Nike and Kobe Bryant officially unveiled the Nike Zoom Kobe V today at the LA Forum in front of a select group of media from around the world. Along with Kobe, ZKV designers Eric Avar and Matt Nurse were on hand to provide the media an in depth look into the design process behind Kobe’s newest sneaker.
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AT 10.6 OUNCES, THE NIKE ZOOM KOBE V IS NIKE’S LIGHTEST BASKETBALL SHOE EVER. IT’S A TRUE LOW-CUT PERFORMANCE SHOE BUILT FOR KOBE’S SIGNATURE QUICKNESS AND DESIGNED FOR PRECISION CUTS IN EVERY DIRECTION. THE FLYWIRE UPPER, HEAT-BONDED OVERLAYS AND SCULPTED MEDIAL ARCH BRING MAXIMUM STABILITY WITH MINIMUM WEIGHT. THE NIKE ZOOM KOBE V IS LIGHTWEIGHT, SHARPENED.
-LOW-CUT PROFILE for unrestricted, multi-directional cuts on the court
-HEAT-BONDED OVERLAYS are lighter, more consistent, and less abrasive than a traditional stitched upper
-PERFORATED TONGUE, vamp and quarter enhance breathability
-HEARTBEAT TRACTION PATTERN is inspired by Kobe’s passion, providing maximum grip on the court using less material
-GLASS/CARBON FIBER WEAVE SHANK PLATE provides mid-foot control and rigidity while the sculpted medial arch design enhances lockdown
-DECOUPLED HEEL maximizes contact surface with optimal motion design
-SCULPTED HEEL COUNTER enhances lockdown
-NIKE ZOOM UNITS in heel and forefoot and injection Phylon in mid-foot provide a superior cushioning system
-FLYWIRE provides medial- and lateral-specific support in a lighter-weight package
-ENHANCED OUTRIGGER stabilizes forefoot, gripping the floor on hard lateral cuts
-KOBE CODE dot matrix language sequence found throughout Kobe product this season
-REINFORCED TOE BOX is ergonomically designed to increase durability