Skip to main content

adidas Basketball - 2015 Black History Month Collection

  • Author:
  • Updated:

adidas Basketball has partnered with one of the all-time greats, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, to introduce the 2015 Black History Month Collection, featuring a quartet of flagship adidas hard-court silhouettes: the D Rose 5 Boost, J Wall 1, D Lillard and Crazy 8. Each shoe is finished in sepia tones and inscribed with inspirational quotes that provide a window into Kareem's journey, spanning the four most important eras of his legendary and record-breaking career. adidas athletes will debut the collection during the NBA's Martin Luther King Jr. Day games and sport the shoes in select games throughout February. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds from the collection will be donated to Kareem's Skyhook Foundation, which supports underprivileged youth. The collection will be available at, with the Crazy 8 ($110) launching January 23rd, J Wall 1 ($115) and D Rose 5 Boost ($140) on January 30th and D Lillard ($105) on February 6th.