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Thursday, November 17th, 2011 at 4:43 pm  |  10 responses

Kicks: adidas adiZero Rose 2.0 ‘Wolverine’

A tribute to the Bulls guard’s high school.

Via Counterkicks:

Before becoming a Chicago Bull and Memphis Tiger, Derrick Rose was a Simeon Career Academy Wolverine. So whether you call this Wolverine-inspired adidas adiZero Rose 2 the “Simeon” or “Wolverine” matters not. Chances are people will love them regardless of title.

This adiZero Rose 2 is inspired by said high school, flaunting a blue and fluorescent yellow accenting that nods to Derrick’s blue/yellow varsity uniform colors. A grey shade on the upper provides the perfect bounce-off. Look closely at the toe box and you’ll see a digitized, embossed pattern that is meant to “reflect the contours of Chicago.”

The adidas adiZero Rose 2 “Wolverine” drops Thursday, December 1st at Foot Locker, Eastbay, and shopadidas.

adidas says to stay tuned to the adidas Basketball Facebook page for a chance to buy the shoes next week before the official launch.

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  • Nolan Caress

    DOPE!!!! How much will they cost?

  • Galagu

    nice!!!

  • http://www.slamonline.com Slick Ric

    These are fire.

  • cnewells

    Put these on RUBIOOO

  • http://marveldcuniverse.wordpress.com/ judy liu

    i like wolverine but the ,his adamantium skull and claws make him impossible to get tore by someone else (maybe hulk and red hulk can ? :D ) beside this is a very strong marvel superheroes… i really wanna watch him in the next avenger movie !

  • Yann Blavec

    At first I thought you were talking about the Michigan University team.

  • Red Star

    Mine!

  • http://www.slamonline.com Nima Zarrabi

    Love this colorway.

  • LA Huey

    A wolverine is a good choice for team mascot. Is there a better non-fictional animal to name your team after?

  • http://slamonline.com Bryan Crawford

    So tough…

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