“Grinch” Nike Kobe VI Protro: Official Images

Ten years after its original release the “Grinch” Kobe VI is making its return in Protro form ( and I, for one, cannot wait). It start pretty true to its original aesthetic , sporting an apple green and volt upper adorned with black Swooshes on the medial and lateral sides and crimson showing up on the tongue logo, and heel Kobe signature. Below this upper sits a green and volt midsole and a green translucent outsole. The “Grinch” Kobe VI Protro is set to re-release December 24 and it will…

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An up close look at the “Grinch” Nike Kobe VI Protro

The “Grinch” Kobe VI will see its anticipated return in early 2021 in Protro form. The 2021 Protro will sports the same aesthetic as it 2021 progenitor, meaning and green apple scaled upper with a volt tongue. Black Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides with crimson showing up on the Kobe logo on the tongue and Kobe signature on the external heel counter. Below the aforementioned upper is a green midsole with a volt section where the heel Zoom Air unit is housed and a green translucent rubber outsole.…

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DeMar DeRozan on the impact of Kobe Bryant’s sneakers

Check out this article from NEWS4SA in San Antonio that speaks with DeMar DeRozan as he shares his thoughts on the of Kobe Bryant’s signature line. SAN ANTONIO — The “5-rings” Kobe shoes are back. These shoes, first worn by Kobe Bryant on the opening night of the 2010-2011 season, were on full display during this year’s NBA championship games. This time it was Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis who wore them for Games 3 and 4 of the 2020 Finals as a way to commemorate the late Bryant. A group…

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“3-D Lakers” Nike Kobe VI Protro coming next fall

Ten years after its original 2011 release , the “3-D Lakers” Kobe VI is planned to make its second retail run. Like the “Orange County” , it should stay true to its 2011 progenitor in that it should feature a 3-D pattern across its grey snake-scaled upper. Club purple Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, with the same colour showing up on the Kobe logo. White wraps the heel overlaid by a court purple external heel counter. The aforementioned upper sits atop a white midsole and a milky translucent…

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“Orange County” Nike Kobe VI Protro making its return in 2021

The “Orange County” was one of four Souothern California inspired colours of Kobe’s sixth signature model that was released for the 2011 NBA All-Star game. It will be returning in what is becoming a packed 2021 , in terms of high calibre releases. It should stay true to its original 2011 aesthetic, meaning it will feature a blend of yellows and oranges arranged to mimic the California sunset. Silver Swooshes are present on the lateral and medial sides, with an external heel counter of the same hue. This upper sits…

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“5 Rings” Nike Kobe 5 Protro coming soon

This Kobe V was originally released in 2010 in commemoration and celebration of the fifth NBA title that Kobe Bryant won. Ten years later it is set to make its return in Protro form. It purple upper features the words “Five Rings” laser-etched in a variety of styles and fonts that starts off yellow and then switches to purple from the second eyelet moving toward the heel. Yellow shows up on Swooshes on the lateral and medial sides , the tongue Kobe logo and the signature on the heel. The…

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“Chaos” Kobe VI Protro returning in 2021

Ten years after its original release the “Chaos” Kobe VI will get the Protro treatment. No images are currently available of the 2021 version but it should sports a snakeskin textured upper with a hint of iridescence with vols Swooshes on the lateral and medial sides. The same volt is present on the Kobe logo on the tongue with an red signature on the external heel counter. The white midsole contains red speckles on the heel and a volt outsole completes the aesthetic. The “Chaos” Kobe VI Protro is planned…

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DeMar DeRozan’s Kobe V Protro is coming later this month

DeMar DeRozan joins Rockets forward PJ Tucker as the second player to have one his Kobe V Protro PEs come to retail. The DeRozan Kobe V Protro sports a grey upper with a zebra print on the toe box and side panels and a tessellated pattern on all the overlays. Black Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, with the same colour on the external heel counter and inner. This upper sits atop a grey midsole and outsole. DeMar DeRozan’s Kobe V Protro is scheduled to release September 18 at…

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Nike Basketball is releasing these PJ Tucker Zoom Kobe V Protro PEs

Houston Rockets forward ( and sometimes center in the Rockets’ system) P.J. Tucker is becoming known just as much for his on and off the court foot game as he is for the work he puts in on the NBA hardwoods and Nike Basketballs is brgining one of his on court specials to the masses( and a lot of resellers). The white and grey of the upper of this Kobe v Protro are highlighted by red wrapping the heel and blue at the toe. Volt laces, purple at the inner…

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“What If” Undefeated x Nike Kobe V Protro Pack : Official Images

The Undefeated x Nike Kobe V Proto Pack is composed of two shoes- one is made of a combination of colours of the twelve teams that did not select Kobe in the 1996 NBA, while the other sports the colours of the team that did (and subsequently traded him), the Charlotte Hornets. The golden accents on both are symbolic of the championships Kobe won. The “What If” Undefeated x Nike Kobe V Protro Pack is scheduled to release August 27 at Undefeated locations and StockX and will carry a $390…

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