“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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An initial look at the “5 Rings” Nike Kobe V Protro

As its nickname implies, the “Five Rings” Kobe 5 pays homage to the five NBA titles Kobe Bryant won as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Originally released in 2010, Nike Basketball will bring the colorway back for a second retail run. Like its progenitor, it sports a purple upper with yellow and purple layering spelling out “5 Rings”. Yellow shows up for the lateral and medial side Swooshes, the Kobe logo on the tongue and the Kobe signature on the heel. The upper sits atop a yellow and…

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Nike unveils Mamba Week footwear

From nikeinc.com: Kobe Bryant’s remarkable impact on the game of basketball also applied to footwear design. Throughout his career, Kobe pushed Nike Basketball to explore the competitive advantages gained through low-profile, highly-responsive design. It was an aspirational challenge as much as it was a technical one. “Every game, I write on my shoes, ‘Be Legendary,’ which is what Kobe signed on my shoes back in 2016,” says Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker. “He’s had an impact on my life that no one’s ever had, and probably no one ever will…

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“Forest Green” Nike Kobe 5 Protro EYBL

Had Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League ( EYBL) not beeb another sports victim of the coronavirus pandemic, these Kobe 5 Protros would be one of the kicks the players would take to the court. These feature a mostly forest green upper with some areas of white at the toe, forefoot and the eyebrows. Bronze appears not he lateral and medial Swooshes, tongue logos ( Kobe on the right and that of the EYBL on the left) Kobe signature on the heels. The aesthetic is completed by a forest green midsole…

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This Kobe 5 Protro releases later this month

This Nike Kobe 5 Protro combines visual attributes from the home and away pairs that Kobe Bryant wore in the 2010 NBA Finals. The lateral side of the left shoe features the layering of the “Parade” PE , while the medial side sports the clean white and gold look of the “Big Stage” PE. The aesthetic is reversed for the right shoe. A black midsole and a milky translucent midsole completes the aesthetic. Look for this Kobe 5 Protro to make its retail debut August 23 at nike.com and select…

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“Bruce Lee” Nike Kobe 5 Protro: Official Images

Inspired by the black and yellow track suit Bruce Lee wore in The Game of Death and the injuries suffered from Han’s claws from their penultimate battle in Enter The Dragon, the “Bruce Lee” Kobe 5 returns in Protro form later this year. The ”Bruce Lee” Nike Kobe 5 Protro is slated to release later this year and will carry a $180 USD sticker price. Kobe 5 Protro Del Sol/Metallic Silver-Comet Red-Black CD4991-700 $180 Summer 2020

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