The drama surrounding Kobe Bryant and the Lakers can always be counted on to fill the sports pages, and this particular off-season is no exception. There's Dwight Howard's abrupt departure amid reports that the All-Star center didn't want to play with Kobe another five years; the release of Metta World Peace via the amnesty clause; and the status of Kobe's healing Achille's tendon. So while the sports world is eager to hear dispatches from Kobe's summer basketball camp at UC Santa Barbara, we're also checking out what's on the Mamba's feet. Lately he's been spotted wearing the Nike Kobe 8 "Milk Snake," featuring a striking design and color blocking inspired by the non-poisonous serpent. Check out additional looks below, and stay tuned for release info.