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The adidas Nations Collection Is Inspired by Basketball's Future

Designed for the participants of adidas Nations
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adidas Basketball is launching a new quartet of kicks, gathered under the Nations Collection banner. The designs draw inspiration from the California coast, home of the adidas Nations Tournament, featuring the top under-18 basketball players from the U.S., Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America. First up is the Crazy Explosive, constructed with turquoise and black Primeknit threads; Crazylight 2016, built with a turquoise jacquard upper with black detailing and orange contrasts; D Lillard 2, carrying a clean white color palette with matte black accents and gold hits; and the D Rose 7, done up in a turquoise mesh upper and lace panels, as well as an all-white outsole, gold branding and mosaic prints on the tongue and collar. The adidas Nations Collection launches tomorrow, July 30, at

Release Date: 7/30/16 (Saturday)

Also check out the adidas Originals Tubular Instinct, as well as a closer look at the adidas Basketball Crazy Explosive.