Kobe’s tenth signature is undoubtedly a favorite in his line of basketball shoes, but the Nike Kobe 10 “Blackout” really steps things up. Don’t be fooled by the name though, although it is dubbed “Blackout”, these kicks pack a one-two-punch  with Persian Violet hitting the entire upper and midsole.

Meanwhile, Black plays into the Nike “Swoosh”, tongue, inner lining and laces to add some depth to the design Other than a dope color scheme, the Nike Kobe 10 “Blackout” also incorporates a number of performance perks. This installment to the Nike Kobe 10 line works hybrid cushioning, a seamless textile upper and an advanced traction system, so what more could you ask for?

As with all great sneakers, the Nike Kobe 10 “Blackout” comes with a story that highlights Kobe’s endless dedication and work ethic that is sure to inspire the next generation of athletes. If you’re interested in picking up the Nike Kobe 10 “Blackout”, the be sure to look for them at your local Nike retailer beginning February 21st for $180.