Nike Kobe Bryant. After spending the early part of his career with adidas, Kobe Bryant joined Nike Basketball in 2003. Since then, he has leapt over speeding Aston Martins for Nike and effectively branded himself as the “Black Mamba”. Kobe’s signature kicks often offer a sleek low-top that contrasts against Bryant’s high profile.
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Kobe's shoes have always emphasized performance. To bring exceptional support to the Kobe A.D., he was inspired by theme park animatronics, pushing to have performance features found subtly beneath the surface. “Originally we had Dynamic Flywire on top, so it looked really skeletal,” explains Grosso.
The Kobe 9 has one of the most unique silhouettes of any athletic shoe. Described by one writer as a "high-high-high top," this shoe incorporated lots of new technology. From the ultra-light Flyknit fabric to the Lunarlon cushioning, this shoe was built for high performance. Even the sole was researched heavily.
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At the time, this was considered the best traction system ever developed for a basketball shoe. Since its debut in 2015, the Kobe 10 has been released in both low- and high-top versions. The Nike Kobe 10 Elite Christmas in Black/Metallic Gold-Bright Crimson is one of the most popular versions of this shoe. It has an eye-catching gold-flecked sole.
Signing with adidas as a rookie in 1996, Kobe Bryant left his contract early and took a season off before signing with Nike in 2003. As Kobe rose to ‘Black Mamba’ status so did his shoes. The Nike Zoom Kobe 4 made waves when debuting as a low-top basketball sneaker - a silhouette that would remain a constant until the Kobe 9 released with a high top Flyknit sock-like profile. With his ...
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