Tag results for: Kobe Bryant

Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Black History Month”

Next to the holiday releases, the year’s most anticipated drops from the Swoosh come during Black History Month. As we quickly approach February, we’re getting our first look at the Kobe 9 Elite’s entry into the pack, which leaves the colorful prints of years’ past in place …

Nike Kobe 9 EM “Silk”

Previously rumored to be an Asian-exclusive release, it appears that the Nike Kobe 9 EM “Silk” will be launching through select retailers stateside. Featuring a fairly ornate design, the low-tops carry a one-piece Engineered Mesh upper adorned with a complex floral print, accented with hits of metallic …

Top 12 Stories of 2014 – Sneakers

We obsess over sneakers here at Freshness, and 2014 saw the shoe come of age. Sneakers increasingly appeared on runways during Fashion Week. They were paired with jogger pants and suits. They were markers of personal taste. They were status symbols, objects of desire, and occasionally, something …

Nike Kobe 9 KRM EXT “Black Mamba”

Nike is set to release a Kobe 9 EXT that fully embodies Kobe Bryant’s Black Mamba alter-ego. Representing the final Kobe shoe of 2014, the towering silhouette features a blacked out exterior embellished with compression molded scales that flow throughout the vamp and quarter panel, mimicking the smooth pattern …

Nike Kobe 9 Elite “What The”

Nike designer Eric Avar changed the game with the introduction of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite, a towering silhouette that utilized Flyknit technology in a performance basketball shoe for the first time. To commemorate the unprecedented launch, Nike Basketball’s design team has produced the Nike Kobe 9 …

Nike Kobe 9 KRM EXT “Challenge Red”

The Black Mamba meets the venomous red viper in the form of this latest Nike Kobe 9 EXT, featuring a Challenge Red upper dressed in a combination leather snakeskin paneling and a series of molded TPU triangles, meant to resemble the viper’s pointy scales. Tonal stitching and laces maintain …

Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low “Mamba Moment”

Kobe Bryant has just surpassed Michael Jordan’s record to become the NBA’s third all-time leading scorer. With five championships, 16 All-Star appearances and over 32,000 points, he further solidifies his status as a legend on the court. Nike celebrates this milestone with the release of the NikeID …

Nike Kobe 9 GS – “Deep Garnet” | Release Reminder

Included in this Saturday’s massive Nike rollout is this GS pair of Kobe 9s. Sporting a deep garnet/burgundy colored upper atop a hyper crimson sole, these also have gold detailing on the both the Swoosh and Kobe’s signature on the midsole. Check out more images of these …

Nike Basketball 2014 Christmas Collection

Nike Basketball has unveiled the very festive 2014 Christmas Collection featuring the Kobe 9, KD 7 and LeBron 12, each decorated in cheery holiday colors. The trio of sneakers will be worn by each of the respective players during the highly anticipated Christmas Day games. The Kobe …