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Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 7, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: Andrew Wiggins’ Body Double Wears Cavs Jersey In adidas “Swingman” Ad

Andrew Wiggins, Swingman

It was easy for outsiders to be perturbed by the basketball limbo that Andrew Wiggins’ was forced to endure this summer, so we can only imagine what the 19 year-old was feeling. Being the subject of incessant trade rumors isn’t exactly how most number one picks dream of beginning their NBA lives. A few months later and coming off the best performance of his career, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star deserves credit for being able to poke fun at that uncomfortable past in an amusing new commercial for adidas’ NBA Swingman jersey. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 6, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Celtics, adidas Eschew Tradition With “Parquet Pride” Alternate Uniforms

Marcus Smart

The basic font. The subtle detail. The green and white. The history. There may not be a more perfect uniform in all of basketball than the Boston Celtics’ classics, which makes the design of their “Parquet Pride” alternate uniforms all the more vexing. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 4, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Adidas J Wall 1 “Woven Paisley” Colorway

adidas J Wall 1 "Woven Paisley"

The Wizards’ “designated player” after a max five-year extension John Wall finally has his own signature line of kicks. The adidas J Wall 1 is live, and now they’re adding more off-court colors to the collection with the “Woven Paisley” due out November 24. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 28, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Video: Dwight Howard Finally Finds A Body Double In adidas NBA “Swingman” Ad

Dwight Howard Swingman Still

Today, adidas and the NBA debut a new marketing campaign for the NBA Swingman jersey. There will be five commercials in all, but in their first, 6-11, 270-pound Rockets center Dwight Howard finally finds his body double, although, he’s not exactly a dead ringer for Dwight. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 26, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Derrick Rose, adidas Unveil D Rose 5 Boost At Chicago Launch Event

Derrick Rose, adidas D Rose 5 Boost

In partnership with adidas, Derrick Rose hosted 20 kids from local nonprofit organization After School Matters at the launch event for the adidas D Rose 5 Boost in Chicago. The homegrown Chicago Bulls superstar held a Q&A with the youngsters in which he offered advice on how to achieve your dreams, and even donated a pair of the shoes and more D Rose apparel to each of the 20 children involved in the program. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 23, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Derrick Rose & adidas Unveil Two New D Rose 5 Boost Colorways

adidas D Rose 5 Boost

Today adidas unveiled two new colorwys of the D Rose 5 Boost that Derrick Rose will wear as part ofhis on-court rotation of the newest signature line. A “Home” iteration with a white upper and an “Alternate Away” with a black upper. Come check them out. Read More »

instagram, Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 17, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Damian Lillard Previews Signature Shoe After #4BarFriday Rap

Damian Lillard

When adidas invited us out to Las Vegas to unveil their newest creations, the Crazylight Boost and D Rose 5 Boost, Blazers all-star Damian Lillard was part of the unveiling after signing close to a $100 million extension to stay in three stripes. With that large a contract– especially in lieu of fellow adidas teammate John Wall‘s signature kick — you knew his first signature shoe was coming at some point. As part of Dame’s ongoing #4BarFriday, he gave viewers a sneak peek of the D Lillard 1. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 14, 2014 / 4:00 pm

New adidas D Rose 5 Boost “The Lake” Colorway (Pics)

adidas D Rose 5 Boost "The Lake"

This past summer, Dime got an invite from adidas to the unveiling of the D Rose 5 Boost release in Las Vegas. The first D Rose 5 Boost colorway came in the standard red and black color scheme aligning with Derrick Rose‘s hometown team, the Chicago Bulls. Now, with the next colorway, “The Lake” dropping overseas, adidas is adding a mint flavor to D-Rose’s signature line. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 9, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: Derrick Rose & adidas Debut New D Rose 5 BOOST Ad

Derrick Rose

Today adidas and Derrick Rose released a 30-second spot for the D Rose 5 Boost, featuring Rose jumping for a balletic, slow-mo Eastbay throwdown that only seems possible with their new boost technology. Come check it out. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 9, 2014 / 11:15 am

Pic: Cavs Unveil New Navy Blue Opening Night Jersey

Cavs Navy alternate home uniforms

The Cleveland Cavaliers unveiled new navy blue uniforms to go with the wine and gold trim they’re used to rocking. In time for their home debut, the Cavs will wear these new navy blue alternate home jerseys when they tip off against the Knicks in Cleveland on October 30 at 8 p.m. ET. Come check out the threads. Read More »