In 2024, Vanessa Bryant and Nike Basketball will honor Kobe Bryant’s legacy with the launch of new colorways for the Nike Kobe 8 Protro. Among these, the “Lakers Home” edition stands out as a tribute to Kobe’s legendary tenure with the LA Lakers. This release is part of an extensive lineup celebrating the iconic moments of Kobe’s career through innovative design and homage to his team colors.

This sneaker features a clean all-White base, accented with Court Purple on the Swoosh logos. The tongue and back heel tabs have been painted in a University Gold color. These colors pay a stylish nod to the LA Lakers, blending performance with the team’s spirit. An all-White React cushioned midsole and a durable rubber outsole complete the look. Both style and function on the court were a priority when designing the shoe.

To continue this release marks a significant addition to the legacy of Kobe Bryant, offering fans a way to connect with the spirit of one of basketball’s greatest legends. This release joins the ranks of the much-anticipated Team Edition colorways, including “University Red,” “Wolf Grey,” and “College Navy,” all poised to make a significant impact this fall.


Look out this Fall 2024 season for this much-anticipated sneaker. Available in men’s sizes, it will be accessible at select Nike Basketball retailers, both in-store and online, including Priced at $190, the “Lakers Home” edition combines sleek design with high performance. Continue reading below for detailed images of the pair.

Nike Kobe 8 Protro “Lakers Home”
Color: White/Court Purple-University Gold
Style Code: HF9550-100
Release Date: Fall 2024
Price: $190

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