The Nike Kobe 1 Protro returns this month in another OG colorway. This time, it's the "Black/Varsity Purple" rendition. 

Taking obvious cues from the team colors of the Los Angeles Lakers, the pair features a black leather upper, purple suede panel on the medial side, additional purple hits on the collar and midsole, a white Swoosh, and subtle yellow branding on the tongue and heel. 

Like all prior renditions of the Kobe 1 Protro, this pair updates the mid-2000s signature for modern performance with a more lightweight build and full-length Zoom Air cushioning. It is set to coincide with the release of the Kobe's new book, The Mamba Mentality: How I Play.

Releasing just in time for the start of the 2018-19 NBA regular season, the "Purple Reign" Nike Kobe 1 Protro will hit Nike SNKRS and other select retailers on Oct. 23 for $175.

Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro "Purple Reign"
Release Date: 10/23/18
Color: Black/White/Varsity Purple/Canyon Gold
Style #: AQ2728-004
Price: $175

Nike Kobe 1 Protro AQ2728-004 (Lateral)
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Nike Kobe 1 Protro AQ2728-004 (Medial)
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Nike Kobe 1 Protro AQ2728-004 (Top)
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Nike Kobe 1 Protro AQ2728-004 (Heel)
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Nike Kobe 1 Protro AQ2728-004 (Bottom)
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