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Tag Archives: Kobe 8

Nike Kobe 8 ID “Pit Viper” Available Now

While we await the release of the Kobe 8 “Pit Viper” previewed a little while back in its purple/mint colorway, Nike ID have added the the reptilian graphic print to the available options for customised Kobe 8’s available online. While you aren’t able to recreate the colorway mentioned above, the Pit Viper graphic can currently […]

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Cop or Wait 8/18 – 8/24

Air Max Hyperposite “Tropical Teal” The Air Max Hyperposite releases on 8/24 for $225. Even though I think this is a great colorway, I would wait to cop.  Every general release Hyperposite have hit the Nike Outlets (cheapest I’ve seen at $63).  Unfortunately, Hyperposites take forever before retail stores start discounting them. I would say […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Pit Viper”

The Black Mamba’s eighth signature shoe keeps coming in great new make ups and the latest Kobe 8 colorway comes to us after being spotted at the Drew League today. Going by the “Pit Viper” for now, the upper is dressed in a purple snakeskin patterned upper. A light mint green draws the eye to […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Philippines Pack” Release Details

Images of two special colorways of the Kobe 8 created for the UAAP basketball tournament in the Philippines surfaced a little while back. At the time the two team makeups were believed to be team exclusives but Footlocker have now confirmed their release in the US. Both models are built from black mesh with silver […]

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Kobe 8 “Spark” New Images

The Kobe 8 “Spark” has received a good reception so far as another entry into a strong run of colorways being released as we await details on the the ninth Kobe Bryant signature shoe, and dome new images have surfaced online that give us a look at a couple of different angles. What we’ve been […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Spark”

The most recent Kobe 8 to be spotted comes via a photo taken at a Shanghai Nikestore location. Speculation is rife that this may be the Kobe 8’s entry into the Bruce Lee inspired line of designs. We don’t know if that’s true but what we do know is it’s another dope Kobe make up […]

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Nike Kobe 8 Deep Royal / Tour Yellow Release date

We took a first look at this upcoming Kobe 8 colorway a week ago, and now we can bring you a release date for the Deep Royal/Tour Yellow-Midnight Navy entry into the Kobe Line. Showing off a deep royal blue upper, this edition of the Black Mamba’s eighth signature shoe sits on an orange midsole […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Milk Snake” – Release Date

We recently previewed a couple of new Nike Kobe 8 editions and one of the most popular, the “Milk Snake” now has an official release date. This summer has been packed full of great Kobe 8 releases already and that trend is obviously set to continue. Featuring an upper treated with a graphic print of […]

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Nike Kobe 8 Deep Royal / Tour Yellow / Midnight Navy

A new day brings a look at yet another new colorway on the Kobe 8. The season may be over, and the Mamba may be hurt but that seems not to have discouraged Nike at all when it comes to fresh takes on no. 24’s eighth signature shoe. This is one of the few Kobe […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Red Boa”

The great Kobe 8 colorways keep coming. Having already seen the “Graffiti” today we have another entry into the line to drool over. Kobe Bryant has already been spotted wearing the Red Boa patterned take on the Kobe 8 system at his basketball camp. While there’s been no official confirmation of a drop for this […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Graffiti”

Nike seem to have saved the best for last when it comes to Kobe Bryant’s eighth signature shoe. Following on from incredibly popular entries into the line towards the end of its life cycle, like the “Mambacurial” comes the Kobe 8 “Graffiti.” Featuring a graffiti script upper in a black, white and grey combination with […]

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Nike Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle LE

The Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle line shows no signs of slowing up. What started with the “Mexican Blanket” continues with this limited edition release spotted today. The stripped down, non basketball variations of popular hoops shoes being turned out by NSW remove some of the performance elements from the three major signature hoops lines in […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Blitz Blue”

The Kobe 8 has been seeing a lot of great colorways recently, the last of which was the Challenge Red. Next up for Nike Basketball and the Kobe line is the “Blitz Blue” makeup which strangely had previously been made available in other territories, but is now on track for its US release. The icey […]

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Kobe 8 Challenge Red

Last week saw the release of the highly sought after Kobe 8 Mambacurial drawing its design from the Nike Mercurial soccer boot. This weeks offering is a more traditional Kobe release, returning to a snakeskin/camo pattern similar to that employed on the rest of the line. The mesh upper is challenge red with the highlights […]

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Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle “Mexican Blanket”

Launching on June 1st is the slimmed down Lifestyle version of the Kobe 8 from NSW. Eschewing performance materials this is clearly a casual shoe with no place on the basketball court. Made up of a multi colored canvas upper from which this model draws its name this is certainly a brighter and more noticeable […]

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Nike Kobe 8 MC “Mambacurial”

We all know Kobe’s love for the game of soccer. The Black Mamba is an avid supporter of AC Milan, and can be spotted at soccer events when he has the chance. With the Nike Kobe 8 having a slight resemblance to a soccer shoe, it’s no wonder this pair get’s another soccer treatment added […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Purple Gradient”

Now that the dust has settled, let’s crown the Kobe 8 as the best offering Nike Basketball has this year. Most colorways have been fan favorites with the “Christmas”, “Easter” and “All Star Area 72” as successful colorways to name a few. The latest upcoming colorway that has sneakerheads foaming at mouth is the “Purple […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Year of the Snake” Release Information

We reported the unveiling of the Kobe 8 “Year of the Snake” collection a few weeks ago but release information for the 3 pair pack have been scarce to say the least. Sneakerheads outside of the US have reported to copping some of the pairs from the pack while US heads has been largely left in […]

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Nike Basketball Extraterrestrial Collection Official Pricing

It’s All Star Week! Who’s pumped for the NBA’s best of the best face off in this midseason exhibition? What I’m not pumped about are the official pricing of the All Star LeBron X, Kobe 8 and KD V. In my first reveal of the pack, no release information was available but they are now. Houston, we […]

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Nike Basketball ‘Black History Month’ 2013 Collection

“Be Bold. Be True” is this year’s theme for Nike’s “Black History Month” collection. This particular year showcases 3 star athletes in 3 different sports – Kevin Durant, the star basketball forward, Serena Williams, champion tennis star and Didier Drogba, European soccer sensation honoring their contributions to their respective sports and communities. A portion of […]

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Kobe 8 “Year of the Snake” Collection

A few weeks ago, a red camouflage upper Kobe 8 was leaked on the internet. Many people speculated that it was going to be the shoe Kobe Bryant will lace up in come All-Star weekend in Houston. Alas, Nike kept people guessing incorrectly as it unveiled the red camouflage Kobe 8 was in fact one […]

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