Footwear Flashback: Kobe Goes Airborne in adidas KB8 II

Back in the 1990s, a Philadelphia teen would make the move to Hollywood and suddenly be implanted in TV sets across America. His charisma and style would make him a pop icon, while his skill set and work ethic would make him one of the best in the biz. No, we’re not talking about the Fresh Prince, we?re talking about Kobe Bryant. This ad from adidas finds Jelly Bean Jr. taking his Philly flash to the Cali courts in the yet-to-be-retroed KB8 II.

Who: Kobe Bryant
Kicks: adidas KB8 II
Event: adidas Commercial
When: Late 90′s


  1. Anonymous says:


    1. [CaRL] WiLLs SiDeKicK says:

      Thank god he went to Nike.

  2. Anonymous says:

    What Kobe passed the ball. lol kb24 is the best

  3. Rataface805 says:

    Kobe is the man lakers all day suckas fuck the thunder and the heat lakers baby and fuck the bulls too

    1. SmartGuy says:

      You sound scared.

    2. SACTOWNKING says:

      nigga its the KINGS yall niggas robbed us couldnt lose fair and square had the reff cheatin

      1. Ddd says:

        fuc the kings

  4. Anonymous says:

    the only nice adidas they came out with for kobe was crazy 8

  5. DLQ1 says:

    Best Kobe in Adidas line.

    1. ThePrufessa says:

      not better than the first crazy 8

  6. Chocko says:

    ?Only in an ad…

  7. Jhans13 says:

    what is with those socks???

  8. Jeremy Johnson says:


    1. Jeremy Johnson says:

      IM SO GAY

      1. Jeremy Johnson says:

        I FUCK MEN

        1. Khalil Witt says:

          WANNA FUCK

          1. Jeremy Johnson says:


          2. Jeremy Johnson says:

            Lol now im fucking my self!… MASTURBATION!!!!!!!!

  9. Mmmkay says:

    a young jordan wannabe.

    1. yamama says:

      Who didnt wanna be like jordan growing up??

    2. Angelopoe says:

      You are just jealous coz he’s the closest thing to jordan.

  10. bdogg says:

    was not a huge fan of the kbii..kbi was dope as was his dunk shoes where he won the dunk contest in the elevation equip i think was the name..those were dope! glad he is with nike thou!!!?

  11. nike needs to retro those air garnetts