With an innovative, web-like upper, the Kobe Prelude III is built for premium performance. 2008 comes screeching back in the colorful yet dark painting behind the waffle outer. The fresco-inspired artistry sets it apart, with a story of ‘misery’ coming to life – a nod to the misery of defeat Kobe Bryant felt in a game 6 loss to Boston in the 2008 finals.
When did Kobe 3s come out?
The Nike Zoom Kobe 3 was released from 2007-08. Designed by Eric Avar, they feature one-piece mesh upper with an injected mold, Zoom Air cushioning and a full Sphere Liner.
No heel slippage, no deadspace at all. The upper literally wraps around the foot and ankle thanks to the flexible upper. The upper is made of mesh with a tpu overlay to provide support and containment.