Nike Kobe 1 Protro “USA”

This Kobe 1 was worn by Kobe Bryant during the 2006 World Games and Nike Basketball has decided to return it to retail. Like its 2006 progenitor this sneaker features a navy suede and white leather upper with red accenting showing up on the stitching, bordering the top lace hole, the tongue logos (which include a Kobe logo,  “USA” and a Swoosh logo ) and the UPTEMPO on the rear heel.  The midsole is white and red and includes a carbon fiber wrap around the heel, beginning at the midfoot.…

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Nike Zoom Kobe 4 Protro coming in 2019

The Kobe 4 will join the Kobe 1 as part of the Protro series with this coming release. This Kobe 4 will be outfitted in white, orion blue and varsity blue- colors associated with the “Draft Day” color scheme. As of yet, no images have seen the light of day, but when it does we will have them here. These Kobe 4 Protros will release February 2019 at nike.com and select Nike Basketball locations.     Nike Zoom Kobe 4 Protro White/Orion Blue-Varsity Purple AV6339-100 February 2019       

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Kobe Bryant Marathon to air Thursday on NBA TV

To celebrate Kobe Bryant’s 40th birthday, NBA TV is having a Mamba Marathon. The network will devote most of its programming that day to all things Kobe. Here is the lineup of the day’s programming ( all times Eastern) 6 a.m. — Rookie Kobe soars to the Slam Dunk Contest title in Cleveland. (Also airs at 12:30 p.m.) 6:30 a.m. — Nineteen-year-old Kobe scores 33 points in a duel with Michael Jordan (36 points). 8:30 a.m. — Bryant scores 18 points in his very first All-Star Game. 10:30 a.m. —…

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KOBE A.D. “Oregon”

These will be coming soon to the feet of the University of Oregon Men’s basketball team. This team specific version of the A.D. features a black upper with yellow for the branding of the tongue Kobe logo, Swoosh, and the “O” logo on the heel. The midsole is wrapped in a yellow duck wing graphic. These are set for a March 10 release.        

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Kobe A.D. “BHM” Now Available

The Kobe A.D is the latest addition to the collection of footwear Nike has released to commemorate and celebrate Black History Month ( and to a lesser extent, the NBA all star weekend). Like the other shoes in the collection, the AD makes use of a white black and gold color scheme, with a graphic patterned white up front, black wrapping up around the heel and gold branding rounding out this sneaker’s aesthetic. The “BHM” Kobe A.D. is currently available on NIKEiD for $160 USD.  

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Navy KOBE A.D.

This latest edition of Kobe Bryant’s first post-retirement signature shoe features a navy upper, with white Swoosh branding on both lateral and medial sides and the tongue Shozuku logo. Red is the color of choice for the DNA-esque snake logo on the heel. A white midsole and outsole make up the rest of this look.  This colorways of the KOBE A.D. will be available February 25, 2016.  UPDATE: The release date was changed to February 1,2016. 

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New Colorway of Kobe A.D. To come next week

This upcoming colorway of Kobe Bryant’s first post-retirement signature shoe keeps it clean. It features an all white engineered mesh upper which is complemented by metallic silver placed on the Swoosh, and at the external heel cup.  You can pick this latest colorway of the Kobe A.D. January 7,2017 for $160. Check them out in the images below.  Do you plan on picking up a pair? 

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DeMar DeRozan Nike Kobe A.D. PE

This edition made exclusively for the Toronto Raptors Star features a black mesh upper with black leather wrapping around the heel. This upper sits on a black midsole that is accented with red, grey and white speckles. The same speckling is seen on the heel counter and white swoosh on the upper. A translucent outsole completes this simple, but striking package. You can see these on DeRozan’s feet this season. 

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Kobe AD to release tomorrow

Though, unfortunately, Kobe Bryant’s days on the NBA hardwood are now a thing of the past, it appears his signature line lives on with the Kobe AD. This latest shoe strays from the numbering of previous model to differentiate this new, post-NBA chapter of Kobe’s life.  This sleek sneaker features a grey fuse upper with Dynamic Flywire, and white branding, including a new Kobe logo that depicts two snakes intertwined in double helix pattern. An iridescent heel counter ads some colorful flair to this low profile model.  The Kobe AD…

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Latest Images of the Air Jordan 9 “Kobe”

For many who have salivated over these since the first images of the original sample surfaced years , the news of the pending retail release of the “Kobe” Air Jordan IX retro was a cause for celebration.  This shoe features a white leather upper with a concord rand and midsole, tour yellow accenting on the rear Jumpman and 23, lateral side branding , outsole logo and on the front of the tongue. Closing the look is a white solid rubber outsole. This Air Jordan IX comes to retail November 19,…

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