1995 NBA Draft Class

Big Country Bryant Reeves Made The Ultimate Sneaker Mistake

1995, Bryant “Big Country” Reeves is drafted number 6 overall in the NBA Draft. During his days as a star at Oklahoma State, Reeves started to get the attention of sneaker enthusiasts by wearing a plethora of Nike Basketball classics like the Air Uptempo.

1995 NBA Draft Class(Although, he did come into the league when everyone wore serious heat.)

Big Country Bryant Reeves SneakersHis partnership with Nike continued into the NBA, where he played for the Vancouver Grizzlies alongside guys like Mike Bibby and Shareef Abdur-Raheem. Despite wearing classics like the Air Max 2 Strong and others (and the best jerseys ever?), Reeves somehow decided to make the change to another brand…Big Country Bryant Reeves Sneakers

Warner Brothers. Yeah, that’s right. WARNER BROTHERS. What’s even crazier is that he isn’t the only player to do so! Yep, Glen Rice also signed to wear WB sneakers. It must have been the visions of Space Jam that danced in their heads.

Regardless, Reeves’ NBA career was short lived, not due lack of skill, at one point he was averaging 17 points a game and 8 rebounds, but injuries got the best of him. Hmmm, perhaps it was the shoes.

Happy birthday, Big Country.

Big Country Bryant Reeves Sneakers

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