The Nike Kobe 6 Protro “Grinch” Is Back to Ruin Your Holiday

The Nike Kobe 6 Protro “Grinch” Is Back to Ruin Your Holiday 3

Brand: Nike

Model: Kobe 6 Protro

Key Features: The Kobe 6 Protro “Grinch” boasts a volt green textured upper mimicking Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch with contrasting black Swooshes on the sides and crimson branded tongues and laces. This all sits atop a flexible Zoom Air unit.

Release Date: TBC

Price: $180

Buy: Nike.com, SNKRS app, and select retailers

Editor’s Notes: Over the past few years Kobe Bryant‘s signature sneakers have been retroed as part of a “Protro” line, which injects the sneakers with modern performance technology while keeping the OG design intact. While the future of Kobe-related Nike releases has been uncertain since the NBA legend’s tragic death in January, his popular Nike Kobe 6 “Grinch” is set to be re-released.

True Kobe fans recognize the poisonous colorway from when it was debuted by the Mamba himself on Christmas Day in 2010 in his highly-anticipated match-up against the “Big Three” Miami Heat. The re-release is expected to look exactly like the 2010 OG, but with modern tech upgrades to the classic Kobe 6.

Look for the Nike Kobe 6 Protro “Grinch” to release sometime in early 2021 at select retailers and Nike.com. The retail price is set at $180.

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