPN-saturated culture. Not familiar with the puppets, or Kobe or LeBron for that matter? Well, that is why we have the LeBron and Kobe cluster to help you brush up on your pro basketball knowledge.
Check out all of the Kobe and LeBron innovations, from college superstar sneaks to baller models.
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In Honor of the Lebron vs. Kobe Puppets
NBA Champion Kobe Pokes Fun at LeBron in Nike Ad (UPDATE)
Kobe Bryant Launches Sina.com Blog in Both Chinese and English
Parochial School Kicks
The Air Lebron Christ the King Edition Makes Me Say 'Hallelujah'
"What If?" Branding
Kobe Bryant ‘Varsity Bones' College Kicks Based on Choosing NBA
Extreme Stunt YouTube Ads
Kobe Bryant Jumps Over Aston Martin for Nike
LeBron James Gets Animated For Nike MVPuppets Commercial
College Superstar Sneaks
Nike and LeBron James Set to Release School-Minded Shoes
Basketball Superstars as Models
LeBron James Covers Vogue
Bruce Lee-Inspired Kicks
Latest Nike Zoom Kobe V Reference a Martial Arts Master
Puppet Bling T-Shirts
Kobe Bryant Sparks Buying Frenzy For Nike's 4 Ring Tee
Basketball Star Watches
Kobe Bryant Collaborates With Nubeo for the Nubeo Black Mamba
Kobe Bryant Models Expensive Duds for L'Uomo Vogue
Historic Basketball Performances
Replay Kobe Bryant's Momentous Scoring with Google Video
Two-Timing Magazine Covers
Kobe Bryant and Chloe Sevigny in L'Uomo Vogue
Celebrity Endorsed Olympic Branding
Nike Hyperdunk-Kobe PE
The Nike Zoom Kobe V is Truly the Gift That Keeps on Giving
Talcum Powder-Tossing in Ads
LeBron James in 'Chalk' for Nike