Nike Kobe A.D. 2018 Makes Its Retail Debut Today

Nike’s annual celebration Kobe Bryant on 8/24, aka “Mamba Day,” will include the retail debut the Nike Kobe A.D., an updated take on Kobe’s most recent signature sneaker. The kicks first surfaced at the Drew League in Cali last weekend on the feet San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan, as well as Kobe himself, but have since been revealed in several colorways, including a multi-color version that will be available today.

According to Sole Collector, the Nike Kobe A.D. 2018 is constructed a mesh upper featuring a looped speed lacing system and Zoom Air cushioning. Additional details include a series numbers on the tongue, including both Kobe’s jersey numbers, as well as his birth year.

The multi-color version the Nike Kobe A.D. 2018, as worn by Kobe and DeRozan, will be available today at 10am ET for the retail price $140. Take a look at the new Kobe A.D. model, as well as some purchase links, in the tweets embedded below.

Nike Kobe A.D. 2018 To Release On "Mamba Day"

Nike’s annual celebration Kobe Bryant on 8/24, aka “Mamba Day,” will include the retail debut the Nike Kobe A.D., an updated take on Kobe’s most recent signature sneaker. The kicks first surfaced at the Drew League in Cali over the weekend on the feet San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan, as well as Kobe himself, but have since been revealed in black and purple colorway.

According to Sole Collector, the Nike Kobe A.D. 2018 is constructed a mesh upper featuring a looped speed lacing system and Zoom Air cushioning. Additional details include a series numbers in yellow on the tongue, including both Kobe’s jersey numbers, as well as his birth year.

It is believed the multi-color version the Nike Kobe A.D. 2018, as worn by Kobe and DeRozan, will be available next Friday, August 24 in honor “Mamba Day,” though it’s still unclear when this black/purple/yellow joint will be available.

Take a look at the new Kobe A.D. model below and stay tuned for more release details.