The Nike Kobe 5 Protro ‘Chaos’ was originally debuted by Kobe Bryant on Christmas Day 2009. Get your wallets ready, because Kobe’s beloved fifth signature shoe is making a return to retailers this Holiday season.
Per our leak, the Nike Kobe 5 Protro ‘Chaos’ is rumored to debut on Thursday, December 26th, 2019, exactly ten years after its original release. Additionally, the leaked image says Protro, so this could only stir up what Nike will include with the new tech specs of the Kobe 5.
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Nike Kobe 5 Protro ‘Chaos’
Style Code: CD4991-100
Release Date: Friday, January 3rd, 2020
UPDATE (12/20/2019): The Nike Kobe 5 Protro is officially unveiled, and the release date has been pushed back to Friday, January 3rd, 2020, for $180. Check out the official unveiling from Nike below.
“The KOBE V appeared on court in 2009 with big shoes to fill. Its predecessor redefined a belief in low-top performance, after all. But the KOBE V made a different impact with its memorable colorways, especially during that 2009 debut on Christmas Day, when Kobe Bryant donned the colors of a legendary super-villain. Like the KOBE I and the KOBE IV, the KOBE V is releasing in Protro form, first in the Chaos colorway, bringing modern tech upgrades to the classic silhouette.” Here’s what’s new:
UPDATE (12/13/2019): The Nike Kobe 5 Protro’s tech specs have surfaced online, courtesy of Gaylor Curier for the heads up.
Nike Air Zoom Turbo cushioning is articulated to engage at multiple angles, so you get energy back when cutting hard and pushing off your edges.
The padded collar and external heel counter help lock you in and keep you stable.
Minimally structured upper is lightweight and supportive all around.
Split outsole helps optimize court contact for great traction.
Cushlon foam provides plush underfoot comfort.
UPDATE (11/22/2019): Nike releases official photos of the Kobe 5 Protro ‘Chaos’ arriving in just over a month.
UPDATE (09/09/2019): The Nike Kobe 5 Protro ‘Chaos’ surfaces in a leaked catalog photo.