In a stars-studded event high above West Hollywood, HUBLOT announced basketball legend Los Angeles Lakers‘ Kobe Bryant to be its newest brand ambassador. With the announcement, Bryant will be among a rare company of athletes, which includes World’s Fastest Man and Olympic Gold Medalist Usain Bolt, Soccer God Diego Maradona, and fellow NBA Champ Dwyane Wade of Miami Heat. To commemorate this new partnership, HUBLOT’s CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe, was on-hand to unveil Bryant’s signature timepiece, the Kobe Bryant x HUBLOT King Power Black Mamba Chronograph Watch.
Each numbered and features Bryant’s signature in gold on the sapphire crystal case-back, the Kobe Bryant x HUBLOT King Power Black Mamba includes the HUB 4248 Self-Winding Mechanical Chronograph Movement within a 48 mm black ceramic case. Titanium and resin composites add to the watch’s durability against the elements as well as accentuate its design. A dial face in 4 zones of black and gold, with indexes in gold, black Superluminova and finished with a Snake appliqué completes the watch’s premium appearance. Comes with a python snake strap sewed on black rubber and a buckle clasp also in titanium/ceramic composite, the Kobe Bryant x HUBLOT King Power Black Mamba will be limited to only 250 pieces worldwide.