Donovan Mitchell’s new shoe coming July 5

Adidas officially introduced the world to the newest signature of, for the time being, Cleveland Cavaliers star Donovan Mitchell, the D.O.N. Issue 6.  Each of the four depicted colorways sport textile and mesh uppers with Three Stripes branding on the sides along with reflective detailing at the forefoot. A Spida logo is seen on the tongue pull tab, with additional Adidas branding seen on the toe. A TPU heel clip is present to help secure the rear foot.’ Underneath resides a Lightstrike midsole, branded midfoot rigidity plate and a rubber…

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Could we be looking at the Adidas Harden 9?

Images of the progression of James Harden’s signature line, the Harden 9 have come to light. The depicted sneaker is black and silver and it appears the support features of the upper seen on the Harden 8 have been expanded into a shell that overlaid atop the synthetic upper. Stylized Adidas Three Stripes branding can be seen in the negative space in the shell on both the lateral and medial sides.  A pull tab occupies the rear heel and from the depicted angle, no Harden-specific branding can be seen.  The…

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Take a look at these sample colors of the AE2

We recently reported on images that emerged of the second signature sneaker of Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards and pictures of three additional sample colorways have come to light.  The images depict three nearly monochromatic sneakers- orange, black and one light mint. The black features a completely monochromatic aesthetic, while the only bit of visual variety on orange and black varieties are on the eyelets for the orange and and toe, tongue and eyelets on the black.  1At this juncture there is no concrete information on a release. We will…

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Could this be Anthony Edwards’ next signature shoe?

Anytime a signature sneaker is a commercial success or breaks new ground, be it technologically or from a performance standpoint, the brand is invariably charged with the task of improving upon the established foundation of greatness.  Adidas basketball finds itself in this challenging and potentially rewarding position of crafting the follow-up to the very well-received AE1.  Initial images have come to light of a new silhouette that could reportedly be the next evolution in Anthony Edwards’ signature line.  The mystery shoe sports a synthetic cage that comprises the majority of…

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Candace Parker named President of Adidas Women’s Basketball

Courtesy of Sean Leahy, Yahoo Sports A little over a week after announcing her retirement from the WNBA, Candace Parker is moving into a new role as president of Adidas women’s basketball. According to Adidas, Parker will “collaborate with the brand to create a powerful platform aimed at influencing and elevating the future of women’s sports. She will drive innovative strategies and empowering initiatives to push the game further while inspiring the next generation of hoopers to dream bigger and reach higher under her guidance. “Parker’s role will also involve overseeing…

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Anthony Edwards’ “Mural” AE 1 Low

Kevin Durant was not the only player in the Suns/Timberwolves series that broke out new shoes. Minnesota’s best player, Anthony Edwards, while not debuting a brand new silhouette, introduced the world to a new collar height of his current model, the Adidas AE1.  The “Mural” AE1 Low sports a black textile upper that is paired with TPU that offers support and lends to breathabilty. AE logo is present on the tongue, with Three Stripes branding seen on the rear heel.  Underneath the aforementioned upper resides BOOST cushioning and a rubber…

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”Core Black” Adidas Crazy 98 coming mid-April

Just as Vegeta refers to Goku as Kakarot, those of a certain age know the Adidas Crazy 98 as the KB8 II.  Worn by Kobe Bryant in his third NBA season, the 1998-99 campaign, these feature it laegely black combination  leather and lightweight screen mesh upper. Branding appers via Three Stripes on the lateral and medial sides, with additonal branding on the latreral ankle as well atop the purple tongue label.  Underneath the aforementioned upper resides an EVA midsole equipped with adiPrene cushioning and a Torsion system to aid in rigidity,…

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”Dodgers” Adidas coming March 31

This L.A. Dodgers-inspired Adidas Crazy 8 sports a grey suede upper. Royal Blue shows up on the inner as well as forming the branding on the medial and lateral sides.  The red that stands in for the “adidas” branding on the lateral ankle pops and provides visual variety as compared to the relatively subdued branding that occupies the tongue and toe box.  Underneath the aforementioned upper resides a Torsion-equipped EVA midsole and rubber outsole.  We The “Dodgers” Adidas Crazy 8 is scheduled to debut March 31 at adidas.com and select…

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”Philly” Adidas Crazy 8 dropping this spring

This upcoming color of the Adidas Crazy 8 is the brand’s version of a nod to Kobe’s US hometown of Philadelphia. It sports a red suede upper with white strips on the medial and lateral sides forming the Three Stripes branding. Blue royal can be seen on the Three Stripes branding on the lateral ankle and tongue, while the “adidas” text shows up in white, also on the lateral ankle and tongue. The Feet You Wear mascot and additional branding appear in red on the tongue and toe box, respectively,…

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“Pioneer” Adidas Harden Vol. 8 coming in March

This version of James Harden’s last signature sneaker sports a black textile upper with a sock like cuff that is designed to provide a secure fit. An EVA cage that flanks the foot, along with a molded external heel counter. A combination Lightstrike and Boost midsole provides the cushioning, with a try-colored Adidas branded rubber outsole completing the aesthetic. The “Pioneer” Adidas Harden Vol. 8 is set to debut March 1 , 2024 at adidas.com and select retail establishments; they will carry a 160 USD sticker price. Adidas Harden Vol.…

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