New Shoe Sunday: Shannon Sharpe goes sneaker shopping, talks about meeting MJ

New Shoe Sunday: Shannon Sharpe goes sneaker shopping, talks about meeting MJ

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Shannon Sharpe of Fox Sport’s Undisputed has famously been locked in an ongoing debate with co-host Skip Bayless as to which NBA player is the greatest of all time — LeBron James or Michael Jordan. The argument runs so deep that it affects the footwear they choose; Sharpe’s diverse collection starts with LeBrons, while Bayless opts exclusively for Jordans.

SHANNON SHARPE GOES SHOE SHOPPING

Sharpe shared his shoe shopping strategies with Joe La Puma from Complex, while browsing the sky-high shelves at the Flight Club shop in Los Angeles. The NFL Hall of Famer said he uses social media to trade premium seats to football games for particularly hard-to-find kicks for his collection.

New Shoe Sunday: Shannon Sharpe shops for Nikes in Los Angeles

''He's probably thinking to himself, 'Man, Shannon Sharpe is a creep.' But I'm looking at him like he's almost levitating. He doesn't seem real.''

— Shannon Sharpe, on meeting Michael Jordan

Sharpe also shared a story of his awkward first encounter with shoe-legend Michael Jordan after he had just retired from the NBA.

SHANNON LOOKS SHARPE

So what shoes did Federer choose after browsing the well-stocked store’s colorful array of kicks?

Nike Zoom LeBron 2

Nike Zoom LeBron 2

The 10 Nike Air Presto

The 10 Nike Air Presto

Nike Dunk Low Pro SB Tiffany

Nike Dunk Low Pro SB Tiffany

After taxes, Sharpe’s bill for three pairs of shoes came to $3547.42, or almost 1200 bucks per pair.

2019-04-21T04:38:29-07:00April 21st, 2019|

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