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Nike Kobe te Koop

  • Although the late Kobe Bryant‘s induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has been postponed until May 2021, the release of the Kopen Nike Kobe hasn’t, as it heads to Nike SNKRS tomorrow, December 24th. While not inspired by the grumpy Dr. Seuss character, the pair’s “Green Apple/Volt” palette and first appearance in-game on Christmas Day 2010 have enabled the unofficial moniker.

    The “Black” and “Varsity Purple” pair is animated by a liquid-style neon arrangement inspired by Drake’s “Wet like I’m Book” shoutout on Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode.” Nike Kobe Goedkoop The “drip/wet” concept is best captured by the light blue profile Swooshes. Adding yet another special touch to this custom project, Ninjasaurus has designed a matching 6061 Black Label Fixie from Arizona-based State Bicycle Co.

    The textured upper, which boasts a sleeker shape on 2020’s “performance retro” model, molded heel structure and hoops-ready sole unit deliver the same eye-catching style they did 10 years ago. Nike Kobe te Koop Those lucky enough to secure a pair tomorrow may not be so quick to test out the shoes at their local gym, but they could if they wanted to given that the reissue is meant for performance after all. As if the shades of green didn’t warrant enough attention on their own, the hits of “Crimson” throughout Bryant-specific branding would pair well with a scarlet-colored lace swap.

    Simply writing about Kobe Bryant is a hard task to do — very little able to truly sum up the impact he had on the world of basketball, sneakers, and culture in general. Nike Kobe Schoenen But with such a loss, it’s as difficult to distill grief, with many looking to celebrate the legend’s life via his line of eponymous Nike silhouettes. Instantly cleared out by way of the brand’s webstore and adjacent retailers, almost every current Kobe 5 Protro was gone and put on the contentious resale market, putting the Swoosh themselves in a tough spot as far as posthumous releases go.

    Notes of Off-White see their way to the upper despite having no affiliation, adding swooshes oversized and extended onto the midsole walls and bright neons across the utilitarian accents. Nike Kobe Heren/Dames Brown-tinted greys cover much of the top half’s synthetic, edged by black webbing and tongues of various debossed branding. The most overt nod to the aforementioned, however, is certainly the multicolor bottoms that start in textured black and lead into the recognizable gradient of pink and purple.