The Nike Kobe 1 Protro “Black Maize” is an evolved retro model of Kobe Bryant’s first signature Nike basketball shoe from 2005. The updated Kobe 1 Protro features a modernized construction to match today’s on-court performance standards with full-length Zoom Air cushioning and a slimmed down upper. This colorway features black leather with yellow mesh on the collar and heel, along with contrasting white Swooshes on each side. Yellow is added to the “Uptempo” branding on the heel, as well as the exaggerated midsole. The Nike Kobe 1 Protro “Black Maize" released in February 2018.