The Official Nike Kobe Retro Thread

Discussion in 'Nike Retro' started by L7oser, Jul 23, 2015.

  1. Noto

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    One of the things I really liked about the Kobe line is how throughout the 4 and the 11 you can see how much the people were paying attention to consistency of look. It's almost like the Adidas ZX line in that regard.
     
  2. doublemesh96

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    Kobe is killing it. Doing what Jordan should have been doing.
     
  3. Mister Meaner

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    you mean updating the retro for performance?
     
  4. doublemesh96

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    Yes! Staying true to the aesthetics and updating the materials. Imagine if they did this with a Jordan 3. Kobe is THE man for this.
     
  5. ultrapromoman

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    JB sort of did that with .5/hybrid models. Most people didn't like them but some them were popular. I had the 16.5 and those one were one the best shoes I ever played in.
     
  6. doublemesh96

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    That doesn’t apply here at all. The protos look exactly like the old zk1. You’re talking about a hybrid model that was trash. Just like any post Jordan XXIII model. Yeah updated performance materials but the shoes are garbage aesthetically.

    Not only did jb not do what Kobe did but they did the opposite. Retro shoes made of shredded newspaper and plastic with Fred flintstone toe boxes.
     
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  7. gundamzaku

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    they put flyknit on some of the jordans, hehehe
     
  8. Mister Meaner

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    I understand the want for that as a consumer, but if I'm in business the way JB is, efff all that noise :lol:. Save the new tech and whatnot for the new sig & you now have both lanes (fashion & function) covered.

    But I hear you doe.
     
  9. unclerukus

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    Those camo Kobe's are crazy I need!
     
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  10. GrizzlyAnimal

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  11. Smithbeentrill

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    hard
     
  12. Black Lotus

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    these pics make em look 10 times better...
     
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  13. SNEAKEATER_619

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    No doubt. Must cop.
     
  14. llerraj

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    Undefeated is going to have people running around la to find this secret location. I was going to ask people I knew out there if they could check it out, but after seeing that I'm not going to bother.
     
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  15. ballyeaz

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    right? LA traffic plus trying to find a parking spot lol forget that!

    they make the most d**** releases i swear lol. not that it matters because i think most of their pairs get backdoored.
     
  16. Mister Meaner

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    Should've made the toe guard black
    Too much branding around the heel
    No orange laces?
    Elbows too pointy
     
  17. crh1979

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    RIP the dream of getting those LOL
     
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  18. CHAOSE57

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    Damn
     
  19. doublemesh96

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    So the camos are going to be impossible to get?

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    I’m holding out hope for 81 point games

    Been wanting a pair since January 22 2006
     
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  20. Mister Meaner

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  21. cgs37

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    Haven’t worn these in awhile. Nostalgia kickin in this week so brought em out. The V's are still my favorite ball shoe to play in. What would they do if they "protro"-d em? More flexible upper?
     
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  22. padremurph

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    Wow, that’s a bummer. Please be Santa Monica or Venice haha
     
  23. aron710

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    Flyknit or 360 upper :rolleyes

     
  24. ballyeaz

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    pairs are already on GOAT and they haven't officially released yet hahaha. smh
     
  25. GrizzlyAnimal

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    Them prices are crazy too
     
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