Justin Turner’s shoe game over the last two games has been even hotter than his bat. The Dodgers’ third baseman previously wore cleats designed by a few kids at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. On Saturday night, he honored a Los Angeles legend.
Turner came out for the Dodgers game against the Angels wearing cleats with Kobe Bryant all over them. JT honored the Lakers legend with a pair of the hottest cleats you will ever see. It also happens to come on the same night that the Lakers advanced to the NBA Finals.
— Justin Turner (@redturn2) September 27, 2020
Whatever JT is doing with his cleats, it seems to be working out well. The Dodgers infielder went 1-for-3 on Saturday after going 2-for-3 on Friday night. That means with the cleats he’s been wearing, JT is hitting .500 with a couple of home runs.
Anytime you honor a legend like Kobe Bryant, the people of Los Angeles are always going to take notice. The Dodgers went on to beat the Angels 7-6 for their 41st win of the season. They kick off their playoffs this week against…who knows at this point.
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