After spending the early part of his career with adidas, Kobe Bryant joined Nike Basketball in 2003. Since then, he has leapt over speeding Aston Martins for Nike and effectively branded himself as the “Black Mamba”. Kobe’s signature kicks often offer a sleek low-top that contrasts against Bryant’s high profile.
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Although Kobe started his career as a Nike athlete wearing Nike Air Zoom Huarache 2K4s and Nike Air Zoom Huarache 2K5s for the 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 seasons, his first official signature sneaker launched in 2005. The last shoe Kobe wore on the court as a player was the Kobe 11. The Nike Kobe A.D. was his first post-retirement signature sneaker.
For the 2014 All-Star Game in New Orleans, Nike and Bryant created the Kobe 9 Elite “Gumbo League,” which comes in black-and-white with gold accents and New Orleans-inspired motifs at the heel ...
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The Kobe V Protro Big Stage ($180), one of Nike's five Mamba Week sneakers, will be available starting Aug. 23, which would have been Kobe Bryant's 42nd birthday. (Nike Inc.)
Vanessa Bryant, the widow of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, reportedly filed a trademark application for "KB24" for use within a wide-ranging sports and entertainment company.
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