The Kobe 9 EM just won't go away, and to be honest we're not complaining because this is one of the best looks yet.

Originally thought to be a colorway for the Cal Bears, this Kobe 9 EM features an eye catching blue throughout the upper, and is complimented by bright yellow hits on the outsole, Flywire, and tongue area. Similar to the team editions, the two toned color system is a simple take on the Kobe 9, but it still feature some design cues to set it apart including the paint speckled midsole. Clearly the Kobe 9 EM isn't going anywhere, and Nike is realizing it's cross over potential as a performance basketball sneaker, and a everyday shoe.

The Kobe 9 EM "Gym Blue" drops November 21 for $175 at the Nike Store and other select retailers.

Image via Kinetics
Image via Kinetics

Image via Kinetics
Image via Kinetics

Image via Kinetics
Image via Kinetics

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