Today not only marks what would have been Kobe Bryant’s 42nd birthday, but it’s also the beginning of Mamba Week, which Nike will celebrate in part by bringing his signature sneakers back to the market for the first time since he passed away in January.
The colorway, originally released in 2010 to celebrate Bryant’s fifth NBA championship, is highlighted by a bold Lakers-inspired colorway, graphic motif throughout the upper and a gradient fade along the midsole.
Boasting Concord uppers that are emblazoned with laser-etched motifs and designs that spell out “Five Rings,” yellow sheath logo on the tongues, Swooshes on the sides, followed by gradient midsoles and translucent outsoles round out the design.
Which is better Kobe Protro 5 or 6?
and it’s pretty much a matter of preference. if you like having that more low to the ground feel then the kobe 5 wins that by just a little bit but if you like having a little bit more cushion. and impact protection then the whole b6 would be your best bet of the two.Mar 6, 2021
Why are Kobe shoes so good?
Compared to other Nike signature shoes, the line designed for Kobe has always focused on sports performance rather than the aesthetics of Instagram or endorsements of rappers. Since Bryant switched from adidas to Nike in 2003, his signature shoes have become synonymous with performance and attention to detail