The Kobe Prelude Pack celebrates the stories behind some of Kobe’s most defining moments. Eight revolutionary art movements have been paired with eight milestones in Kobe’s career to recreate each of Kobe’s signature shoes. This is the Kobe Prelude IV. Available Saturday, December 28. To check out how you can score a pair please read the release details below.

In partnership with mall management, SELECT House of Hoops by Foot Locker stores will implement a sweepstakes ticket procedure* in order to purchase the Nike Kobe IV Prelude (on sale 12/28/13 for $ 200). The sweepstakes ticket will be given out on Friday, December 27th. If your ticket number is selected, you will be notified by phone on Saturday, December 28th. These procedures are for SELECT STORES only. To find out which store near you will carry the shoe and if that store will implement the sweepstakes ticket procedure, please visit the Foot Locker Launch Locator. This release will NOT be available on

*Our customers are our priority and we encourage everyone to follow the procedure outlined above in an orderly and safe manner. We thank you in advance.

“From a functional standpoint, the Nike Zoom Kobe IV proved that you could create a high-performance, low-top basketball shoe; shattering the myth that excess height and plenty of padding was the only way to protect players from themselves.” via Nike

“In 2009, Kobe led Los Angeles to a 65-17 record, then dominated the playoffs, averaging 32.4 points per game, 7.4 assists and 5.6 rebounds, en route to his fourth ring and a Finals MVP award.” – via Nike

“The Mark of MVP: Three letters above the number make a statement to who truly held court when it counted most.” – via Nike

“The gold Swoosh salutes the hands that held both trophies.” – via Nike