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Nike Kobe 9

The Nike Kobe 9 is a basketball shoe that was released in January 2014. It was designed by Eric Avar, who had been the lead designer for Kobe Bryant's signature shoe line since the Kobe IV in 2008. The Kobe 9 was inspired by Kobe Bryant's love of boxing, and his desire to have a shoe that mimicked the way a boxer's shoe felt when they were in the ring.

The shoe's high-top design and FlyKnit upper provide a secure fit that is meant to feel like a second skin. The shoe's sole features Nike's Lunarlon cushioning technology, which provides a responsive and comfortable ride. One of the most distinctive elements of the Nike Kobe 9 is its design. The shoe has a high-top silhouette that is reminiscent of a boxing shoe, but the FlyKnit upper is woven in a way that gives the shoe a unique snake-like appearance, a nod to Kobe's “Black Mamba” nickname. This feature can be seen on trainers like the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Detail.

The Nike Kobe 9 was also designed to be customisable. The shoe features a removable medial support system that can be swapped out for different levels of support and cushioning. This feature allows players to tailor the shoe to their individual needs and preferences.

Being a versatile trainer, the Nike Kobe 9 can be paired with a range of Nike clothing and accessories to complete your on-court look. A popular choice is the Nike Pro TF Therma-Fit Trousers Midnight Blue, which are complemented nicely by the trainers. You can also include other Nike clothing to achieve the look you are looking for.

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