NBA World Blasts Over ‘Absolutely Disrespectful’ Kobe Bryant-Adidas News: ‘Kanye Gone and They Got Desperate’

The late Kobe Bryant was one of the most popular and bankable stars of his time. Considered a legend on the court, he also etched his name in the minds of those who saw him play. And brands were also not shy about marketing his name and earning revenue from it.


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This led to Adidas making Kobe a brand ambassador when he started playing, which continued until 2002. However, recent reports have revealed that Adidas were planning to re-release ‘Crazy 1’ by Kobe on November 11.


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In the early months of 2022, Adidas was planning to bring back the classic – “Crazy 1” later in 2022. And now they are finally looking forward to re-release the shoes.

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A few days ago, the brand wanted to re-release the ‘Crazy 1’ shoes on October 22, but some troubling quality control issues hampered the launch. The brand had to take back all the shoes that were sent to stores.


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However, the re-release of the shoes on November 11 has already caused a stir among NBA fans even before the release. Fans didn’t like the idea of ​​re-issuing the shoes. This move by Adidas disappointed many, who shared their thoughts online.

Many fans thought this move by Adidas was made just to make money on behalf of the late Kobe Bryant. They also believed the brand wanted all the money back after they pulled out of their partnership with Kanye West, following his controversial comments recently.

Features and details of the ‘Crazy 1’

The shoe is launching this month since they re-released it for the era in 2006. The Adidas ‘Crazy 1’ features Los Angeles Lakers colors throughout the construction.


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Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) heads for the basket and gets fouled by Phoenix Suns small forward PJ Tucker (17) in the first half at Staples Center on December 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Hints of yellow could be found on the heel, outsole and lining. And purple could be found wrapping the combo through branding, trim and midfoot. And White finally completes the colorway, painting the lace unit and midsole.

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Therefore, with the release of the shoes, Adidas will look forward to the number of pairs sold, despite the reactions of fans.

What do you think of the reissue of Kobe Bryant’s shoes by Adidas? Let us know in the comments below.

James T. Quintero