The end is near. Nike has just revealed the Black Mamba Pack, Kobe Bryant’s final pack of shoes leading up to his curtain call in the NBA on April 13. Each Nike signature shoe is represented in the pack along with two very important kicks in his career, the Nike Zoom Huarache 2K4 (his first main shoe as a Nike athlete) and the Nike Hyperdunk 2008 (he helped introduce the Hyperdunk back during the 2008 Summer Olympics in China).

Known to many as the Fade To Black Pack thanks to an FTB designation on the box labels, the Black Mamba Pack begins with the Huarache 2K4 in a pristine white colorway and it slowly transitions into an almost all-black rendition of the Nike Kobe 11. Each box will also contain coordinates that highlight cities that have played in a meaningful role in Mamba’s career.

The schedule for Black Mamba Pack has also been revealed. The shoes will drop via SNKRS app with the final going through THE DRAW process. No word on retail releases although that will probably change as the day progresses. Stay tuned here for more info on the Nike Black Mamba Pack.

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Nike Kobe Fade To Black Mamba Pack


Nike Zoom Huarache 2K4 (Rieti, Italy) – March 22

Nike Zoom Huarache 2K4 Fade To Black Mamba

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Nike Kobe 1 (Lower Merion High School) – March 23

Nike Kobe 1 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 2 (Shanghai) – March 25

Nike Kobe 2 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 3 (Inglewood) – March 28

Nike Kobe 3 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Hyperdunk 2008 (Beijing) – March 28

Nike Hyperdunk 2008 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 4 (Orlando) – March 30

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Nike Kobe 5 (Boston) – April 4

Nike Kobe 5 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 6 (Manila) – April 5

Nike Kobe 6 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 7 (London) – April 6

Nike Kobe 7 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 8 (Hollywood) – April 8

Nike Kobe 8 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 9 (Toronto) – April 11

Nike Kobe 9 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 10 (Sub-Saharan Africa) – April 11

Nike Kobe 10 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Kobe 11 (Los Angeles) – April 13

Nike Kobe 11 Fade To Black Mamba Pack

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Nike Black Mamba Pack Signed By Kobe Bryant For Charity

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Author’s Takes

Juan Martinez, Editor-In-Chief: I want them all. As somebody who was alive and aware of Kobe’s entire career this is not just a timeline of his basketball life, but a reminder of where I am came from and where I am today in the 20 years since he first came into our lives. Yeah, leave it to me to make it all about me, I guess… kidding…


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