Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

  • ‘The Conductor': Kobe Turns Haters Into Music in New Nike Ad (Video)

    ‘The Conductor': Kobe Turns Haters Into Music in New Nike Ad (Video)

    Kobe Bryant, currently in the midst of his huge farewell blowout leading up to his final NBA game tonight, has accumulated his share of haters and detractors over the course of his career (whether it’s more than his fair share is open to debate). In a new Nike ad called The Conductor, Kobe redirects all […]

  • ‘World’s Fastest Commercial’ by Nike Stars Kobe Bryant and David Blaine (Video)

    ‘World’s Fastest Commercial’ by Nike Stars Kobe Bryant and David Blaine (Video)

    Nike has everybody who feels overwhelmed by today’s advertising saturation covered with help from Kobe Bryant and David Blaine. It’s the World’s Fastest Commercial, a new spot that shows Kobe baffling David Blaine with his unorthodox yet effective magic skills. True to its name, Nike’s World’s Fastest Commercial might not be the shortest advertisement of […]

  • Nike Kobe X “Silk” Revealed (Photos)

    Nike Kobe X “Silk” Revealed (Photos)

    Nike is going deep into world history for inspiration on the latest signature Kobe Bryant colorway. It’s the Nike Kobe X “Silk” and it gets its name from the ancient trade route between Europe and Asia known as the “Silk Road.” The inspiration is especially appropriate given Bryant’s upbringing in Italy and his propensity for Chinese […]

  • Nike Kobe 9 EM Gets Release Date

    Nike Kobe 9 EM Gets Release Date

      The first colorway for the low-top Nike Kobe 9 EM has been unveiled by Nike, as well as a firm release date that’s coming up in only a few days. It’s reminding some people of the earlier “Bruce Lee” Kobe V, albeit without the signature red claw marks inspired by Bruce Lee’s classic film […]

  • Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Detail”: Official Images Drop

    Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Detail”: Official Images Drop

      Late last month we told you about the upcoming Nike Kobe 9 Elite Masterpiece collection, a trio of high-art-influenced Nike Kobe 9 Elite signature sneakers. Now, we have a couple of official images of the sneaker in the collection that will be released last: The Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Detail.” Nike Kobe 9 Elite […]

  • Nike Kobe 9 Elite Masterpiece Collection

    Nike Kobe 9 Elite Masterpiece Collection

    The relationship between Nike and Kobe Bryant is hitting some pretty lofty areas with the new Nike Kobe 9 Elite Masterpiece Collection, a trio of new colorways, two of which are explicitly inspired by artists Pablo Picasso and Michelangelo. I wonder if they were basketball fans. Anyway, the “INSPIRATION” Kobe 9 Elite is a homage […]

  • Nike Kobe 8 “Green Glow”

    Nike Kobe 8 “Green Glow”

      Sneakerheads and Kobe Bryant fans first got a glimpse of the “Green Glow” Nike Kobe 8 sneakers courtesy of Kobe’s wife Vanessa. But very little was actually known about the shoe, beyond its teal and orange colorway. Now from Nike we have more in the way of official details about the sneaker, plus the […]

  • adidas Re-Releases Kobe 1 as “Crazy 1″ (Photos)

    adidas Re-Releases Kobe 1 as “Crazy 1″ (Photos)

    Almost 14 years ago, adidas Basketball tried something a little different for their first signature sneaker for Kobe Bryant. Back in those days, Kobe was a young tiger on the LA Lakers, with a distinctive afro that no one could forget after setting eyes on it. So adidas went way left-field with the Kobe 1, […]

  • Nike Releases Kobe Bryant Comeback Video

    Nike Releases Kobe Bryant Comeback Video

    Last night marked Kobe Bryant‘s long-awaited return to NBA courts after an injury to his Achilles tendon, and his corporate family at Nike Basketball produced a short TV spot celebrating the occasion. The commercial, entitled simply Kobe Comeback, is only a little over 30 seconds long and narrated by Ice Cube, and the theme of […]

  • Nike Zoom Kobe I “Prelude” Edition (Video)

    Nike Zoom Kobe I “Prelude” Edition (Video)

    In honor of the upcoming release of the Nike Kobe 9, Nike is embarking on a pretty cool promotional campaign. They’re re-releasing each of the eight previous Kobe Bryant signature Nike sneakers in special “Prelude” editions. First up, naturally, is the Nike Zoom Kobe 1. The “Prelude” edition of the inaugural Kobe sneaker is wrapped […]