Sole Searching: Panini Authentic Examines Kyrie, Blake Game-Worn All-Star Shoes
February 23, 2014

The luxury of time — seven days to be exact — has afforded the opportunity to reflect upon last Sunday’s 2014 NBA All-Star Game in search of the showcase event’s most lasting memories. Kyrie Irving’s scintillating MVP performance (31 points on 14-of-17 shooting and 14 assists) holds up, as does Blake Griffin’s dunk-induced 38-point outburst. Clearly, both Panini-exclusive athletes rose to the occasion during last Sunday’s game — and afterward.

Which brings us to one more vivid memory: The fact that Panini Authentic’s Brian Bayne is still something of a world-class shoe fetishist. And because he is, Panini Authentic recently took possession of some history-making new inventory.

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