Nike Kobe 8 & Apparel Collection

With the 2013 NBA season already underway, Los Angeles Lakers 14-time All-Star Kobe Bryant releases his 8th sneaker installment of his Nike Kobe System shoe franchise, as well as his apparel collection. Kobe brings us the new Nike Kobe 8, a very light low-top model sneaker with under-ankle support for protection of the court. Nike also gives us the new 2013 Kobe apparel collection, featuring a variety of hoodies, jackets, sweat-pants, shorts, and T-shirts, all Laker colorway inspired.

The Nike Kobe 8 and Kobe apparel collection hits select Nike retailers worldwide, and also over at the Nike Basketball online shop December 20th. Check out images from the collection after the jump.