For Kobe Bryant, a long career also means a long legacy in the shoe business. After starting out his career with Adidas, Bryant enjoyed his best years with Nike, and had his name attached to a lot of innovative shoes over the years.
So we packaged every signature shoe Bryant ever wore into a neat little infographic. Feel free to pick a favorite:
Like MJ before him, there's a good chance Bryant's signature shoe line lives beyond his retirement. But for the moment at least, the evolution of his footwear is an impressive monument to his career.