Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

  • Nike Kobe 9 Elite Unveiled (Photos)

    Nike Kobe 9 Elite Unveiled (Photos)

    New from Nike and Kobe Bryant comes the latter’s 9th signature sneaker with the brand, and the first since 2007 to sport a high-top cut. And that’s not the only milestone represented by the Nike Kobe 9 Elite. Another is the fact that the Nike Kobe 9 Elite is the first basketball sneaker in Nike’s […]

  • Nike Kobe 8 “Mine Grey”

    Nike Kobe 8 “Mine Grey”

      The ninth edition of Kobe Bryant‘s signature Nike sneaker is scheduled to be unveiled some time next week, but the Nike Kobe 8 is still going strong, with a brand new colorway set to hit stores around the same time. It’s the “Mine Grey” Nike Kobe 8, with a mine grey upper in a […]

  • “Graffiti” Nike Kobe 8

    “Graffiti” Nike Kobe 8

    A new colorway for the Nike Kobe 8, recently seen being worn by Kobe Bryant himself, now has an official release date from Nike. And it’s not too far of; on August 24th, the shoe will be available from Nike‘s online store here. The new colorway is called “Graffiti,” aptly named because of the street-art-inspired […]

  • “1997 Dunk Contest” adidas EQT Elevation Sneakers

    “1997 Dunk Contest” adidas EQT Elevation Sneakers

    Back in 1997, an impossibly young Kobe Bryant wowed basketball fans everywhere with his performance in the 1997 NBA Dunk Contest. And as he did this, he was wearing a pair of purple adidas PEs, the same sneakers that provide the inspiration for this new EQT Elevation colorway. Called “1997 Dunk Contest,” these adidas EQT […]

  • Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial Speed Pack

    Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial Speed Pack

    Nike and Kobe Bryant‘s proud tradition of tricky-to-pronounce names continues with the Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial. And to commemorate the shoe’s release, Nike and the Los Angeles Staples Center Nike Vault released the Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial Speed Pack. On June 7th, the Nike Vault raffled off a deluxe edition of the Nike Kobe 8 […]

  • Kobe Bryant’s New Nike Print Ad: “Now, Show Us Again”

    Kobe Bryant’s New Nike Print Ad: “Now, Show Us Again”

    Kobe Bryant‘s devastating Achilles tendon injury, which he suffered on April 12, would be a career killer for most players, but most of Kobe’s fans expect him to overcome this hurdle in due time. That’s also the prevailing sentiment behind this new print ad from Nike, entitled “Now, Show Us Again.” The ad, pictured above, […]

  • Nike Zoom Kobe Venomenon 3 In “Court Purple”

    Nike Zoom Kobe Venomenon 3 In “Court Purple”

    The newest colorway in the Nike Hyperfuse line is a “Court Purple” Nike Zoom Kobe Venomenon 3 – so named for one half of the LA Lakers’ famous color scheme. These Court Purple Nike Zoom Kobe Venomenon 3 sneakers combine the purple of the name with hits of black, platinum and grey, along with laces […]

  • Kobe Bryant Hublot King Power ‘Black Mamba’ Chronograph Watch

    Kobe Bryant Hublot King Power ‘Black Mamba’ Chronograph Watch

      Los Angeles Laker and NBA star Kobe Bryant recently joined names like Usain Bolt and Dwyane Wade as an official brand ambassador for luxury watch brand Hublot. The occasion is being marked by a new special edition King Power Black Mamba Chronograph watch. Appropriately for Kobe Bryant’s signature Hublot timepiece, each King Power Black […]

  • Nike Basketball Elite Series 2.0: Kobe, LeBron and KD in Superhero Sneakers

    Nike Basketball Elite Series 2.0: Kobe, LeBron and KD in Superhero Sneakers

      New from Nike Basketball comes the Elite Series 2.0, a line of superhero armor-inspired sneakers for LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant’s postseason action. Each of the aforementioned players gets updated versions of the signature sneakers, with an emphasis on protection and enhanced strength-to-weight ratios. These updates also entail new materials like Kevlar […]

  • “Give Me The Ball”: Nike Unveils New Chinese Ad Campaign (Video)

    “Give Me The Ball”: Nike Unveils New Chinese Ad Campaign (Video)

    Nike has unveiled another one of their short-film advertisements on the heels of a new campaign, but it’s not one you’re likely to see  while watching ESPN. That’s because it is designed for the rapidly expanding Chinese market (although it does feature some familiar faces anyway). It’s called “Give Me The Ball,” and over the […]