Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Radiant Emerald” Gets on-Foot Photos

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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Kobe Bryant hosts a Kobe A.D. event at MAMA Gallery on November 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)

2024 is the year of Kobe's sneakers.

The Nike Kobe 8 Protro is a basketball shoe line that honors Kobe Bryant's legacy. It is a reimagined version of his original signature sneakers, updated with modern technology and design. Kobe Bryant, an NBA legend, had a profound impact on the sneaker world. He collaborated closely with Nike to create innovative basketball shoes that reflected his playing style and personality. The Kobe 8 Protro line continues his legacy, offering athletes and fans a chance to experience the same footwear that accompanied Kobe's remarkable career.

These sneakers are known for their performance, traction, and sleek aesthetic. Even after his tragic passing, Kobe's influence on the sneaker community remains strong, as fans and players alike continue to wear and cherish his iconic shoes as a tribute to his enduring legacy on and off the court. His dedication to the game and his lasting impact on basketball culture ensure that the Nike Kobe 8 Protro will forever symbolize his greatness.

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"Radiant Emerald" Nike Kobe 8 Protro

The sneakers feature a blue translucent rubber sole and the midsole is a clean white. The white mesh upper features a blue 8 and 24 pattern, symbolizing the numbers Kobe wore. The Nike Swoosh, as well as the Kobe Bryant signature near the heel, are emerald blue. Other accents include the white sock liner and the Kobe Bryant logo on the tongue. Overall, this clean colorway dresses the sneakers and will look simply amazing on the court. This is definitely going to be a hot colorway that fans will love.

Sneaker Bar Detroit reports that the Nike Kobe 8 Protro "Radiant Emerald" is going to drop on February 8th, 2024. Also, the retail price is expected to be $190 when they release. Let us know what you think of this sneaker, in the comments section below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for the latest news and updates from around the sneaker world. We will be sure to bring you the biggest releases from the biggest brands.

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About The Author
Ben Atkinson is a sneaker content writer at HotNewHipHop, with expertise in web content writing, digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO). Ben’s love for sneakers began when he was 13. He founded Midwest Soles, his sneaker reselling business. He bought and sold hundreds of popular sneakers and learned everything there is to know about the sneaker market. He eventually combined his passion for sneakers with his passion for writing and started covering sneaker releases and valuable sneaker reselling information. Ben has previously written for Sneaker Flippers, managing the site’s email newsletter to over 15,000 engaged readers with a focus on enhancing the click/open rate to increase the sale conversion rate overall. On top of this, Ben would also create written content for the site with a view to increasing web traffic and online sales through SEO optimization. His favorite sneakers are the Air Jordan 1 ‘Bred’ and the Nike x Parra Air Max 1.