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adidas Mutombo Restock for All-Star Weekend

February 7th, 2014 by | No comments

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Can we officially label this as the biggest surprise restock so far of 2014?  There’s another original adidas Mutombo colorway set to return on March 1st, but for NBA All-Star Weekend (specifically in the host city of New Orleans), adidas Originals is bringing back the best known pair that spurred this model’s return last summer.  Coming up on Friday, February 14th, the adidas in the Quarter pop-up shop will restock the OG Mutombo with the man himself in store starting at 10:30am.  That’s the only place that will have these and obviously the best chance to get a pair signed by Dikembe, so plan accordingly if you’re going to be in Nawlins for All-Star.

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adidas Originals “House of Mutombo” – The Legacy

August 19th, 2013 by | No comments

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adidas Originals continues to take us around the House of Mutombo ahead of the return of that man’s signature sneaker. This latest video captures some of Dikembe’s many accolades, amongst them four Defensive Player of the Year titles, eight NBA All-Star appearances, and the number two spot on the all time block leader list. Stay with us through the click to hear Mutombo narrate through that list of accomplishments and let us know if you think this sort of historical context will help persuade the younger sneaker consumers to go out and pick up a pair of the adidas Mutombo.

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adidas Originals “House of Mutombo” – The Courts

August 12th, 2013 by | No comments

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adidas is still building up to the August 24th return of the adidas Mutombo with their “House of Mutombo” YouTube series, an animated affair that captures the big man’s backstory. This time around the clip, narrated by the man himself, touches on the different squads around the league that benefited from his insurmountable defense over the years. Let us know if you can name all the teams Dikembe Mutombo played for without a reminder and then check out the video after the jump to get caught up to speed-and don’t forget that the house of Mutombo is bigger than you think.

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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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