The days when Nike Basketball would release special edition “Christmas” Collections looks to be behind us. But looking back, some of the best Christmas-inspired colorways to release seemed to always land on Kobe Bryant’s signature line.

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While many would agree that the Nike Kobe 6 Grinch is one of the best Christmas releases of all-time. Some could argue that the Nike Kobe 8 Christmas could easily be the second best colorway battling the Nike LeBron 8 V2 Christmas.

Debuted on December 26th, 2012. This Nike Kobe 8 featured a multicolored graphic upper as a nod to Christmas lighting, atop a Red speckled midsole and translucent Green outsole.

What do you guys think? Where would you rank these amongst some of the best Nike Basketball “Christmas” releases? Lastly, would you guys like to see Nike releases more collections heading into 2018? Leave all your thoughts in the comments section.

Nike Kobe 8 System “Christmas”
Color: Black/Bright Crimson-Fiberglass-Vivid Sulphur
Style Code: 555035-030
Release Date: December 26, 2012
Price: $150

Nike Kobe 8 Christmas 555035-030

Nike Kobe 8 Christmas 555035-030

Nike Kobe 8 Christmas 555035-030

Nike Kobe 8 Christmas 555035-030