TAG: Adidas

Video / Apr 15, 2014 / 11:45 am

Hysterical New Foot Locker X adidas Ad Starring Damian Lillard: “No Rings”

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. Foot Locker)

Fresh off his recent extension with adidas, Blazers point guard Damian Lillard stars in a new commercial for Foot Locker entitled “No Rings.” In the spot, Dame tells a friend on the phone “the last thing I want to be is one of those guys that never won a ring.” Except, Chris Webber, Karl Malone, and NFL Hall of Famers LaDainian Tomlinson and Barry Sanders are barbecuing with Dame while he’s talking, and all of them take offense to the crack. Check out the priceless new spot after the jump. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 14, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Report: Damian Lillard’s adidas Extension Said To Approach $100 Million

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. adidas)

The meteroic rise of Damian Lillard continued on Monday when adidas announced a “long-term partnership extension,” following weeks of speculation after it was revealed he was able to opt out of his deal to become a sneaker free agent when he reached certain incentives in his initial contract. The eight-year extension, with options and incentives that could push it to 10 years, features figures — while not released publicly — that are said to dwarf everyone but LeBron James’ Nike deal and Derrick Rose‘s own deal with adidas. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 10, 2014 / 4:00 pm

adidas Top Ten Cities Pack For Detroit, Miami, LA & NYC

adidas top ten "Cities Pack"

adidas top ten “cities pack” (photo. adidas)

To celebrate the re-launch of the adidas Top Ten, adidas Originals is releasing a Top Ten Cities Pack repping Detroit, New York, Miami and Los Angeles. As part of that launch, adidas ran a contest to come up with the finest street photographer to shoot a lookbook. Philadelphian Sean Murry won the contest and was flown to LA to shoot the Top Ten Cities Pack alongside mentor Brock Fetch. Check out behind-the-scenes footage of Sean and Brock snapping pics for the Cities Pack. Read More »

Latest News / Apr 2, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Report: Damian Lillard Close To Signing Multiyear Deal With adidas

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. adidas)

The Portland Trail Blazers are in the thick of the Western Conference’s crazy playoff race that will likely go down to the final week of the season. Concurrently, Damian Lillard is in negotiations with adidas for a possible multiyear shoe contract after Dame won last season’s Rookie of the Year award and competed in all five events over all-star weekend. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 27, 2014 / 11:00 am

Pharrell Williams Teams With adidas Originals

Pharrell Williams by Shadi Perez

Pharrell Williams by Shadi Perez (photo. adidas)

adidas announced today a long term partnership with Oscar nominated, Grammy-winning musician and Buffalo hat enthusiast, Pharrell Williams. The first adidas Originals x Pharrell Williams products will debut in the Summer of 2014. Read More »

NBA / Mar 19, 2014 / 5:00 pm

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

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas Basketball)

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"

adidas “Florist City Collection” (photo. adidas)

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

adidas “Made in March” Uniform System (photo. adidas)

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 (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

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

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Wall (photo. adidas)

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 »