The “Philly” Nike Kobe 4 Protro Returns

In the realm of basketball sneakers, few names command as much reverence and admiration as Kobe Bryant. Lauded for his relentless work ethic, unwavering determination, and unparalleled skill on the court, Kobe left an indelible mark on the game of basketball. And among his many legacies is the Nike Kobe 4, a shoe that revolutionized basketball footwear with its combination of performance technology and sleek design.

Now, sneakerheads and basketball aficionados alike have reason to rejoice as the iconic Nike Kobe 4 Protro makes its triumphant return to shelves in the popular “Philly” colorway. Set to release later this month, this classic colorway pays homage to Kobe Bryant's birth city while boasting updated technology to elevate your game on the court.

First introduced in 2009, the "Philly" colorway quickly became a fan favorite for its patriotic combination of colors and its nod to Kobe's roots. It features a “Varsity Royal” upper with bright “University Red” and white accents. Kobe logos don the padded mesh tongues, while 3M reflective stars surround the ankle collars.

What sets the Nike Kobe 4 Protro apart is its innovative design and cutting-edge technology. The "Protro" designation signifies that this isn't just a re-release; it's a modernized version of the original, equipped with enhancements to meet the demands of today's game. From its responsive Zoom Air cushioning to its lightweight and breathable upper, every aspect of the Kobe 4 has been optimized for peak performance.

Will you be looking to cop? The Nike Kobe 4 Proto “Philly” will be available on Saturday, April 13th, in-store only. Contact your nearest DTLR location to check availability.