The pack was first seen on UNDEFEATED’s Eric Peng Cheng’s Instagram account, where he announced that all four colorways would be released on “Mamba Day 2019,” which is August 24 (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 colorways, including a purple and gold Los Angeles Lakers-inspired pair.
Pairs of the UNDEFEATED X Nike Kobe 4 Protro were given out to America’s top-ranked high school basketball players who participated in the Drew League’s Skills Challenge Game over the weekend. Check them out above.
To stay updated on everything happening in the sneaker world, follow @Highsnobietysneakers on Instagram, check our sneaker release date calendar and subscribe to our sneaker chatbot on Facebook to receive lightning quick updates to your inbox.