After having to cancel its 2020 season due to the coronavirus,
Surrounding story aside, the Kobe 6 Protro “EYBL” offers a scaly synthetic upper with a purple gradient fade that’s lighter towards the top of the foot and grows much darker as it descends towards the black midsole. Tongues and throats are presented in a light lilac color, while branding is handled by a white midfoot Swoosh and Kobe’s Kill Bill-inspired sheath logo in black on the tongue. Heels are done up in black, and overlaid by a black TPU heel cage with silver speckling and a silver EYBL logo. Down below, the aforementioned midsoles feature enhanced Zoom Air cushioning units for a modernized on-court feel while also adding their own silver speckled detailing for extra style.
At the time of writing, it has yet to be determined if this EYBL sneaker is purely a PE for members of the league or if it’ll see a retail release like some of the past EYBL models. However, more news will likely surface as the league’s summer season draws closer and closer.
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