words // Brandon Richard

Ahead of Independence Day, Nike is dropping the Kobe 9 EM in a festive red, white and blue colorway.

The unique release is pictured below, decked out in a unique print with metallic silver Swoosh branding, a 3M reflective Kobe logo and a blue-tinted translucent outsole.

Look for the 'Independence Day' Kobe 9 EM to hit retail on Saturday, June 28 for $160.

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