February 27, 2013 BY Aaron Hope / 7
Custom designs notwithstanding, the Nike Kobe 8 System stands alone as the most graphically-intensive signature sneaker ever released. Ironic, then, that it was in this relatively spartan build that Kobe Bryant submitted his definitive performance of the season with 38 points in a tight win to pull ahead of Dallas toward the postseason. This black Kobe 8 PE adds Lakers-colored accents but none of the patterns to which we’ve become accustomed in recent years; how does this almost TB-ish Kobe 8 compare to the more complex colorways? Let us know after you’ve seen a video 360 below and stick with Sneaker News to see what other special gems pop up as we approach the NBA Playoffs.