Nike Kobe 5 Protro Celebrates Black Mamba’s 5 Rings!

Nike Kobe 5 Protro Celebrates Black Mamba’s 5 Rings!

Legends deserve legendary kicks. And what’s a better pair than one celebrating one of the Black Mamba’s big achievements? The new Nike Kobe 5 Protro “5 Rings” is a celebration of Kobe’s 5 rings with the Los Angeles Lakers. This pair would have been a great addition to the Black Mamba week we celebrated not too long ago but was delayed for some reason. And we’re expecting a big solo release for the Kobe Protro 5 Rings.

Nike Kobe 5 Protro 5 Rings Rocks Familiar Colors

Purple and yellow. Yellow and purple. We love us some team colors. And if Kobe is famous for anything, it’s his loyalty to the only NBA team he played with: The Lakers. And the sneakers honor this loyalty and the achievements Kobe accomplished during his career. The new Nike Kobe 5 Protro features an upper with a yellow front that gradually turns to purple. Moreover, the upper has the number 5 laser etched on it in all shapes and sizes! That’s obviously a reference to the five rings Kobe Bryant won with the Lakers. Finally, the midsole rocks a pretty solid purple-to-yellow gradient The swoosh and black mamba logos will come in yellow, and a translucent outsole completes the look!

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It’s worth the mention that this pair released back in 2010 originally to celebrate Kobe’s fifth NBA championship. He won championships in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, and 2010 with the LA Lakers. But in Kobe’s words, Protro “is all about improving on what’s been and making it better for what’s to come”. So it’s pretty awesome that Nike Kobe 5 is getting the Protro treatment!

Release Deets

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Release Date: 10/15/2020
Style Code: CD4991-400
Retail Price: $180
Avg. Resale Value: $291

The resale value of Nike Kobe 5 Protro may not look like much today, but it’ll pick up later on. The 2010 pair currently resells for The value of Kobe kicks skyrocketed since late January 2020 after Kobe Bryant’s tragic death. Everybody wanted to have a piece of the Black Mamba with ‘em, so the kicks were the first thing to go!

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If you’re copping to flip though, a bulk buy would serve you well since this pair offers $100 in profit. Bulk buys are not everyone’s cup of tea though. If you wanna buy one or two pairs that would bring back good cash, the Off-White Jordan 5s are good candidates!

Don’t Miss on Nike Kobe 5 Protro 5 Rings!

The L days are over! If you’re excited about this drop, or the Jordan 4 PSG, then you know what to do! Get ANB 2.0 ready to nail the Nike SNKRS drops. And if you don’t already have your key, make sure you join the waitlist. Even better? Keep checking our Twitter to win ANB 2.0 in our giveaways!

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