The Nike Kobe 9 EM "Philippines" initially dropped overseas last month and will now be making its way stateside. According to Nike's Release Calendar, the low-profile Kobe 9s, with an official colorway of "Laser Crimson/Reflective Silver-Obsidian," will be available on Nike Store this Friday, May 23. Retail price is set at $180—an increase of $20 from previous Kobe 9 EMs.

While it's not clear if these will be available at Nike Store locations or Nike Basketball retailers, given its premium label, this is sure to be an instant hit amongst fans of the Black Mamba.

[via Titan]