Posted May 1, 2023, 9:01 PM By Luke

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Release Date: May 1st

Colorway: White/Black

Retail: $180

Resell: $480+ (expected)


Over three years have passed since the tragic loss of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others. In the wake of the tragedy, the Kobe signature sneaker line with Nike has experienced many changes, resulting in scarce releases. The Kobe 4 Protro Mambacita is a heartfelt tribute to their memory, and it's expected to sell out quickly.


The Kobe 4 Protro Mambacita features a white and black colorway. Featuring black and white color blocking and a 2 on the heel the sneaker is sure to be a touching homage to Kobe and Gianna.

Availability and Pricing:

The Kobe 4 Protro Mambacita was released on the SNKRS app on May 1st at 10 am EST and will also release on Mamba and Mambacita's website ( at a random time. The retail price is set at $180, with an expected resell value of $480+.

Current Market:

The potential for profit is high on all sizes, with prices currently hovering around $800. However, it is expected that prices will fall post-drop, making this release one that you should not miss.

Final Thoughts:

With limited information on the number of pairs produced for this heartfelt release, the Kobe 4 Protro Mambacita is anticipated to sell out quickly. Keep an eye out for the release on the Mamba and Mambacita website and be prepared to act fast to secure a pair of these touching tribute sneakers.