October 4, 2012 BY John Kim / 3
It’s a tricky year for the folks over at adidas Basketball, considering they just launched the latest signature shoe for a player who is likely to miss the majority of this upcoming season. The sneaker onslaught won’t stop because we’re already getting a first peek at the halfsie model of the Rose 3 – the adidas Rose 3.5; the upper reconstitutes the diamondesque cut-outs into the upper into a spiraling pattern that centers around the Rose logo on the upper ankle, while the sportier toe-box achieves a graphic with a spherical grid pattern. Thoughts on the Rose 3.5 or adidas’ two-model signature shoe approach? A full shot awaits you below, so take a look and chime in.