Possibly the best colorway yet on Kobe Bryant’s Flyknit-equipped hightop — certainly the voltiest (voltest?) — the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Victory releases tomorrow, October 23, at Nike Basketball accounts nationwide.
Visually inspired by the clean slate that a new season brings with it, the championship mindset that can replace any past missteps — Nike officially nicknamed it the “Restored” edition — the shoe boasts scaly black on the leather tongue and overlays, a nod to Beef’s “Black Mamba” moniker. Black and volt then conspire for a striking, marled wool-like aesthetic in the Flyknit build, before a white outsole rounds out the look.
It sounds like this may be one of the first colorways you’ll see Kobe rock once the season gets underway, but you need not wait that long to get your hands on a pair. October 23 is the launch date at stateside Nike Basketball accounts, with online retailers stocking the shoe promptly at 8am EDT. Here’s the Footlocker.com purchase link.
Nike Kobe 9 Elite
Style #: 630847-077
23 October 2014