The 24 best Kobe Bryant shirts, Lakers jerseys, Nike signature shoes, posters and other gear

The tragic news of the helicopter crash that took the lives of the 41 year old NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others was a nightmare for many basketball fans around the world.

The world lost not only a legendary basketball player in Kobe Bryant way too soon, but a remarkable individual, an unyielding competitor, his family lost a son, a father, and husband, He was an inspiration to untold millions of boys and girls around the world.

Since his death, the tributes honored Kobe from all around the globe. The flowers, jerseys, murals, and dedications to the Lakers superstar showed how far reaching his influence was and was a testament to Bryant’s profound impact on not only the sport of basketball, but perhaps his “Mamba Mentality,” his fearlessness, and individual will to succeed may ultimately be bigger than his basketball legacy.

The Top Kobe Bryant Shirts, Jerseys, Shoes & More

I always knew that Kobe Bryant was one of the NBA’s most popular players in the history of the league, but didn’t realize how much until his death highlighted his impact and contributions on the court and off.

No surprise that Kobe Bryant’s Lakers jerseys, his signature shoes, actions figures, shirts, banners, and anything else bearing #24 or #8, his name or likeness have soared in demand. Here are, in no particular order, our editors picks for the top 15 pieces of Kobe Bryant gear and memorabilia.

Kobe Bryant Signature Fadeaway on Long Sleeve T-Shirt 

Out of all of Kobe’s signature moves, his most famous might be his turnaround, fade away jumper. This is represented with Kobe wearing #24 in yellow with purple outlines on a black long sleeve tee.  A simple yet powerful shirt showing off the Black Mamba’s iconic move. Get the shirt.

This long sleeve Kobe Bryant tee is also available in short sleeve and as a sweatshirt and comes in over a dozen different colors. 

Kobe Bryant’s Rookie #8 Jersey (Lakers Home Uniform)

This classic yellow no. 8 jersey was worn by Kobe in his first-ever game for the LA Lakers on Nov. 3, 1996. You can pick one up at Fanatics.

Kobe 8/24 Tribute T-Shirt (White)

This Kobe 8 24 t-shirt says it all. Everyone will know that this is a tribute to Kobe Bryant’s two jersey numbers #8 and #24 emblazoned on a simple white t-shirt. This design dedicated to Kobe is also available in several colors.

Kobe Bryant’s Rookie #8 Purple Lakers Jersey (Away Uniform)

The 18-year-old Kobe wore the classic purple (away) version of his no. 8 jersey during his first and only Slam Dunk contest appearance in 1997. Despite a mediocre first-round performance, Kobe came through in the final round and won the contest as a rookie.

The Nike Zoom Kobe IV Signature Shoes

Widely regarded by fans and sneakerheads as Kobe’s best signature shoe ever, the Nike Zoom Kobe IV was beloved by his stans and NBA players alike. Kobe closed out the 2009 NBA finals wearing a pair of these shoes and was named NBA Finals MVP.

The above image represents only one of the dozens of colorways available since the immensely popular Kobe IVs were released in 2009.

Kobe Bryant T-shirt in Yellow

This best selling Kobe Bryant t-shirt from TeePublic displays a styled version of a a classic Kobe Bryant silhouette with the jersey letter blocked with “KOBE BRYANT” in a modern font that fills all the spaces. This appears on a yellow t-shirt, but also comes in black, white and a dozen other styles. Go here to see it.

Kobe Bryant’s 81 Points White Lakers Jersey (#8)

On January 22nd, 2006, Kobe gave us the NBA’s second greatest scoring performance in the history of the league. The Black Mamba couldn’t be stopped; torching the Toronto Raptors for 81 points. The jersey you see below was the uniform style and design Kobe was wearing on that historic night.

Whether this Kobe jersey is still in stock or not, we’re going to see his jerseys fly off the shelves. With that demand Kobe will set another record; he’ll become the first non-active player in the NBA’s annual best-selling jerseys list they publish at the end of the season. And rightfully so.

Nike’s Kobe Fade to Black Special Collection

Kobe’s last NBA game was one for the ages as he once again took over in the fourth quarter and scored 60 points in a comeback victory against the Utah Jazz. These are the shoes Kobe was wearing for his farewell game.

The shoes he wore this game were part of Nike’s special “Fade To Black” collection. Also referred to as the “Black Mamba” Pack that highlighted thirteen sneakers to honor Kobe’s last season in the NBA. This popular FTB collection featured all eleven of Kobe Bryant’s signature shoes with Nike along with the Huarache 2k4 and the Hyperdunk ’08

Kobe’s #24 Lakers Gold Home Jersey

In the 2010 NBA finals, the LA Lakers beat the Boston Celtics in 7 games and Kobe won his fifth NBA Championship and second Finals MVP trophy. This Lakers gold jersey was the one he wearing during the final game of the series.

McFarlane Toys NBA Series 9 Kobe Bryant

An action figure depicting a young Kobe Bryant soaring for one of his signature dunks. You can pick it up on Amazon.

 

Kobe Bryant’s Last Game: 60 Point Plaque

On April 13, 2016, Kobe Bryant left the NBA with a bang; scoring an amazing 60 points in a close win over the Utah Jazz. Commemorating that very Kobe performance is this plaque dedicated to the epic performance in the final game of Bryant’s NBA career.

Kobe Bryant “Mamba Mentality” T-Shirt 

As we mentioned above, Kobe’s legacy may reach further off the court than his otherworldly accomplishments on it. His Mamba Mentality has been added into the lexicon for his unbreakable desire and mental toughness to success in the way he envisioned. This t-shirt displays all of that with a simple design: a mamba wrapped around the number 24. Get the t-shirt here.

Shown in charcoal gray, this shirt is available in more than a dozen colors and can also be purchased as a long sleeve shirt, sweatshirt, or even a sticker. View the Mamba Mentality shirt at TeePublic.

Kobe Bryant Fathead Life Size Removable Wall Decal

A life-size removable vinyl wall decal depicting Kobe dribbling a basketball. It is easy to install and won’t damage your wall if you decide to move it.

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Kobe Bryant’s”Redeem Team” Team USA Olympic Jersey

The USA was looking to reclaim the Olympic throne in 2008 after falling short of expectations four years prior. The “Redeem team” took the gold medal with a win over Spain and Kobe took over in the final quarter when Spain nearly took control of the game. This is the jersey he was wearing for that game.

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2016 All-Star jersey

The 2016 NBA All-Star game in Toronto was the last time we would ever watch Kobe take the floor in the game of the NBA’s biggest superstars. His Western team won the game and Kobe left to floor to a standing ovation from the fans.

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Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers 18” x 24” Unframed Serigraph

This purple and gold serigraph pays homage to Kobe’s long NBA career and lists his biggest accomplishments.

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Modern away No. 24 jersey

Kobe was wearing the purple no. 24 jersey during two important milestones in his illustrious career – winning his fourth NBA Championship and passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list.

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Kobe Bryant – NBA Poster -“24 X 36”

A poster depicting Kobe in the modern no. 24 LA Lakers jersey.

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The Mamba Mentality: How I Play

Following his retirement from the NBA, Kobe wrote a book that takes the reader deep into the core of the legendary Mamba mentality.

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