The Nike Kobe 5 Protro “Lakers” aka “5x Champ” colorway was debuted on-court by Anthony Davis during All-Star Weekend.
This “Lakers” inspired offering of the Nike Kobe 5 Protro features a Court Purple synthetic upper paired with Black detailing throughout and University Gold trimming. Other details includes a snakeskin patterned on the Black heel counter with Metallic Silver Kobe branding on the tongues. A White midsole atop an icy translucent outsole and Lakers-themed graphic insoles completes the design.
Nike Kobe 5 Protro 5x Champ Lakers Release Date
Look for the Nike Kobe 5 Protro “5x Champ” to release on August 24th at select retailers and Nike.com. The retail price tag is set at $180 USD.
Color: Court Purple/Black-University Gold
Style Code: CD4991-500
Release Date: August 24, 2020
UPDATE 8/8: To celebrate Mamba Day, Nike will finally be releasing the “5x Champ” Kobe 5 Protro on August 24th for $180 USD.
The Zoom Kobe 5 Protro “5x Champ” reinterprets the championship-themed jackets gifted to Kobe after his second and third titles. The shoe retains its patented leather finish dressed in purple and black with gold accents. The Zoom Air unit and icy sole are complemented by an insole that features a “5-Star” graphic print.
UPDATE 4/1: It should come to no surprise that Nike has postponed the release of the “Lakers” Kobe 5 Protro. An official date has yet to be announce. Stay tuned for updates.
UPDATE 3/25: According to SNS, the “Lakers” Nike Kobe 5 Protro will release on April 1st.
UPDATE 2/22: Nike releases official photos of the “Lakers” Kobe 5 Protro.