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adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 – ‘St. Paddy’

adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 – ‘St. Paddy’

March 15, 2012 – Ben Berry Light Delivers Derrick Rose green sneakers by way of adidas. Kelly green luckskin nubuck makes up the majority of the upper of the ‘St. Paddy’ adiZero Rose 2.5; very similar to the color adidas used for Rose last St. Patrick’s Day. White is the complementary color with gold used [...]

March 15, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases, PE Corner 0

adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 – ‘School of Hard Knocks’

adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 – ‘School of Hard Knocks’

March 9, 2012 – Ben Berry adidas Basketball takes you to the ‘School of Hard Knocks’. The first sighting of this new adiZero Rose 2.5 came via second half of the 2012 All-Star Game when Derrick Rose changed out of the ‘High Energy’ Rose 2.5s and laced these up. Many thought this pair would be [...]

March 9, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases, PE Corner 1

Li-Ning – ‘Year of the Dragon’ Pack

Li-Ning – ‘Year of the Dragon’ Pack

March 6, 2012 – Ben Berry Li-Ning celebrates the Year of the Water Dragon the right way. All sneaker media outlets reported that the Li-Ning Turningpoint flagship player Evan Turner wore during the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend was the only Year of the Dragon-inspired sneaker by Li-Ning but we now know it to [...]

March 6, 2012 admin Blogs, Exclusives, Kicks, Official Releases 1

Nike Basketball All-Star 2012 Galaxy Pack

Nike Basketball All-Star 2012 Galaxy Pack

February 22, 2012 – Ben Berry Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, and LeBron James make up the Swoosh’s “Big 3” and will be the only Nike players to have their signature sneakers given the ‘Galaxy’ treatment. All five sneakers tie into the space theme and have glow in the dark soles. Along with All-Star versions of [...]

February 22, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases 6

adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 – ‘2012 All-Star’

adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 – ‘2012 All-Star’

February 13, 2012 – Ben Berry When I first showed you the adiZero Rose 2.5 there were multiple colorways on display but little did I, or anyone else, know just how early we were looking at these colorways. For his third All-Star appearance, adidas will lace Derrick Rose with a special colorway of his new [...]

February 13, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases 2

Nike – Black History Month 2012 Pack

Nike – Black History Month 2012 Pack

February 10, 2012 – Ben Berry For years Nike has released a limited set of sneakers in February to commemorate Black History Month and 2012 is no different. This year an entire pack of sneakers will be released, not just basketball sneakers but us being The Hoop Doctors and all I’m going to just focus [...]

February 10, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases 0

adidas adiPower Howard II – ‘2012 All-Star’

adidas adiPower Howard II – ‘2012 All-Star’

February 8, 2012 – Ben Berry After going with yellow for 2011, adidas Basketball unleashes another set of vibrant colored kicks for the 2012 All-Star Weekend which ensures that the Orlando Magic’s six-time MVP Dwight Howard will be seen. The current Superman of the league will be laced with a new colorway of the adiPower [...]

February 8, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases 1

Air Jordan IV – ‘Cement’ Release Date

Air Jordan IV – ‘Cement’ Release Date

February 7, 2012 – Ben Berry With the first month of 2012 behind us already, Jordan Brand begins to bring the heat by releasing the classic ‘Cement’ colorway of the Air Jordan IV. When the Jordan IV was chosen for as the Air Jordan for the 2011 Doernbecher collection, that meant that 2012 would see [...]

February 7, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases 1

Derrick Rose Debuts the adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 – ‘Brenda’ Against Knicks

Derrick Rose Debuts the adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 – ‘Brenda’ Against Knicks

February 2, 2012 – Ben Berry This pair of the adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 was dubbed ‘Brenda’ after Derrick Rose’s mother who’s favorite color is also red. A subtle monotone cement-like print can be seen on the entire upper which is fitting for the fourth sneaker of the current MVP; very reminiscent of the fourth [...]

February 2, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases 3

adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 Release Info

adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 Release Info

January 13, 2012 – Ben Berry adidas drops the Dominate and officially debuts the adiZero Rose 2.5 as the sneaker Derrick Rose will wear during the second half of the season. Just as we saw with the last Rose model, different colorways will get a different material to wrap the upper. Whether adidas consciously chose [...]

January 13, 2012 admin Blogs, Kicks, Official Releases 2