Nike Kobe 8

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Bid on a Nike Kobe 8 iD & Zoom Flight The Glove Signed by Nick Young

Swaggy P is back in the running for the Kicks On Court crown, and two of the Nike Basketball sneakers on his resume this season are now up for public auction. Following the end to the Lakers' season, Nick Young conducted a trivia giveaway via his Instagram account, and one of the lucky winners is giving them up to cash in. One of NY's recognizable Nike Kobe 8 iDs is packed with the "Lakers" Zoom Flight The Glove for a duo of game-worn and signed shoes that are both one-of-ones. Get a look at both of the tagged sneakers below, including in-game images of Swaggy slinging in both pairs. The flipper claims that he may only sell one of the two exclusives, so hurry and bid or buy it now here.
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Nike Kobe 8 “Black History Month”

Quite the rarity, the Nike Kobe 8 has been spotted in a second "Black History Month" colorway. Sporting a printed upper similiar to its counterpart, this year's purple and gold motif is opted for, with violet marking its territory on the upper in varying shades. Metallic gold is worked into the equation, lighting things up on the Swoosh and heel counter, while also featured via speckles on the midsole. Completing the kick in grand fashion, an opaque outsole is seen also in violet. Check it out for yourself in the embedded Instagram video (courtesy of @realpromotagged) below, and let us know how this one stacks up against the original Kobe 8 "BHM."
NIKEiD Launches Gumbo Collection

NIKEiD Launches “Gumbo” Collection

For those keeping track on Twitter, Nike has been full of surprises lately. Following the out-of-the-blue launch of the "Red October" Nike Air Yeezy 2s, NIKEiD is bringing new flavor to five featured silhouettes. The Nike LeBron 11, Nike Kobe 8, Nike KD VI, Nike Air Force 1 High and Nike Air Force 1 Low compose the new "Gumbo" collection. In line with All-Star Weekend, these New Orleans offerings see both men's and women's size runs of the sneakers, updated with the likes of glow-in-the-dark outsoles and graphic lining. The "Gumbo" collection is available now at NikeiD.
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Nike Kobe 8 Prelude Official Images

The Nike Kobe 8 Prelude concludes the popular countdown series leading up to the Nike Kobe 9. While the Kobe 9 is set to bring Flyknit to the hardwood, the Kobe 8 saw the first basketball shoe to embrace Engineered Mesh. This Prelude pair focuses on the theme of reflection, using contemporary art inspiration on the upper. Fans of the Nike Kobe 8 Prelude can look for this colorway to release on January 25th at Nike.
Nike Kobe 8 Shedding Skin iD Option Available Now

Nike Kobe 8 “Shedding Skin” iD Option Available Now

Put your own spin on this year’s most talked about Christmas colorway with the Nike Kobe 8 "Shedding Skin" iD Option. Pit Viper, Blue Coral Snake, Solid, and Chroma uppers are available to carry a shedding layer of skin over their standard facade. An array of glow-in-the-dark features also distinguish this update, as does the Kobe logo jewel on the tongue. Start creating your Nike Kobe 8 colorway now at NIKEiD.
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Nike Kobe 8 “Green Glow” Official Images

First seen on the feet of Kobe Bryant's wife, we get official images and nomenclature from the source of the Nike Kobe 8 "Green Glow." Going the tandem route on the upper, green glow comes together with mineral teal hits, creating a snakeskin-like print, with laser orange taking its place on the accents, inner lining and outsole. Look for the "Green Glow" Kobe 8 to drop this Friday, December 20 for $140.
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Nike Kobe 8 System “Christmas”

Striking snake styling sets off the Nike Kobe 8 System "Christmas". Following up 2013’s “Christmas” Kobe 8, the System silo aids Kobe’s comeback by making the most of the Black Mamba motif. A silver upper sports scales, accented by the likes of neon green and chrome gold. Fans of Kobe Bryant can expect him to lace up the Nike Kobe 8 System "Christmas" on Christmas Day. They can also mark their calendar for the day after Christmas as the official release date for this festive launch.