The Kobe XI Elite Men's Basketball Shoe is as strong and relentless as the Black Mamba himself, with support, cushioning and comfort to help keep you fast on your feet. Strong, Lightweight Support. Multidirectional Agility. Responsive Cushioning. Mesh tongue for breathability. Mesh inner sleeve for stability and sock-like comfort. Low-top design allows full range of motion through the ankle. Translucent rubber outsole with micro-tread pattern for multi-surface, multidirectional traction.