Originally written on Mo Better Shoes  |  Last updated 5/11/13
It's rare to see a player's personal edition shoe released. But that's exactly what Nike is doing on Saturday, May 11th with the Kobe 8 System ‘Purple Platinum’. Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers are already eliminated from the playoffs and he's recovering from surgery but during the season he wore a colorway of this sneaker. For starters, the shoe weighs less than 10 ounces. It also features a 90% mesh upper which gives your feet great breathability. And it features a full Lunarlon cushioning. You pick up your pair online at the Nike Store or Nike Basketball retailers this Saturday, May 11. {gallery}kobe8pp{/gallery} Follow us on Twitter @mobettershoes. You can follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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