Strong yet dynamic Flywire cables on the medial and lateral forefoot are reinforced with Kevlar aramid fiber. They're stretch resistant to provide more consistent stability and lockdown during quick cuts and sudden changes of direction.
The carbon fiber heel clip and plate located between the midsole and outsole add stability and lockdown when moving from side to side.
A drop-in midsole insert made of Cushlon foam has a Nike Zoom unit in the heel for lightweight, responsive cushioning and a low-to-the ground feel.
Mesh upper for an ultra-lightweight fit and 360 degrees of breathability
Minimal rubber outsole for lightweight durability and great multi-surface traction
Designed for a hoops legend, the Nike Kobe 8 System Elite can help you look and play like a champion. Mesh upper provides a dynamic fit that moves with the foot and offers 360 degrees of breathability. Made using Kevlar fiber, Flywire technology secures and stabilizes the foot, helping you step up during clutch situations. Full-length Phylon midsole features Nike Zoom units in the heel and forefoot for consistent cushioning and responsiveness. Foam tongue adds protection, and the carbon fiber shank helps support and balance the foot throughout quick cuts and jumps. Using less rubber than traditional outsoles, the1mmrubber outsole provides lightweight durability and multi-surface traction.
Upper Height: Low
Upper Material: Mesh
Cushioning: Phylon Midsole, Zoom Air
Position: Point Guard, Shooting Guard