A closer look at the Kobe V Protro ‘5x Champ’

BuhayBasket gives us a closer look at the Nike Kobe 5 Protro “5x Champ”, highlighting all the notable details scattered all over the sneaker. Not known to many, the shoe also draws inspiration from Jeff Hamilton and the jacket he designed when the Lakers won the three-peat in the early 2000s.

What you need to know about Nike’s Mamba Week

Note: The following was written for Buhay Basket The sudden and tragic passing of Kobe Bryant back in January brought the entire world to a halt. The news that he, along with his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others, died in a fatal helicopter crash just as he was getting his post-retirement life together was…

The sneakers that Nike will release for Mamba Week

Nike’s Mamba Week is a celebration of Kobe Bryant’s legacy both on and off the court. Kobe’s remarkable impact on the game of basketball also applied to footwear design. Throughout his career, Kobe pushed Nike Basketball to explore the competitive advantages gained through low-profile, highly-responsive design. It was an aspirational challenge as much as it…