Kobe Bryant showed up at UNDFTD this week to kick off the release of Nike's new
McFly Hyperdunks. The McFlys are
Back to the Future-themed basketball shoes, with a color scheme inspired by the shoes Michael J. Fox wore
in Back to the Future II. They come complete with "2015" emblazoned on the right shoe's tongue, while the left one features the
BTTF arrow logos. Kobe showed up at the
completely-mobbed event in -- what else -- a DeLorean done up just like Doc Brown's movie car. The perennial All-Star posed for pics and signed shoes for the first 10 fans lucky enough to score a pair. Lest you think a special-edition sneaker launch like this is no big thing, know that there were people lined up outside the joint for as long as
24 hours. Nike's missing the boat if we don't get a viral of Kobe jumping over that DeLorean as a sequel to the
Aston video. I mean, he's got big ups, but clearing that Mr.
Fusion won't be easy. Follow the jump for a short clip of Marty putting on the shoes that started this madness some 19 years ago.
Thanks for the heads-up, Steve.
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