The late, great Kobe Bryant has more than a few memorable silhouettes in his extensive signature line with
Per news from Sneakerfiles and zSneakerheadz, the “Reverse Grinch” may indeed touch down around Christmas. Nike Basketball has been taking it slow and steady with their Kobe releases, as the only pair that’s released since Bryant’s estate re-upped their partnership with the Swoosh last March was the Kobe 6 Protro “Mambacita Sweet 16,” which touched down last April. Last August, it was speculated that the famed Kobe 6 “Prelude” would return in Protro form, and December held rumors of the Kobe 8’s own Protro return in fall 2023, but no new news on either model has surfaced since then.
A lot can change between now and the holiday season, of course, but keep it locked here for all your updates on the Nike Kobe Protro 6 “Reverse Grinch” and other 2023 Kobe drops.
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