The next chapter in Kobe Bryant's signature shoe story is almost here.

On December 3, Nike will unveil Kobe's tenth signature with the Swoosh in a special online event. As the followup to one of his most successful silhouettes yet, the hype for the Kobe X is at a fever pitch. Earlier this week, images hit the Internet of what appears to to be the Kobe X "Blue Lagoon." Based on the images, it appears that the shoe is equipped with a breathable Fuse-like upper and visible Zoom bag, with an "X" worked into the traction pattern. As of right now, the rumored release date for Mamba's tenth signature sneaker is February 7, but we will probably find out for sure next Wednesday.

Watch the video above to hear Kobe talk about what it's like being a Nike signature athlete and come back on December 3 for the Swoosh's big announcement.

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