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Style - Kicks and Gear / May 15, 2014 / 11:15 am

Is This Our First Look At The adidas D Rose 773 III?

adidas D Rose 773 III

Today, we got what could be an early sample look at the upcoming adidas D Rose 773 III. Featuring an all-black SprintWeb upper, the shoe also sports Rose’s logo and the iconic 3-Stripes on the heel and already has fans gushing over the improved design. Read More »

NBA / Mar 19, 2014 / 5:00 pm

NBA MVP Or The Next Penny? The Long Journey Back For Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

It was November 22 when things shifted for Derrick Rose again. It was a typical game for the Bulls on the road against the Portland Trail Blazers. For fans it was a chance to watch last season’s Rookie of the Year, Damian Lillard, square off against Rose, in their first matchup against each other. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 14, 2014 / 11:23 am

adidas Unveils “Florist City Collection” For John Wall & Damian Lillard

adidas "Florist City Collection"

With spring right around the corner–finally!–adidas has unveiled the special edition “Florist City Collection” for NBA All-Stars John Wall and Damian Lillard. Both Florist City Crazy 1s ($125) will be available, with select collection items, starting March 19 at Compound Gallery and adidas.com. Read More »

College / Mar 6, 2014 / 12:45 pm

adidas Unveils Made In March Uniform System for NCAA Basketball

adidas "Made in March" Uniform System

Today, adidas unveiled their new Made in March Uniform System for this year’s college basketball postseason tournaments. Created with the most advanced basketball technology, the uniforms will debut during conference tournament play, and fans can get their Made in March gear at adidas.com and campus bookstores. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 24, 2014 / 11:45 am

Report: Damian Lillard To Become Sneaker Free Agent This Summer

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard will opt out of his deal with adidas to become a sneaker free agent this summer, according to a report from Chris Haynes of CSN Northwest. Having reached a number of incentives built into the original contract, such as winning Rookie of the Year and becoming an All-Star, a source told Haynes it’s almost a foregone conclusion that the Portland point guard will test the market. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 18, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Photo Recap Of NBA All-Star Weekend With #adidasintheQuarter

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Wall

NBA All-Star Weekend concluded on Sunday night with the All-Star Game, and over the course of the weekend, adidas tipped off their new fan experience at adidas in the Quarter with visits from star athletes and entertainers. From celebrating the launch of the adidas D Howard 4 to throwing a party at the House of Blues, which featured names like 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg and Pusha T, adidas was in all during All-Star Weekend. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Feb 18, 2014 / 12:07 am

Dime Q&A: Dwight Howard Vows To Become NBA All-Star Game Starter Again

Dwight Howard

A somewhat maligned figure in the basketball community in recent years, Dwight Howard has never stopped being an All-Star-level talent. He has had to learn to let the criticism roll off his broad frame and now has the poise that embodies his veteran credentials. His focus has become tunnel vision dedicated to improving, enjoying life and propelling the Houston Rockets to a potential championship. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 16, 2014 / 9:00 am

Dime Q&A: John Wall Talks About His Dunk Contest Influences

John Wall

John Wall‘s breakout season is continuing at NBA All-Star Weekend. Not long before he was named Dunker of the Night during the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest, he took some time to sit with us at the adidas suite in the French Quarter. His growth as a NBA professional transcends the basketball court and has been on full display as adidas has maked him one of their featured athletes. Wall opened up about his thoughts on the dunk contest, his career season, the Washington Wizards and the new shoe he is rocking this weekend. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 13, 2014 / 11:12 am

adidas Unveils Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s “The Blueprint” Crazy 8

adidas Crazy 8 "The Blueprint"

Today, adidas unveiled a limited edition Crazy 8 colorway known as The Blueprint, which pays homage to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. With a blue-based upper inspired by his time at UCLA, this shoe signifies it all to the younger generation, as many of adidas’ younger NBA players have all said Kareem represents the blueprint for a storied professional career. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 12, 2014 / 3:00 pm

20 Things To Look Forward To During NBA All-Star Weekend

Damian Lillard

The 63rd NBA All-Star Weekend will take place in New Orleans, bringing some of the biggest stars in sports and entertainment together. It is a time for players to have some down time and fun from their grueling schedules while fans get the opportunity to watch some of their favorite players on the same court.

What sets the NBA apart from other major sports that have All-Star events is that there is constant entertainment and events provided. The weekend ignites with a glimpse of the future stars of the league in the Rising Stars Challenge Friday night. All-Star Saturday night is perhaps the most entertaining venue throughout the whole weekend. The Shooting Stars Competition, Skills Challenge, Three-Point Shootout and the Slam Dunk Contest are all events that make up the night. All the parties, festivities and concerts Saturday night lead up to the game on Sunday. Read More »