by Brandon Richard

NBA teams continued to open the season on Wednesday night, providing us with a stacked lineup of sneakers for today's Sole Watch.

The buzz is finally back in Charlotte, where Kemba Walker knocked down a stepback jumper in the Under Armour ClutchFit Drive to give the Hornets a 108-106 overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Team owner Michael Jordan watched courtside in his 'Hornets' Air Jordan 13 PE.

Michael Jordan wearing Air Jordan XIII 13 Hornets PEDerrick Rose, in the adidas D Rose 5 Boost, made his regular season return for the Chicago Bulls against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Perhaps showing that they're the team to beat in the East, the Bulls easily handled the Knicks 104-80. Laced up in a clean Nike Hyperdunk 2014 PE, Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut.

Highly publicized rookie Andrew Wiggins got his career underway as the Minnesota Timberwolves visited the Memphis Grizzlies. The Wolves gave the Grizz all they could handle, but it was the home team pulling away late for the 105-101 victory. Wiggins had just 6 points and 3 rebounds in his long-awaited debut, but broke out a fresh Crazylight Boost PE for the game.

Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers continued their slow start to the season, dropping a road game in Phoenix 119-99. The news wasn't all bad for Kobe though — he turned a few heads with a purple-based Nike Kobe 9 Elite PE.

Kevin Durant wasn't on the floor for Oklahoma City's season opener in Portland, but the 'Concord' Air Jordan 11 was. New Team Jordan athlete LaMarcus Aldridge laced up the classic and dropped a Jordan-esque 27 points to lift the Trail Blazers over the short-handed Thunder 106-89.

What other shoes hit the court Wednesday night? Scroll through the gallery of game shots below to find out and let us know who you think played in the best pair.

 

Jabari Parker wearing a 'Bred' Jordan Melo M10 PE

Jabari Parker -- Jordan Melo M10 'Bred' PE

 

Gerald Henderson wearing the 'Hornets' Jordan Super.Fly 3

Gerald Henderson -- Jordan Super.Fly 3 'Hornets'

 

Al Jefferson wearing Jordan Melo M10 JBC PE

Al Jefferson -- Jordan Melo M10 JBC PE

 

Kemba Walker wearing Under Armour ClutchFit Drive PE

Kemba Walker -- Under Armour ClutchFit Drive PE

 

Jordan Super.Fly 3 Hornets PE

Jordan Super.Fly 3 'Hornets' PE

 

John Wall wearing adidas J Wall 1 Alternate

John Wall -- adidas J Wall 1

 

Dwyane Wade wearing Li-Ning Way of Wade 2.5 Encore

Dwyane Wade -- Li-Ning Way of Wade 2.5 Encore

 

Pau Gasol wearing Nike Hyperdunk 2014 PE

Pau Gasol -- Nike Hyperdunk 2014 PE

 

Joakim Noah wearing adidas Crazylight Boost; Amar'e Stoudemire wearing Nike Zoom Soldier 8 PE

Joakim Noah -- adidas Crazylight Boost
Amar'e Stoudemire -- Nike Zoom Soldier 8 PE

 

Carmelo Anthony wearing Jordan Melo M10 PE

Carmelo Anthony -- Jordan Melo M10 PE

 

Derrick Rose wearing adidas D Rose 5 Boost Home

Derrick Rose -- adidas D Rose 5 Boost

 

Iman Shumpert wearing adidas Crazy 8

Iman Shumpert -- adidas Crazy 8

 

JR Smith wearing Nike Kobe 9 Elite Brave Blue

JR Smith -- Nike Kobe 9 Elite 'Brave Blue'

 

Roy Hibbert wearing Nike Kobe 9 Elite Brave Blue

Roy Hibbert -- Nike Kobe 9 Elite 'Brave Blue'

 

Mike Conley & Ricky Rubio wearing adidas Crazylight Boost

Mike Conley & Ricky Rubio -- adidas Crazylight Boost

 

Vince Carter wearing Nike Air Max Premiere PE

Vince Carter -- Nike Air Max Premiere PE

 

Marc Gasol wearing Nike Hyperdunk 2014 PE

Marc Gasol -- Nike Hyperdunk 2014 PE

 

Courtney Lee wearing Air Jordan XIII 13 Barons

Courtney Lee -- Air Jordan 13 Retro 'Barons'

 

Andrew Wiggins wearing adidas Crazylight Boost PE

Andrew Wiggins -- adidas Crazylight Boost PE

 

Terrence Ross wearing the 'Playoff' Air Jordan VIII 8

Terrence Ross -- Air Jordan 8 Retro 'Playoff'

 

DeMar DeRozan wearing the 'University Red' Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low

DeMar DeRozan -- Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low 'University Red'

 

Kobe Bryant wearing Nike Kobe 9 Elite Purple PE

Kobe Bryant -- Nike Kobe 9 Elite PE

 

Isaiah Thomas wearing Jordan CP3.VII PE

Isaiah Thomas -- Jordan CP3.VII PE

 

Stephen Curry wearing Under Armour ClutchFit Drive Pe

Stephen Curry -- Under Armour ClutchFit Drive PE

 

LaMarcus Aldridge wearing Air Jordan XI 11 Concord

LaMarcus Aldridge -- Air Jordan 11 Retro 'Concord'

 

Dame Lillard wearing adidas Crazylight Boost

Dame Lillard -- adidas Crazylight Boost

 

Russell Westbrook wearing Air Jordan XX9 29 Team Orange

Russell Westbrook -- Air Jordan XX9 'Team Orange'

 

Rudy Gay wearing Nike Hyperfuse 2014 PE; Klay Thompson wearing Nike Hyperdunk 2014 PE

Rudy Gay -- Nike Hyperfuse 2014 PE
Klay Thompson -- NIke Hyperdunk 2014 PE

 

DeMarcus Cousins wearing Nike Zoom Soldier 8 PE

DeMarcus Cousins -- Nike Zoom Soldier 8 PE
Harrison Barnes -- adidas Crazy Ghost 2014 PE

 

images via Justin Ford, Adam Hunger, Steve Mitchell, Craig Mitchelldyer, Sam Sharpe, John E. Sokolowski, Brian Spurlock, Kyle Terada for USA Today Sports