Nike Kobe 11 Black Hyper Grape features Nike Flyknit technology that includes thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) yarn for superior strength, the brand’s first shoe to feature this new iteration of Flyknit. Similar to architects using metal rebar to reinforce structures, Nike Flyknit engineers reinforce zones of the upper using this high-strength material, micro-engineering areas of strength and stretch precisely where needed while reducing waste in the manufacturing process.Check out the official images below and look for the Nike Kobe 11 White to release on January 9th, 2016 at select Nike Basketball retail stores. The Nike Kobe 11 Black White-Black-University Gold-Bright Crimson is set to debut tomorrow, January 9th that’s dubbed, “Achilles Heel.” You can find them available worldwide at shops like Sneaker Politics. Who’s copping or passing?We can bet the farm that a high-top version will be introduced as well, especially considering Tinker called the Kobe 9 Elite High one of the best sneaker designs ever. Check out a first look below and stay tuned for a release date on the Kobe 11.