We’ve been waiting with bated breath for this moment, and its finally here. Meet the Nike Zoom Kobe 9, the latest signature shoe from Kobe Bryant and Nike Basketball. It’s dropping at retail on February 8. We’ll have official photos and much more on the new Kobe coming later this week, with coverage from the sneaker’s launch event in Los Angeles. But for now, check out a first look at the official images from Nike, above. What do you think?

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