December 17, 2013 Introducing the Kobe Prelude III View Gallery The Kobe Prelude Pack celebrates the stories behind some of Kobe’s most defining moments. With an innovative, web-like upper, the Kobe Prelude III is built for premium performance. The fresco-inspired artistry sets it apart, with a story of 'misery' coming to life - a nod to the misery of defeat Kobe Bryant felt in a game 6 loss to Boston in the 2008 finals. The scrambled, abstract graphics are featured beneath the cage-life upper. The geometric web design also translates to the outsole for maximize traction. The Kobe Prelude Pack features all eight of Bryant's signature shoes and celebrates the stories behind some of his most defining moments. Eight revolutionary art movements have been paired with eight milestones in Bryant’s career to recreate each of his signature shoes. Each shoe will be available in limited quantities on Nike.com (North America, Greater China and Western Europe) and at select retailers in North America and Greater China. The Kobe Prelude III is available on Saturday, December 21. Stay tuned for weekly features on the additional shoes, revealing the inside story tied to the career accomplishment and art movement around each one. Tags kobe prelude pack kobe bryant kobe 3 kobe iii nike basketball Related Stories Nike Celebrates Coach K and His 1,000 Wins Nike Air: Next is Now Rebirth of the Legend: The Nike Air Force 1 High "Nai Ke"