TAG: Adidas

Latest News / Sep 30, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Damian Lillard And The Trail Blazers Are Ready for Big Things This Year

Damian Lillard

“Hungry.”

That’s the word Damian Lillard used to describe his mentality toward the coming season as the Portland Trailblazers opened training camp Monday at the Moda Center. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 29, 2014 / 11:30 am

adidas & John Wall Unveil The J Wall 1 Signature Shoes & Collection

John Wall, J Wall 1, Hero Athlete apparel

Today, adidas unveils the J Wall 1 signature basketball shoe and apparel collection for all-star Wizards point guard John Wall. It’s the first in a line of signature products for the former Kentucky standout featuring his own logo and individualized kick. The apparel collection is available starting Oct. 1 with the J Wall 1 sneaker releasing October 31. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 1, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Building The Brand: Players Who Deserve Their Own Signature Line

adidas Crazylight Boost

When Nike took a chance in 1984-85 to give a rookie out of North Carolina by the name of Michael Jordan his own sneaker line, the marketing world in sports changed forever. Nike has become one of the most recognized brands in the world, while MJ has built an empire that is producing millions from retro releases. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 26, 2014 / 4:30 pm

adidas Originals Introduces Big Sean Metro Attitude

adidas x Big Sean "Metro Attitude"

adidas Originals has partnered with Big Sean to offer his own individual take on the Metro Attitude line. Keeping the snakeskin leather of the original iteration, Big Sead adds a tropical print together with black leather, in an homage to his family’s recording studio in the black sand beaches of Hawaii. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 19, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Damian Lillard Introduces adidas’ Crazylight Boost

adidas Crazylight Boost

We got a chance to try out adidas‘ newest performance basketball sneaker, the adidas Crazylight Boost when Damian Lillard and Derrick Rose teamed up for their Las Vegas launch plus a new ad. Now adidas has come out with their newest spot, with Lillard in his PE colorway introducing Boost technology to the masses. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Aug 18, 2014 / 2:30 pm

We Got Next: Portland Trail Blazers Submit Bid to Host Future All-Star Game

LaMarcus Aldridge

The Portland Trail Blazers have never hosted All-Star Weekend. In fact, they’re one of only a handful of current NBA cities yet to host the annual event. That’s a shame because, as any frothy-mouthed local will tell you, Rip City offers so many unique experiences that they’re almost impossible to catalogue.

Undaunted by that near-Himalayan task, that’s precisely what we’ll aim to accomplish here. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 5, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Report: Kevin Durant Could Net $30 Million A Year If He Signs With Under Armour

Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat

We’ll have to wait a couple off-seasons for Kevin Durant to become a free agent, but his current seven-year, $60 million deal with Nike is about to expire, with upstart brand Under Armour waiting in the wings. A recent report from Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News, cites a source who says KD could land a deal that pays him $30 million annually to switch companies and join the Maryland-based Under Armour, Inc. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 5, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Damian Lillard Works At Movie Theater In Adidas “Boost Or Bust” Commercial

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard’s star continues to rise. The Portland Trail Blazers All-Star and Team USA candidate shines in an amusing new ad from adidas featuring the Crazylight Boost. We’re not so sure that Lillard would be making popcorn and drinking from water bottles with straws if he weren’t rocking the Crazylights, but it’s clear his relationship with adidas will be increasingly fruitful for both parties as his career wears on. The camera loves the Oakland native almost as much as the court does. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 28, 2014 / 5:00 pm

adidas Unveils Crazylight Boost (Pics)

adidas Crazylight Boost

LAS VEGAS — As part of the adidas Boost innovation unveiling yesterday, which included the newest addition to the Derrick Rose line, the adidas D Rose 5 Boost, Blazers all-star Damian Lillard stopped by to introduce the boost addition to the Crazylight franchise with the adidas Crazylight Boost that will grace the feet of a select few number of NBA players next season — the first to use boost on an NBA hardwood. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 27, 2014 / 11:00 pm

adidas Officially Unveils The D Rose 5 Boost (Pics)

adidas D Rose 5 Boost

LAS VEGAS — Today adidas unveiled the D Rose 5 Boost during a special presentation with media members from around the world. Greg Anthony emceed the event and Damian Lillard joined the man of the hour, Derrick Rose, for the first basketball sneaker with boost technology. Read More »