Kobe Bryant

Sneakers Jun 7, 2013

Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial Speed Pack

Kobe Bryant’s first exposure to football started when he was growing up in Italy. The Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial (inspired by the Mercurial Vapor IX football boot) exemplifies Kobe’s continued passion for the game. At 7 p.m. on Friday, June… Read more
Sneakers May 27, 2013

Nike Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle “Mexican Blanket”

Kobe looks to join LeBron James with his own lifestyle look this year with Nike‘s Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle model. The “Mexican Blanket” upper features both the Swoosh placement and the remnants of the heel clip on the back, both of which… Read more
Sneakers May 25, 2013

Nike Kobe 8 System “Venice Beach”

Inspired by Los Angeles’s Venice Beach, Nike has created a stadium grey/university gold-night stadium edition of the Kobe 8 System. The shoe features a combination of blue, yellow, red and grey across its Engineered Mesh upper while a… Read more
Sneakers May 15, 2013

Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial

Growing up in Italy, Kobe Bryant was an avid basketball and soccer player and remains a dedicated soccer fan to this day. Nike pays tribute to Kobe’s love of both sports with the Kobe 8 Mambacurial, a basketball shoe inspired … Read more
Sports May 15, 2013

The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes

  Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in American sports for the second straight year after earning $90 million dollars – and perched in front of the likes of LeBron James ($65 million), Drew Brees ($47.8 million), Kobe… Read more
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