The Nike Kobe 9 might be one of the hottest basketball performance shoes to date, but there’s a special story behind this latest colorway that recently made headlines across the blogosphere. Seen here is the Nike Kobe 9 Low “Philippines” that pays homage to Filipino culture. Designed by Eric Goto, who happens to be half Filipino, uses the traditional “Banig” and “Tsinelas” concepts to bring this 9 to life. Locker Room Legends gives us a visual breakdown of this upcoming Kobe 9 so let us know if you’ll be scooping them up.
Source: Locker Room Legends