20 Designs That Changed the Game: Nike Zoom Kobe IV

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“I sat down with Kobe and he was very clear — ‘I want the lowest, lightest weight basketball shoe we can make.’”- Eric Avar words // Brennan Hiro Williams In 2008, the Nike Zoom Kobe IV shattered the myth that excess height and padding areneeded to protect elite-level basketball players. With its low-cut profile and lightweight build, the Zoom Kobe IV set the Kobe Bryant signature line down a distinct design path that continues to this day. Nike continues its 20 Designs That Changed the Game series with a closer look at the Zoom Kobe IV: Kobe, a fan of the “beautiful game,” global football, noticed how athletes in a sport that stopped and started as abruptly as basketball weren’t asking for high top shoes. In fact, some of the world’s greatest goal scorers opt for the most minimal boots that can be designed. Kobe went into a meeting with Avar with this on the mind. When it was over, any murmurs about feasibility were moot. “Kobe was adamant. From a functional standpoint, he wanted to prove that you can create a high-performance, low-top basketball shoe.” Emboldened by the breakthrough Nike Hyperdunk, Eric and the team realized that Nike Flywire’s secure fit cou...
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