THE OFFICIAL NIKE KOBE FOOTWEAR THREAD: NIKE PLAYED US ON THE KOBE IV "PROTRO" WHERE'S THE KOBE 14?

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  1. alchemist iq

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    A FIRST LOOK AT KOBE BRYANT’S NEXT BASKETBALL SHOE MAMBA RAGE 5
    Kobe Bryant’s next basketball shoe, the NikeMamba 5, to debut Spring 2019.


    Following budget friendly models such as the Mamba Mentality, Instinct and Rage, the NikeMamba 5 looks to be the next in line of affordable offerings from Kobe Bryant.


    Likely paying tribute to the number of championships Bryant has accumulated throughout his career, the Mamba 5 sports an interesting aesthetic, with textiles and Fuse along the upper and a giant Swoosh logo. We’re interested in hearing your thoughts on how these have turned out visually.

    Zoom Air is a surprise cushion source we haven’t yet seen in a budget Kobe shoe. It’s unclear if the shoe will feature a removable midsole like the aforementioned models but if it does, that would be a great look for those wanting a wider variety of drop-in midsole options over the standard Lunar drop-in. However, the outsole shows the rectangle Zoom Air unit and its placement, which is standard practice in Nike’s current basketball shoes with standard midsoles.

    Traction looks to depict snake scales, but we’re not sure what to think of how it may perform. It could be awesome or it could be terrible. On the bright side, it looks more outdoor friendly than previous models which is a welcome change.



    You can expect the Nike Mamba 5 to release around Spring 2019 though pricing has yet to be unveiled. Share your thoughts on the upcoming Kobe model and stay tuned to WearTesters.comfor updates.

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  2. gundamzaku

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    the heel counter area looks like a kobe 4
     
  3. gwizzle

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    Not bad but those will prob retail for $100
     
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    Really cool how they integrated the Swoosh with the midsole.
     
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  5. fabripav

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    Yeah that design is cool!

    Also the shoe has the widest outrigger ever... Looks funky.
     
  6. fabripav

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    Anyway, does anyone know where I can get some yellow flat thin laces, 70" long? I need them on my 360s but can't find them anywhere...
     
  7. piston honda

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    Those M5s look like an evolution of the 8s. Hope they have some nice CWs in the pipeline besides TB-like CWs.
     
  8. thapointguy

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  9. gwizzle

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    That gradient midsole :pimp:
     
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  10. thapointguy

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    Better view
     
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  11. Blue Mamba

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    Sucks how Nike didn't even do an all star theme for the kicks this year :smh:

    Those > whatever is releasing
     
  12. Blue Mamba

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  13. tigo0240

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    Luka's with a Miami Vice edition Heat jersey :smokin
     
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  14. Blue Mamba

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  15. tigo0240

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    The entire bench looking like "Joe who?"

    And Middleton with those crazy eyes...one looking at me and one at the shooter. I had never heard of that man until last year when he threw a ball at Steven Adams' back. All I could hear was Logic "I just wanna die today..."
     
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    Champ
     
  17. alchemist iq

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    These are actually very clean.
    Hope nike brings that hot fiyah this year for the public to cop.

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  18. Blue Mamba

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  19. jont

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    I like these better than the yellow ones.
     
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    Was Giannis rocking some white and red Kobe 4’s in the ASG?
     
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  21. jont

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    My pairs finally arrived. Wore them immediately on the court. Will post pics of the other pair soon.
     
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    yep

     
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    Dope execution.
     
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  24. jont

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    Another shot of my Lakers inspired ID.

    Some in-game pics:
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  25. leroy712

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    Dope! What was your turn around time from order to door?