While the Kobe 9 high tops have been a hit with fans of Kobe Bryant, selling out almost every release in the past few weeks, there are those who the miss the “traditional” low tops Kobe has made famous.
Nike has been listening as the Kobe 9 EM goes back to the low cut shoes, which features a specially engineered mesh in place of the flyknit being used in the current Kobe 9 high tops. Everything else seems to be the same with the flywire cables and pressure mapped rubber sole.
Officially unofficially named the Bruce Lee edition because of the colorway similarity with the Kobe 5 that had the 3 blood scratches and with the video below, Kobe explains his affinity toward the Dragon:
Release Date: 3.29.14
Colorway: University Gold/Black-Laser Crimson