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Photos: Rory honors Kobe with 'Mamba Day' shoes

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There's always some kind of spike-related commotion at the Masters. Remember last year when a returning Tiger Woods was spotted wearing his old TW '11s? No? Whatever.

Anyway, Rory McIlroy on Thursday did his part to celebrate the career of five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant with these custom Lunar Control iD 4 spikes:

The "4/13" near the heel stands for April 13 or as Nike is calling it, "Mamba Day," the date of Bryant's final NBA game. More photos of the footwear below: