30 Nov '12, 2am

Nike Kobe 8 System Unveiled. Design details, inspiration, release dates and the @NIKEiD scoop. #Kobe8

Nike Kobe 8 System Unveiled. Design details, inspiration, release dates and the @NIKEiD scoop. #Kobe8

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 fa...

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sneakernews.com 30 Nov '12, 1am

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solecollector.com 30 Nov '12, 12am

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Nike Reveals The Kobe 8 System

Nike Reveals The Kobe 8 System

nicekicks.com 30 Nov '12, 1am

Arguably one of the best NBA players of all time, Kobe Bryant and Nike introduce his 8th signature sneaker, the Kobe 8 Sys...

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theshoegame.com 30 Nov '12, 1am

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A Closer Look at the Kobe 8 System

A Closer Look at the Kobe 8 System

nicekicks.com 30 Nov '12, 7pm

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Nike Zoom Kobe 8 – Blue & Grey #Nike

kicksonfire.com 29 Nov '12, 9pm

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Video: Nike Kobe 8 Hands-On and Launch Event Recap

Video: Nike Kobe 8 Hands-On and Launch Event Recap

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Nike Kobe 8 "Python"

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nicekicks.com 03 Dec '12, 10pm

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Nike Kobe 8 “Python” #Nike

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