Share This Page: Nike Kobe 9 Elite “What The Kobe” The Nike Kobe 9 Elite “What The Kobe” dropping Saturday, January 10, is a high top with a multicolor Flyknit colorway. With a white underlay across the upper and on the midsole and outsole the Flyknit hits on every spectrum of the color wheel from green to orange to blue highlights the silhouette. Although the Flyknit areas don’t look familiar, the graphics around the extended heel are taken from other Kobe 9 releases. Kobe’s iconic Achilles stitches are found on the upper heel in three different colors. The inner lining of the sneaker also pays tribute to past releases of Kobe’s signature kicks. The "What The Kobe's" are only available at the The Vault at Oak Court Mall at 4465 Poplar Ave, Suite 106, Memphis, TN 38117 and online at CityGear.com at $275 in men's sizes.