Nike Kobe 8

The Nike Kobe 8 is the eighth signature sneaker for Kobe Bryant produced by Nike and designed by Eric Avar. In 2023, the Kobe 8 returned in Protro form, officially relaunching in the all-white “Halo” colorway. In 2024, the Kobe 8 Protro will be one of Nike Basketball’s most important releases, with several styles already confirmed to drop throughout the year.

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Nike Kobe 8

First Look: Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Mambacita”

As the world eagerly awaits to try its luck on the “Kobe Reverse Grinch,” more Protro releases from the late Los Angeles Laker’s roster of...

By Jovani Hernandez December 1, 2023

The Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Court Purple” Celebrates The Black Mamba’s Jersey Numbers

In the first week of October, it was revealed that the Nike Kobe 8 Protro would be taking on a graphic-coated upper inspired by his...

By Jared Ebanks October 20, 2023

The Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Radiant Emerald” Honors The Black Mamba’s Jersey Numbers

UPDATE November 14th, 2023: New images have been added below. – With Nike Basketball and the Kobe Bryant estate announcing the Kobe Brand, the Black...

By Sneaker News October 4, 2023

Where To Buy The Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Halo”

Ever since the official return of his brand via the Kobe 4 “Mambacita”, basketball and Kobe fans alike have been patiently awaiting the second coming...

By Jared Ebanks August 22, 2023

SNKRS PASS (August 22nd): Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Halo”

Updated August 22nd, 2023: A Nike SNKRS Pass is scheduled for August 22nd at select locations in the Los Angeles area and in NYC. 1pm...

By Jared Ebanks August 10, 2023

Detailed Look: Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Venice Beach” (Summer 2024)

With 2024 inching closer, first in-hand photos of the Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Venice Beach” have begun to surface across social media. – Update November...

By Jared Ebanks July 14, 2023

First Look At The Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Triple White”

Less than two weeks after paying homage to the life of Gianna Bryant via the Nike Kobe 4 Protro “Mambacita”, the Bryant Estate and The...

By Jared Ebanks May 10, 2023

Nike Kobe “Black Mamba” Pack: Continuing The Low-Cut Era

Eric Avar’s Nike Zoom Kobe IV undeniably ushered in the mainstream low-cut basketball shoe era. It’s far from being the first ever to do it,...

By Sneaker News March 23, 2016

Nike Bids Farewell To Kobe Bryant With “Black Mamba” Collection

Today, Nike unveils the Kobe Black Mamba Collection, a thirteen-shoe tribute that includes every Nike Kobe signature shoe as well as the famed Huarache 2k4 and original...

By John Kim March 21, 2016