Kobe fans should have no qualms about the abundance of Protro choices coming this Holiday season. After a pristine collection curated by Undefeated in September, the Nike Kobe Heren/Dames Protro will be dropping in several new styles to kick off the first quarter of the NBA season, and given the popularity of the silhouette among NBA players, we expect there to be plenty of on-feet sightings this new campaign. Headed to stores on December 1st is the Kobe 4 Protro “Wizenard”, a PE inspired by the Black Mamba’s book that was later spotted on DeMar DeRozan.
They postponed the championship-inspired colorway originally set to go live the week news broke and radio silence followed thereon; but after a “Lakers” scheme hit All-Star Weekend, certain retailers were listing a March release date — some overseas shops apparently already having them up on shelves. Nike Kobe Schoenen And as they’ve just recently appeared via official images, it is likely we’re actually nearing an official release replete with the Black Mamba’s elegant signature and Purple/Gold colors.
Nike Kobe te Koop Bryant’s sixth signature sneaker returns in its iconic “Green Apple/Volt” arrangement on December 24th, debuting a sleeker shape without sacrificing the textured, serpentine spirit that nodded to the guard’s Black Mamba alias. “Under the hood,” an Air Zoom Turbo unit in the forefoot offers previously-missing responsiveness. Tooling at the heel is comprised of a softer foam, as well as traction with an increased surface area that improves ground contact for sharper cuts. All together, the proposition should feel familiar, while providing noticeable performance benefits for those still looking to hoop in shoes made for basketball.
In just a mere 6 days, it will have been an entire year since Kobe Bryant‘s death, a loss that will be felt for many, many more to come. And though still a difficult subject to broach for most, Nike has taken up the task of honoring the late legend by continuing his line-up of signature shoes. Nike Kobe Goedkoop Soon, likely for All-Star Weekend next month, the brand will be paying tribute to Kobe 6 releases past like the “All-Star” colorway offered in 2011. Though teased not too long ago by insiders, the pair has already appeared via official images. Its design, which follows the execution of prior offerings, remains near 1:1 with the original, its upper clad in scales of a bright red tone.
A layer under, a subtle gradient dresses throughout the upper, darkening mostly at the edges in a fashion similar to a vignette. Kopen Nike Kobe Behind, the heel counter, tongue, and midsole are treated to a polished black, while the rest of the tooling below contrasts in white and then an icy blue. What’s more, it’s likely the upcoming Protro will feature some hidden upgrades like the “Grinch” before it: Air Zoom Turbo will be hidden in the forefoot, a softer, responsive foam will furnish the heel, and the tread will arrive with an improved traction pattern.