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adidas Mutombo – 1993 OG vs. 2013 Retro Comparison

August 13th, 2013 by | 9 comments

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For all the adidas Mutombo coverage that’s been out there in recent months, there sure haven’t been too many views of the sneaker in its original form. Helping to patch things up is this photo set, which pits the 2013 recreation of Dikembe Mutombo’s shoe against an OG featuring the same colorway. Mind you that’s not a GS pair on display, it’s just that the original here was one of Dikembe’s-meaning that pretty much any pair is going to get dwarfed if stood adjacent. Stay with us through the click for the full photos of both pairs and let us know in the comments if you’re satisfied with how the 2013 release came out.

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adidas Originals Mutombo – Officially Unveiled

August 8th, 2013 by | 7 comments

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The 20th anniversary of the adidas Mutombos is one that will see the shoe finally back on shelves. The shoe’s design is tied up in Mount Mutombo’s African heritage, from the traditional tribal patterns in place to the shield logo representing his defensive style. We can only hope that a decent amount of the original apparel that came out with the sneakers will be on its way back too, but we’ll have to wait and see on that one. See the official shots of the adidas Mutombos that are lined up for you below and make sure you’ve got their August 24th release circled on your calender.

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adidas Mutombo: When Big Men Sold Shoes

August 6th, 2013 by | 1 comment

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When it comes to translating endorser popularity into product sales, the general rule of thumb dictates that big men simply don’t sell shoes. While there’s plenty of evidence to back up the stigma, there was once a time when this wasn’t necessarily the case.

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adidas Originals “House of Mutombo” – The Journey

August 5th, 2013 by | 1 comment

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adidas Originals continues to celebrate the upcoming return of the adidas Mutombo with this, a new animated series titled “The House of Mutombo”. The videos will apparently document Deke’s journey from his village in Africa all the way to the NBA. This first chapter talks of his upbringing a bit as well as his eventual move to the US, with Mount Mutombo playing the role of the narrator in animated clip. Check out the first House of Mutombo episode after the jump and remember that the sneakers will be back on August 24th, 2013.

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Sneaker News Presents: One on One with Dikembe Mutombo

July 30th, 2013 by | 1 comment

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The recent Sneaker Con NYC stop was a huge one by all accounts. Helping the event go extra big was sponsor adidas Originals, who stopped by with the legend himself Dikembe Mutombo. Dikembe’s name has been on the tip of quite a few tongues lately given that his classic, African inspired silhouette from adidas is set for a comeback this August 24th (and it looks the apparel might be too-check the shirt spotted in the video). Ahead of that re-issue, the Sneaker News team sat down with Mt. Mutombo to talk to about the past, present, and future of his footwear line. Continue reading to get the full video of our sit-down with the NBA veteran and remember that the adidas Mutombo will be back in select adidas Originals retailers on August 24th, 2013.

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adidas Originals “The House of Mutombo” – Teaser

July 29th, 2013 by | No comments

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There are only a couple more weeks between you and a brand new pair of the adidas Mutombo. The sneaker is set to arrive in a climate that’s been more than accepting of chunky 90s basketball sneakers, a group that the Dikembe silhouette no doubt sits near the top of. Reminding us of the upcoming release is this, a video clip from the likes of adidas Originals featuring a paper recreation of the sig shoe in what seems to be a size fitting for the man himself. Stay with us through the click for the piece and tell us in the comments if you’ll be grabbing the adidas Mutombo soon.

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adidas Originals WMNs Mutombo

July 10th, 2013 by | 3 comments

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The adidas team sure has come a long way as far as how much support they’re throwing behind the adidas Mutombo bring back. Last year it was just a Facebook photo that started it all, with the brand testing the waters and asking fans whether or not they’d be interested in a retro. Now we’ve got not only a retro on the way, but also a strapped up version of the shoe, some brand new colorways, and now news of a women’s version. Continue reading to see these two versions of the upcoming adidas Mutombo for the ladies and stay tuned to find out when they’ll be in stores.

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