Kobe Bryant’s final season means that his story with Nike may be coming to a close and for their final chapter they are continuing to innovate. The Nike Kobe 11 is an inventive shoe with an improvement on the tech he previously pioneered.
The Nike Kobe 11 will serve as Kobe’s on-foot victory lap as it will be the last signature model the Black Mamba ever wears on-court. Designer Eric Avar took the concept of basketball sneakers to new heights when paired with Kobe and for his eleventh signature model, the duo simplified everything down to its purest form. The Flyknit upper gets an upgrade thanks to TPU – thermoplastic polyurethane threads – that makes the material stronger than ever. The debut colorway, the Kobe 11 Achilles Heel ,With an intimidating gradient upper that sees a black heel fade into University Red, a snakeskin Swoosh adds to the whole ‘Mamba’ motif.