Evolution of Kobe’s Signature Sneakers From 1996 to 2016

Even though the Huarache 2k5 still didn’t bear Kobe’s name because it was still recovering from the Colorado controversy , it was still a great update over the 2k4. It introduced the Free platform, which is not so much a technology but a philosophy of crafting a shoe to naturally fit around the foot. This innovation would prove to become a staple in Kobe’s line moving forward.