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Nike Kobe 8 System Unveiled

SKU: S-104473

Regular Price: £147.00

Special Price £60.99

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Regular Price: £147.00

Special Price £60.99

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words // Brandon Richard Blending speed, precision, vision and versatility, Nike Basketball and Kobe Bryant officially unveil the Kobe 8 System. The Kobe 8 System brings together performance innovations to create Kobe's lowest and lightest performance model to date at just 9.6 ounces in a men's size 9. Graphic snakeskin print was inspired by Kobe's on-court alter ego the Black Mamba, as well as the Chinese Year of the Snake in 2013. At the head of the Kobe 8 System project was Nike Performance Footwear Creative Director Eric Avar, who worked closely with his team and Kobe himself. Kobe requested a shoe that acts as an extension of his foot, complimenting quick performance while staying low to the ground. "I’m always focused on improving my game, to perform at my best. I want my shoes to mimic the speed of my game," Kobe said. "By shaving fractions off the height and weight, it allows me to play faster with more control so I can maneuver across the court – I want to feel like I’m moving at the speed of light." Responding to athlete feedback, the design team implemented Engineered Mesh for the first time in a basketball shoe. The material creates an ultra-lightweight fit that is 90% mesh for 360-degre...
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Mens Shoes
EUUKUSCM
406725
417826
428927
4391028
44101129
45111230
46121331
47131432
48141533
Womens Shoes
EUUKUSCM
352522
363623
374724
385825
396926
4071027
4181128
Womens Clothing
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UK4-66-88-1010-1212-1414-1616-18
France3434-3636-3838-4040-4242-4444-46
Italy36-3838-4040-4242-4444-4646-4848-50
US22-44-66-88-1010-1212-14
Mens Clothing
XSSMLXLXXL
UK343638-4042-4446-4850-52
IT444648-5052-5456-5860-62
France283032-3436-3840-4244-46