Not only possessing skillful skills and a cold charisma, Black Mamba (Kobe Bryant’s nickname) also owns his own line of basketball shoes in partnership with Nike – Nike Kobe.
As one of the basketball legends, with a career comparable to that of Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant is one of the monuments that any amateur or professional basketball player wants to follow. Not only possessing skillful skills and a cold charisma, Black Mamba (Kobe Bryant’s nickname) also owns his own line of basketball shoes in partnership with Nike – Nike Kobe.
Paying through 11 generations of shoes with numbers, and 6 generations of shoes after retiring (called the Nike Kobe AD series), Nike Kobe is always the first choice of any basketball player. Of course, if we compare the shoe versions after retiring, we no longer see the appearance of many beautiful and impressive color schemes like when Kobe Bryant was playing. There have been so many designs that make not only those who love orange balls, but any sneakerhead stand still. Even in the past, it was completely understandable to on-feet a regular pair of Nike Kobe, or take it out. The designs as well as the color combinations that we have on this shoe line are truly outstanding and extremely beautiful.
For that reason, on the 41st anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s 41st birthday on August 24, let’s take a look at the best color schemes on Nike Kobe shoes ever.
Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro “Del Sol” (Black Maize)
Price: $ 150 USD
Release date: 24/24/2018
As the first shoe in the Protro line, when Nike re-released its beautiful old Nike Kobe editions plus certain enhancements to make the shoe fit for current wear, the Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro “Black Maize ”(also known as Del Sol) created a great fever at that time. The low price due to the unlimited circulation is what makes Kobe fans happiest. The leather-accented shoes are kept in the upper, and the improved cushioning makes the shoe smoother when playing ball.
Price: $ 165 USD
Release date: 24/5/2019
The Zoom Kobe 4 Protro is a product based on the legendary Kobe 4, the first low-neck shoe that laid the foundation for the future low-cut basketball shoes. The sneakers are based on a soccer shoe model, with Kobe’s requirement that it be light and flexible for running steps. It was Eric Avar who designed the shoe, fixed it with the divine Flywire system as well as fitted the super-smooth Zoom Air cushion on the shoe.
Price: $ 500 USD
Release date: 08/08/2010
As the shoes for the 2010 NBA Finals final against the Boston Celtics, the Nike Zoom Kobe 5 “Big Stage Home” features a luxurious copper-white color scheme, often seen in NBA Finals matches. The shoes became extremely hot when the Lakers beat the Celtics in a series of 7 games that year.
Price: $ 220 USD
Release date: 12/25/2010
It is not difficult to realize that this Nike Kobe 6 pair was inspired by Dr. Seuss character in the famous movie “The Grinch” which is played every Christmas. However, the shoes are also inspired by the colors of the poisonous green mamba snake in the western forests. It is the grainy texture like a snake on the upper, along with super striking tones are the best point of collection of the shoe.
Price: $ 150 USD
Release date: 12/25/2011
The Nike Kobe 7 System is one of the coolest shoes ever. It includes a detachable collar and midsole system, allowing athletes to wear products in a variety of ways. Inspired by the 2011 Air Jordan, the shoe will feature up to 2 pairs of midsole, one quick hit assist, one strong swing assist. You can also choose to wear an extra ankle bandage. In terms of color combinations, the shoes possess the distinctive banana green, purple and red tones of Christmas season.
Price: $ 315 USD
Release date: June 12, 2013
Using the true nature of Nike’s famous “What The …” product line, the shoe uses all the color schemes that have been released on the Nike Kobe 8, combined to create a whole new version. .
Kobe 8 Mambacurial
Price Range: $ 283 USD
Release date: July 6, 2013
Another of the beautiful colors of the Nike Kobe 8, this time a version inspired by the famous Nike Mercurial Vapor soccer shoe.
Price: $ 145 USD
Release date: February 8, 2014
Once again Kobe Bryant wanted his signature shoe line to be changed, and the one doing that was none other than Eric Avar. The Nike Kobe 9 is the first shoe to use a super high neck design. Although this model does not last for too long (only in two lines of shoes, Kobe 9 Elite and Kobe 10 Elite), but it still leaves more or less impression on sneakerheads around the world. Plus, color schemes Kobe 9 Elite “Masterpiece” Wearing a knit upper “Multicolor”, combined with elastic shoe collar and Lunarlon midsole brings superior performance to the product.
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