The Nike Kobe AD DeRozan PE also known as the “City of Compton” is a player exclusive Nike Kobe AD that will debut on April 12th. DeRozan has been one of the lead athletes to wear the Kobe AD throughout the season.
This release is inspired by DeRozan’s memory of watching Kobe Bryant play against the Utah in the 1997 playoffs. Bryant’s “airball game” taught the legend how to deal with adversity and showed DeRozan that resilience was key to success on court. That specific date, May 12th, 1997, is featured on the shoe’s lace tips.
Dressed in a Light Bone, White, Pale Grey and Vivid Sky color scheme. This special Nike Kobe AD celebrates shooting guard DeMar DeRozan with a sockliner graphic nodding to his Compton, California roots. Kobe’s logo, DNA symbol and signature on the heel tabs follow the color scheme of Bryant’s “airball game” opponent.
Nike Kobe AD DeRozan PE Release Date
Look for the Nike Kobe AD “DeRozan PE” to release on April 12th at select Nike Basketball retailers and Nike.com. The retail price tag is set at $160 USD.
Light Bone/White/Pale Grey-Vivid Sky
April 12, 2017
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