Nike Basketball will be paying homage to the Nike Zoom Kobe 1 MPLS colorway that originally debuted in 2006 with their remastered version of the Nike Kobe 1 Protro.
The franchise that would become the Lakers was founded in 1946 as the Detroit Gems and played in the National Basketball League (NBL). The team moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1947, and its name was changed to the Lakers to reflect the Minnesota state nickname, “Land of 10,000 Lakes.”
Having won five championships in Minnesota, Nike Basketball will bringing back the “MPLS” colorway of their updated version of Kobe Bryan’t first signature shoe. This Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro will come dressed in a Grey, University Blue and White color scheme.
Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro MPLS Release Date
Loo for the Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro “MPLS” to release on July 6th at select Nike Basketball retailers and Nike.com. The retail price tag is set at $175 USD.
Color: Wolf Grey/White-University Blue
Style Code: AQ2728-001
Release Date: July 6, 2018
UPDATE: Kicks Store is giving you an opportunity to purchase the “MPLS” Kobe 1 Protro via raffle system here until July 10th. The winners will be selected and notified by email on July 11th. Additionally, the Warsaw-based store is also offering ONE of the participants the chance to win the sneakers totally for free. All the participants need to do is to sign up and register and grab their own chance to buy the Nike Kobe 1 Protro “MLPS” or even to get their own pair for free.
UPDATE: According to Foot Locker, “MPLS” Nike Kobe 1 Protro will release on July 6th. Get a closer look below via GC911.
UPDATE: Detailed look at the upcoming Nike Kobe 1 Protro “MPLS” via OptiMaxx Prime.