Nike Kobe X Blackout Experience LA Event Recap

Nike hosted another Kobe Bryant event and to say it was successful is an understatement. The Kobe X Blackout Experience was held at the Shrine Expo Hall and was free to those who successfully RSVP’d in time. The venue was filled with Kobe fans and many brought out their favorite Kobe gear and kicks.

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The Blackout Experience was definitely emphasized. Upon entering, fans were greeted with a bold Nike billboard. The left side featured four Kobe X models: 5AM Flight, Blackout, Vino, and also debuted what may be the next colorway, Silk. In a museum like fashion, the event was classy and interesting.

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On the right, the main attraction was Kobe’s 5 NBA Championships. They were on display for fans to take photos with. Nike chose to celebrate a few passionate fans by selecting and displaying their Kobe collections for all to see.

Last year, Nike held the Kobe IX “Masterpiece” event at the Fox Hills Mall in Culver City. Power 106’s Jeff G. had the opportunity to asked the Black Mamba questions. This year, Jeff G. hosted the Slam Dunk contest on the makeshift court. Complex’s Jacques Slade, Skylar Diggins, and a lucky fan were chosen to judge the Dunk Contest.

Nike chose to switch it up and had popular WNBA Player Skylar Diggins interview Kobe on-stage. Diggins mentioned how that Kobe was her favorite player and did a great job asking the questions.  Bryant was adamant on returning to the floor and continuing to give it 100% until he cannot. The fans went wild and remain optimistic for the upcoming season.

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