Nike Summer Sneaker Launch

Summer is finally here and it’s launching in a big way with new sneaker releases at Foot Locker. Now through Memorial Day, they are celebrating the launch of summer and all of the fresh new gear that comes with it. Whatever your holiday weekend plans, whether you’re traveling or planning a “stay-cation”, nothing can really set off your “going-to-a-BBQ” wardrobe like new pair of kicks.

Two sneaker releases bearing the name of one of basketballs best shooting guards, Kobe Bryant, you should be interested to know about are the KOBE X ‘Fundamentals’ and KOBEX mid EXT. If you’re a Kobe fan (and even if you’re not), these sneakers are the perfect fit for any Memorial Day look.

The KOBE X ‘Fundamentals’ just launched and are available for $180. This shoe is summed up by taking past innovations and combining them with game-changing breakthroughs in technology, addressing Kobe Bryant’s performance needs while reflecting his sophistication. This KOBE X Fundamentals has a refined, transparent design that symbolizes his life, character and ability to overcome any challenge. Here’s the breakdown:

• Visible 180º Nike Zoom unit for responsive cushioning that helps you elevate like vintage Kobe.

• Ultra-grippy outsole for multidirectional traction and super quick cuts.

• Carbon fiber outrigger for lateral stability to help you stay balanced during side to side cuts and defensive slides.

• Transparent textile upper for lightweight durability.

• Partial bootie construction for ventilation and comfort.

• Lunarlon foam has forefoot flex grooves to enhance natural motion.

The Nike Kobe X Mid EXT launch today. It’s a special, 10th edition of the Nike Kobes and features:

• Metallic gold detailing a laser-etched insignia on the tongue.

• Tonal 3D details at the heel with gum rubber.

Love the shoes and want to know how you can get involved with Foot Locker’s #SummerLaunch? Sneakerheads can take photos and videos of their favorite summer kicks and share them socially using #SUMMERLAUNCH and #APPROVED. Participants should stay tuned to @FootLocker social channels for surprises throughout the week. For more information, visit:

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