February 9th, 2012 by Brendan Dunne
adidas Basketball is determined to make sure that the 2012 NBA All-Star Game isn’t an entirely Swooshed out affair, dropping a couple special signature sneakers from their premier athletes. The adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 and the adidas adiPower Howard 2 are the models in question, both of which come in a vibrant set of citrus tones resulting in a unified look across the sneakers. We already know that both Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard have the capabilities to make a huge on-court impression, so will the big weekend along with these powerful colorways galvanize interest in their latest? Stick tuned for our All-Star coverage for how that pans out, and remember that both of these models will pop up at adidas Basketball retailers on February 23rd. via US10
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February 2nd, 2012 by John Kim
There’s no doubt that Derrick Rose will represent the Eastern Conference All-Stars as a starter in the upcoming 2012 NBA All-Star Game, but what will he be wearing? Here’s a look at the blazing hot adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 in the ‘All-Star’ variety, inspired by the ‘sunshine state’ of Florida; adidas designed the shoes as well as the uniforms as a celebratory gesture to the 20th Anniversary of the NBA All-Star Game being held in Orlando, and we all know Florida is the state for oranges! The glowing orange colorway should give Rose and the East squad a boost to perhaps avenge their loss in 2011. Check out the detailed images below and expect these to hit adidas Basketball retailers on February 23rd at $110.
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