Nike and Kyrie Irving have paid tribute to Kobe Bryant’s iconic signature sneakers over the previous few years with particular version “Mamba Mentality” colorways impressed by a few of Kobe’s hottest kicks. With “Mamba Day” (April 13th) on the horizon, rumors are swirling that Nike has plans to launch the “Mamba Mentality” Nike Kyrie 6 subsequent month.

Particular particulars relating to the discharge haven’t but been introduced, however you may get an concept of what the kicks will appear to be through the leaked photographs embedded beneath.

The general coloration scheme harkens again to the Bruce Lee-inspired “Mamba Mentality” Nike Kyrie 3s, which had been impressed by the yellow and black jumpsuit worn by Lee within the 1978 movie “Sport of Dying.” Particularly, this  Kyrie 6 borrows design cues from the unreleased “Mamba Mentality” Kyrie 3, that includes a predominately crimson construct with 4 yellow claw marks. As is custom, an alternate Kobe/Kyrie emblem sits proudly on the tongue.

Any sneaker connected to Kobe will carry considerably extra weight within the aftermath of his passing, so it will be attention-grabbing to see how Nike handles this launch. Keep tuned for added photographs and launch updates, and click here to preview the “Lakers” Kyrie 5 that is rumored to drop this month.