Brand: UNDEFEATED x Nike
Model: Kobe 4 Protro
Key Features: UNDEFEATED’s new Kobe 4 Protros feature an iridescent patent leather and carbon fiber accented upper, co-branded tongue labels, an iridescent UNDEFEATED logo, 8 and 24 details on the heels, and a Zoom Air cushioned midsole.
Release Date: August 24
The pack was first seen on UNDEFEATED’s Eric Peng Cheng’s Instagram account, where he announced that all four colorways would be released today, August 24 today or “Mamba Day 2019,” (due to 8 and 24 being Kobe’s jersey numbers while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers).
The Nike Kobe 4 Protro is the Swoosh’s latest in a series of remastered Kobe signature shoes. The shoes stay true to the original design, only adding new, modern-day tech to bring them up to speed on the performance side.
The collaborative kicks come in four NBA-inspired colorways — including a purple and gold Los Angeles Lakers-specific pair — paying homage to some of Kobe’s most memorable career achievements.
Pairs of the UNDEFEATED x Nike Kobe 4 Protro were given out to America’s top-ranked high school basketball players who recently participated in the Drew League’s Skills Challenge Game.
To further commemorate the release, UNDEFEATED has whipped up complementary accessories including a basketball and pump, a duffle bag, and arm sleeves.
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