There is never a shortage of amazing basketball shoes worn in the NBA every night. Nike maintains a firm grip on the league, with over 60% of players sporting the Swoosh logo on the pitch.
Additionally, shoes from the late Kobe Bryant’s signature line remain hugely popular with the younger generation of players. Below are the top four Nike Kobes worn in the NBA on November 12, 2022.
Nike Kobe 5 Protro PE
Player: Devin Booker
Shoe: Nike Kobe 5 Protro PE
How to buy: Unfortunately, this gamer-exclusive (PE) colorway was never released to the public. However, fans can still purchase the Nike Kobe 5 Protro from sneaker resale sites like StockX, eBay, and GOAT.
Nike Kobe 6 Protro ‘Mambacita’
Player: Sadiq Bey
Shoe: Nike Kobe 6 Protro ‘Mambacita’
How to buy: Fans can still get their hands on these shoes, but they’ll come at a hefty price tag. According to StockX, the average resale price of the Nike Kobe 6 Protro “Mambacita” is $676.
Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low ‘University Red’
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Player: Troy Brown Jr.
Shoe: Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low ‘University Red’
How to buy: The Nike Kobe 9 was released in 2014 and remains a favorite among gamers. Fans can pick up the “University Red” colorway on sneaker resale sites for around $500.
Nike Kobe 5 Protro “Draft Day PE”
Player: Monk Malik
Shoe: Nike Kobe 5 Protro
How to buy: Similar to Devin Booker’s shoes, Malik Monk wore a players-exclusive colorway on Friday night. It was a nod to the “Draft Day” colorway, which has appeared on several models in the Kobe lineup.
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