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On June 26th, 1996 the infamous NBA draft was held in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Kobe Bryant was a 17 year old kid from Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania with no intention of playing in college.

This 1996 draft class will forever be known as one of the strongest classes in NBA history. Featuring the likes of Allen Iverson, Ray Allen, Steve Nash, Jermaine O'Neal, Marcus Camby, Stephon Marbury, Derek Fisher and Kobe Bryant to name a few...

Kobe was selected 13th overall by the Charlotte Hornets and quickly traded to the Los Angeles Lakers and the rest is history. The Kobe XI 'Draft Day' features the colour scheme that could've been but never was...

The Nike Kobe XI 'Draft Day' will release Thursday April 28th in-store at NRML!

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