Geared to Kobe Bryant’s game, the Men’s Nike Mamba Instinct Basketball Shoe is lightweight and
Next generation Nike Flyweave technology is tightly woven in a single layer, that provides lightweight, flexible support and lateral lockdown. Anatomically informed TPU yarns are woven through the forefoot to provide tuned stability without adding weight or bulk.
1/2-length internal bootie made of stretch mesh provides a snug, one-to-one fit.
Higher u-throat helps create a locked-in feel.
Synthetic tongue-top features the Kobe Sheath signature design.
No-sew, synthetic overlay on the medial toe adds durability for toe drag.
Full-length, drop-in Lunarlon foam midsole provides lightweight,
low profile with tuned support. Its woven upper adds TPU yarns through the forefoot for added stability where you need it.
The lines of the drop-in midsole align with the top line of the rubber outsole to provide optimal movement and fit.
The top of the Lunarlon foam midsole is recessed into the pattern of sound waves of Kobe’s voice saying, “I want to be the best.”
Thin rubber outsole delivers traction and great court feel.
A multi-directional design resembles the underbelly of a snake, inspired by Kobe’s “Black Mamba” nickname.