This is the Nike Kobe VIII (8) System Christmas edition. Every year the NBA schedules some of the years most exciting match ups for Christmas day and this year was no different. A struggling Los Angeles Lakers team faced a red hot New York Knicks team and came away with the victory. Kobe dropped 34 points and the new look Lakers had strong performances from Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, and Metta World Peace. The NK VIII (8) System features a new mix of Fuse and Engineered Mesh materials on the upper along with a Lunarlon sole. The Engineered Mesh upper features a snake print that adds a colorful taste to the new sleeker silhouette. Be sure to add this pair to your collection today.