The Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Court Purple” is a tribute to Kobe Bryant’s legacy from the Swoosh brand. The sneaker keeps the original style and aesthetics of the soccer-inspired form while using modern technology and materials. The adaptable “Court Purple” hue highlights the shoe’s streamlined and lightweight design.
The Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Court Purple” is a new colorway of the Kobe 8 Protro series that pays homage to the late Kobe Bryant and his iconic Lakers jersey. The sneaker features a white engineered mesh upper with court purple accents on the Swoosh, heel, and sockliner.
The midsole and outer sole unit are also a mix of white and purple, creating a clean and classic contrast. Recurring details such as Kobe’s logo on the tongues and insoles along with his signature on the heel counter are also expected to remain in play.
The Kobe 8 Protro is an updated version of the original Nike Kobe 8 that debuted in 2012. The shoe series aims to improve the performance and comfort of Kobe’s signature sneakers by using modern technology and materials. Finishing details include a full-length Lunarlon midsole and Zoom Air cushioning.
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