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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“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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The “EYBL” Nike Kobe 5 Protro and KD 13: A first look

Unfortunately this year’s Elite Youth Basketball League was yet another sports casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic , but the players that would have participated will still get their exclusive apparel and sneakers, which include the Kobe 5 Protro and the KD 13. The Kobe 5 sports a the-dye type pattern across its upper. along with black at the toe and blue at the heel tongue and laces. Silver Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial side with an orange Kobe on the top of the tongue. This multi-hued upper sits atop…

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“Alternate Bruce Lee” Nike Kobe 5 Protro: Official Images

As the moniker implies, this Kobe 5 Protro is the alternate to the “Bruce Lee” Kobe 5. It sports white and black color blocking at the upper. Red borders the lateral and medial Swooshes and also remains for the claw marks at the forefoot. A black Kobe logo and del sol signature on the heel completes the look of the upper. The aforementioned upper sits atop a white midsole with a black lateral forefoot section and white outsole with heel Kobe logo. The “Alternate Bruce Lee ” is slated to…

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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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“Lakers” Nike Kobe V Protro could be on the way in March

On the feet of Mr. Anthony Davis in Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game was a never-before seen colorway of the Kobe V Protro. This Protro sports a purple synthetic upper with gold trimming its black detailing. On the black heel counter a black snakeskin pattern is featured with Kobe logos on the tongue completing the upper. The aforementioned upper sits atop a white midsole and a translucent outsole rounds out the aesthetic. The “Lakers” Kobe V Protro is rumoured to release March 26 at nike.com and select retail establishments. Nike Kobe…

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