As the NBA all-time scoring leader, Kareem Abdul Jabbar is recognized by today’s top players as the blueprint to success. Consequently, this Kareem-inspired sneaker from adidas Originals is dubbed the Blueprint, featuring a build crafted in part with actual Tyvek blueprint paper. Kareem’s greatness is compounded by the interior of the shoe, featuring insoles printed with quotes from some of today’s top players — including Derrick Rose, Damian Lillard, and John Wall — who comment on what Kareem meant to them, as well as the game of basketball at large. (Keep in mind that Kareem garnered 6 World Champions, 6 NBA MVP awards, 19 All-Star appearances and the all-time record for blocked shots during his illustrious career.) The Blueprint drops February 14th at select adidas Originals retailers beginning February 14th.
Release Date: February 14, 2014 (Friday)