New Kobe 5s

Once again we have new kicks from Kobe.

and again, only a limited edition (36) will be sold in the Philippines.

PR reads:

NIKE RELEASES THE LIMITED EDITION KOBE V 5 RINGS

Only 36 pairs available in the Philippines

A legacy is about to unravel as Kobe embarks on the quest to a second three-peat. Entering his 14th season with 5 championship rings, the Black Mamba is on the prowl for yet another one.

In support of Kobe’s mission and to celebrate Kobe’s 5th ring, Nike Philippines will tip off the season with a special release of limited edition Zoom Kobe V 5 Rings on October 30, 2010 to celebrate Kobe’s 5th championship.

Only 36 pairs of the limited edition Zoom Kobe V 5 Rings will be released on October 30, 2010 at Nike Park The Fort and Titan. The signature shoe, worn by Kobe Bryant during the Lakers’ first game of the season, celebrates Kobe’s five championship rings through different graphic renderings of the number five.

Eighteen pairs of the much sought after shoe will launch at 12noon on October 30 at Nike Park The Fort on a first come, first serve basis. No reservations will be accepted.

Another 18 pairs will be available at Titan through a special exclusive release to their Titan Players Club. For more information on the Titan release please call (632) 6593893 or e-mail info@titan22.com.

The Nike Zoom Kobe V 5 Rings features a lighter, stronger version of Nike’s innovative Flywire technology, that’s strategically placed to perform like synthetic tendons while cradling the foot like a second skin. The shoe’s overlays were bonded with heat welding, which is lighter, more consistent, and less abrasive than traditional stitching. Nike Zoom units in the heel and forefoot, as well as lightweight Phylon-injected midsole, provide a cushioning system that reduces pounding without adding bulk or weight.

Bryant’s input and inspiration was also instrumental in shaping the aesthetics of the Nike Zoom Kobe V. The shoe’s designer Eric Avar and the design team in Nike’s Innovation Kitchen incorporated aspects of Bryant’s game and personality into every detail of the shoe.

The Nike Zoom Kobe V 5 Rings will at P6,995.

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