With this D Rose 3.5, adidas Basketball throws their hat into the ring to help celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, which marks the return of the "Year of the Snake." Like others in the zodiac game, adidas begins with a textured, scale-like criss-cross pattern across the high-top upper joined by metallic gold paneling at the heel and down into the Sprintframe-supported midsole. Going a bit further, adidas works in the fact that this will actually be the water snake's time in the spotlight by integrating in teal accents primarily in the toe box, but also the laces and around the black leather collar. Estimates on release timelines vary, but given its inspiration you are almost certain not to have to wait too long once you flip the calendar on 2013. View it in more detail after the jump.