”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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Take an initial look at the Adidas Dame 9

After years of trudging through the malaise of mediocrity with scores of designs are at best relegated to the void of the forgotten and their worst outright visual assualts. However recent designs such as the AE 1, Harden Vol. 8, D.O.N. Issue # and the upcoming Dame 9 it appears Adidas Basketball is well on the path to lifting itself out of the doldrums of design ineptutiude. This Dame 9 sports a black upper that is overlaid with red. The Three Stripes that is created via the negative space in…

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“Year of the Dragon” Adidas Harden vol. 7 available in Asia

This iteration of the Adidas Harden Vol. 7 celebrates the Chinese New Year. It makes use of an off-white, black, and metallic gold color palette. Its upper features metallic gold piping at the heel and midfoot panel. Off white shows up on the toe cap as well the ribbed and stitched side panels, while black is seen on the branded heel, complete with embroidery. On the medial midsole, images related to the Chinese New Year can be seen. In addition the aforementioned Boost and Lightstrike midsole resides a multi-color rubber…

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James Harden wears “Lucky Green” Adidas Harden Vol. 8

In one of the Clippers’ recent in-season tournament games, James Harden sported the “Lucky Green” colorway of his newest signature silhouette, the Harden Vol. 8. It sports a black and lucky green upper that seems largely devoid of standout branding save the three stripes on the rear heel. A black and lucky green rubber outsole rounds the look out. More information to come on the Harden Vol. 8 as it avails itself.

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James Harden unveils Adidas Harden Vol. 8

As Hurricane Harden having left Houston, Brooklyn, and most recently Philadelphia on the franchise path of destruction made his proverbial landfall with his first game with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers fell to the Knickerbockers of New York, 113-97 ; Harden had a nice game, statistically, connecting 6 of his 9 shots , including 2 of 4 from downtown for 17 points, while handing out 6 assists and grabbong 3 rebounds , but was a -17 on the evening. The future destrutor of the Los Angeles Clippers took this…

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James Harden gets his wish, sent to the Clippers in a massive trade

Sports mirrors life in that there is a sucker born every minute and the latest notable NBA transaction is a testament to that axiom. The Philadelphia 76ers have sent disgruntled guard James Harden to the Los Angeles Clippers in a blockbuster deal. from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski: The LA Clippers acquired 10-time All-Star guard James Harden in a blockbuster trade with the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night, sources told ESPN. The 76ers sent Harden, P.J. Tucker and Filip Petrusevto the Clippers for Marcus Morris, Robert Covington, Nic Batum, KJ Martin, a 2028 unprotected first-round pick, two second-round picks, a 2029 pick swap and an…

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Meet the Adidas AE 1

The first signature shoe of the best player on the Minnesota Timberwolves, Anthony Edwards ( yes, I said it), was introduced to the world recently. Called the AE 1, it sports a flexible knit upper with a molded TPU overlay designed with support in mind, while also providing ventilation. Edwards’ initials, “AE” appears on the tongue , along with Three Stripes branding on the rear heel. Underneath resides a BOOST midsole and a rubber outsole equipped with a herringbone traction pattern completes the aesthetic. Adidas Basketball plans to debut the…

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