Saturday, April 13th marks the three-year anniversary since Kobe Bryant retired from the NBA. Nike has since proclaimed 4/13 to be “Mamba Day,” which serves as a celebration of the Kobe’s legendary career. Now, in honor of Mamba Day 2019 Spalding will be releasing a limited edition basketball in honor of the Laker legend.
The Kobe Bryant 24K Basketball, the rock is made from a Mamba snakeskin-like cover. The call comes in a special edition Kobe Bryant 94 Series display box and it is a normal-sized, regulation ball similar to those in the NBA.
“The Mamba Mentality is what defined me throughout my career,” says Bryant. “Spalding understands that product quality is a big part of that mentality.”
The Kobe Bryant Basketball will be priced at $125 and available for Spalding MVP members on the company’s website on Friday morning. The ball will then go on sale via Dick’s Sporting Goods’ online shop at 11am PST.
Check out the basketball below:
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