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Nike Kobe 9 China Edition | Release Info

Made in celebration of Kobe Bryant’s recent tour of China, this special-edition Nike Kobe 9 features a fitting color scheme, made up of red across the engineered mesh upper and metallic gold at the Swoosh and tongue, matching the gold speckles scattered over the molded red midsole. Contrast … READ MORE

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Kobe Bryant’s “Muse” Documentary Trailer | Video

At the age of 36 and coming off two leg injuries that saw him miss all but six games last season, Kobe Bryant is facing the twilight of his career. The Los Angeles Lakers awarded their fading star a massive $48.5 million contract over two years, which all … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 – “Bright Mango”

The newest edition of the Nike Kobe 9 continues the trend of fanciful designs for Kobe Bryant’s ninth Nike signature, featuring a tonal tree pattern on the engineered mesh upper rendered in a vibrant Bright Mango hue. Hits of black cover the Swoosh and integrated Flywire cables, … READ MORE

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Nike RISE – “House of Mamba” LED Basketball Court | Video

Recently, we got a first look at the jaw-dropping basketball facility in Shanghai dubbed the House of Mamba, featuring a state-of-the-art LED basketball court that’s the first of its kind. Thanks to the following video, produced by digital agency AKQA, we get a better idea of just … READ MORE

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Nike Unveils TRON-like LED Digital Basketball Court for Kobe Bryant China Tour 2014

Nike spared no expense during the recent Kobe Bryant China Tour, his ninth and maybe last as a profession basketball player. During the tour’s Shanghai leg, the shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers welcomed guests to the House of Mamba with the world’s first full-sized LED … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low – “Beethoven”

As vibrant and distinctive as the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low “Hyper Grape/Michael Jackson”, the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low “Beethoven” is just the opposite in its simple white and black design scheme. In reference to the timeless nature of his work, specifically the iconic Ninth Symphony, … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low – “Hyper Grape/Michael Jackson”

Officially known as the “Hyper Grape”, the new Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low took on the name “Michael Jackson” since the late King of Pop was one of the original inspiration behind the design. With its combination of Flyknit upper and Flywire dynamic fit, the new Nike … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 Elite GS – Laser Crimson – Black – Turquoise Blue

Some are calling it the “Pinstripe Pack;” others the “Barbershop.” Hey–you could even wear them for the Fourth of July weekend. Whatever you want to go with, this new Nike Kobe 9 Elite GS for the little sneakerheads out there are moving quickly. Dressed in a mix … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 EM – Black-Laser Crimson | Release Info

The newest colorway of the Nike Kobe 9 EM draws from the most classic elements of the Nike color palette, featuring a low-cut silhouette draped in black with accenting hits of white and red (or, in this particular case, Laser Crimson, which covers the lining, Flywire and … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Team” | Release Reminder

Since its launch at Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) last December, the Nike Kobe 9 Elite has become one the most talked about basketball sneaker in recent years. It evokes a “love it” or “hate it” response, generally because of its unconventional design. Unlike previous … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 Elite Gold | Officially Unveiled

In addition to the Nike LeBron 11 Elite Gold Edition, Nike has engineered a special playoff-worthy Elite Gold iteration of the Nike Kobe 9. The Kobe 9 Elite was designed by Eric Avar with direct input from the Mamba himself, resulting in a provocatively designed shoe featuring Flyknit … READ MORE