October 17th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
adidas Basketball’s latest Crazy offering has lived up to its name, appearing in two heavily textured designs before creeping back into the shadows for months at a time. But with the NBA season right around the corner, expect to see more adidas Crazy Shadow colorups like the above pictured Jrue Holiday PEs. This Philadelphia 76ers player exclusive features a subtle diamond effect on the SprintWEB upper as well as a slice of a circular mandala-ish configuration beneath gradient Three Stripes on the heel to liven up a familiar colorway. Have a closer look at the latest example of how athletic apparel brands are using textures to make their on-court presence more prominent and stick with Sneaker News for all your 2012-23 NBA Feet needs.
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September 1st, 2012 by Aaron Hope
‘Stupidly Light’ didn’t turn out to be such a good name after all, so adidas Basketball turned back to the ‘Crazy’ nomenclature that more readily conveys how insanely light and breathable their new generation really is. The new adidas Crazy Shadow implies we’re dealing with a weightless and unstoppable force, and this Eric Gordon player exclusive makeup goes even further into the ether with his nickname ‘The Silencer’ emblazoned upon its footbeds. This moniker and its placement also echo the subtle ‘EG’ script tessellated across the upper, the kind of details that mark this shoe inside and out, and demand a closer look at the photos below. Let us know how they compare to the Crazy Light 2 and Derrick Rose’s upcoming Third-Striped sigs and grab yours today on eBay.
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