Since the end of the finals, the topic of Irving has been constant. Finally in the summer, Irving bid farewell to Cleveland.Actually after the off-season to accomplish one of Kyrie Irving’s career goals of being ‘the man’ on an NBA franchise, and to be recognized for his skillset out from under the long shadow cast by soon-to-be former teammate LeBron James.
Superb skills, elegant style , lightning breakthrough, changing moves of Irving, we can not help but think of a person – Chinese martial arts master Bruce Lee
In the 2009 , Nike as the Bruce Lee upper body black and yellow clothes for inspiration, created Kobe5 Bruce Lee color for Kobe Bryant, It was attraction by many fans , after that, Kobe Bryant has been design a lot of classic black and yellow color.
The pair references the time that Kyrie laced up the Kobe 5 Bruce Lee when he was 17 and playing in the Nike Extravaganza in California.
This morning, Kyrie took to Instagram to show off his latest version of the Nike Kyrie3. The ‘Bruce Lee’ edition features The yellow and black contrasted upper pays tribute to Lee’s trademark colors , claw marks on the forefoot, a yellow jacquard upper with the same knit pattern that was used on the ‘Samurai’ edition of the Kyrie 3.
Kyrie 3 Bruce Lee as the Kobe 5 “Bruce Lee” for the design inspiration,In the color, it inherited and Kobe 5 Bruce Lee black and yellow color.
It features the Kobe logo on the tongue, the scars which in the movie 《Enter The Dragon》at the fore-foot adding to the Bruce Lee effect, and the same graphics from the “Samurai” pair (Bruce Lee is Chinese, whereas the Samurai inspiration is obviously Japanese).
A snakeskin-inspired medial side represents the black mamba, fading to Samurai on the lateral side for Kyrie – a metaphorical torch passing
The new Kyrobe logo fuses Bryant and Irving’s Nike logos into one.The Kobe’s Logo and Irving’s personal Logo are together to create a new Logo. This design is intriguing, as you would expect, Irving will provoke a team of the beam, he will merge with the Mamba spirit led to ride the wind and waves.
Samurai textile print on the lateral side is similar to the pattern on the initial KYRIE 3 colorway worn by Irving in a big 2016 Christmas day win.
Overall ,The Nike Kyrie 3 “Mamba Mentality” will release v on September 15th featuring an overarching theme of wisdom and philosophical similarities .Let stay tuned.