Kobe Bryant of the current NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers has some things in common with me. He enjoys nutella, is a cinephile, and his favorite movie happens to be Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill”…a favorite of mine as well.

Nicknamed the “Black Mamba“, Kobe Bryant’s favorite movie and lethal nickname provided the inspiration behind the Big Nike High and Auto Flight High below. In addition to being an incredibly dangerous snake, “Black Mamba” was also the nickname for of the most deadly member of the “Deadly Viper Assassination Squad”, played by Uma Thurman.

The Big Nike High’s colorway is quite obvious with the upper also receiving a splattering of blood – most likely from the blade of a Hattori Hanzo sword! The Auto Flight High comes with a  mixed nubuck/leather upper and a classy vulcanized bottom.

The in-soles also feature Black Mamba’s infamous “Death List”, with a little Kobe-twist to it. Last year’s NBA championship defeat was over the Boston Celtics – leaving Ray Allen and Paul Pierce to be the first 2 names crossed off Kobe’s list. Will #’s 3, 4, and 5 be next?

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*Click the pics above to see additional photos and other info about the shoes*

“Revenge is a dish best served cold”

-Cinematic

13 Comments

  • January 27, 2010

    Jonathan a.k.a JMILLZ

    JAY I NEED ME A PAIR!!!!! SIZE 12.5 OR 13…

  • January 27, 2010

    big abe bubz

    Hey whatsup I wonna get a pair of sz 13 hit me up

  • January 28, 2010

    DJ-J-Boi

    yo i need these n a size 13 like ASAP!!!!

  • January 28, 2010

    TC

    What’s good man, these shoes are a must have!! I need a size 11-11.5. Get back at me!

  • January 28, 2010

    Sal

    MANNNNNNN I got lucky, pickin up size 13 of the highs! EB is my new sneaker spot! Thank you!!!!

  • February 6, 2010

    Miguel

    yo i need a pair size 9 hit me up man

  • March 20, 2010

    Danny

    yo i need those in a size 10 they are dope!! hit me up

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