The newest colorway of the Nike Kobe 8, the “Purple Platinum,” is set to hit stores and online this weekend. The Kobe 8 “Purple Platinum” features Nike Basketball’s revolutionary engineered mesh technology that allows for maximum breathability whether on the court or on the street. This latest version features shades of purple and platinum print that range from light to dark across the toe box to the heel counter. The gradient transition gives the shoe some unique character and the speckled midsole adds some style. The familiar Kobe logos logos on the tongue, heel counter and outsole finish off the shoe and give it its recognition. The Kobe 8 “Purple Platinum” will retail for $140 and will be available in select Foot Locker and House of Hoops by Foot Locker stores as well as online on (starting at 8:00 a.m. EST) this Saturday, May 11th. Check the Launch Locator here to see which stores will be getting this release.

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