“Carpe Diem” Nike Zoom Kobe 4 Protro has a release date

The “Carpe Diem” colorway of the Nike Zoom Kobe 4 will make its first return to retail since its original 2009 release.  This Kobe 4 sports a black leather upper with Flywire running up both the lateral and medial sides. The Del Sol Swooshes on both sides of the shoe are bordered in varsity purple. The same varsity purple also shows up on the heel counter. Del Sol stitching on the collar forms a quilt pattern ; it is also used on the carpe diem logo on the tongue as…

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DeMar DeRozan breaks out Undefeated X Nike Kobe 4 Protro

In the San Antonio Spurs ‘ last playoff game against the Denver Nuggets, DeMar DeRozan broke out one of the three colorways of the Kobe 4 Protro that are part of the upcoming collaboration between Undefeated and Nike Basketball. The colorway features a bright green upper that is composed of patent leather at the toecap, collar and heel, underlaid by synthetics with Flywire at the midfoot. Team orange borders the black lateral and medial midfoot Swooshes; it also shows up on the inner and behind the tongue as well as…

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Nike Zoom Kobe IV Protro does not have full-length Zoom Air

Back in 2017, there was a major kerfuffle regarding the misrepresentation of the technology in the, at the time, recently retroed Air Jordan 15. It was discovered that the sneaker only contained Zoom Air in the heel and not in the forefoot as well as it was described in its product page on SNKRS. It was initially noticed by nightwing2303 of Wear Testers and then further bolstered a dissection conducted by Chinese sneaker website Fast Pass. In response to the backlash, Nike and Jordan Brand offered a 25 percent discount…

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