adidas Unveils the Rose 3.5 | STACK

adidas Unveils the Rose 3.5

January 18, 2013 | Shay M.

Must See Entertainment and Style Videos

The STACK Rundown // July 11, 2014: Sneakers of the Summer and Sad World Cup Fans

The STACK Rundown // June 27, 2014: Andrew Wiggins' Jump Rope Struggles, Jabari Parker and Air Jordan and World Cup Flops

The STACK Rundown // June 19, 2014: New Reebok Question Mid, World Cup Fans' Crazy Outfits, and Gregg Popovich Trolls LeBron James

Finally, adidas has unveiled their new Derrick Rose signature shoe. The bolder style of the new sneaker—dubbed the Rose 3.5—sets itself apart from its predecessor (remember the D Rose 3?)

Rose played a role in the shoe's concept and design, and of course, he added some personal flair to the final product. "My main thing is always sharpening my game and improving my body, and with the D Rose 3.5, adidas took the same approach," said the Chicago Bulls player. "This shoe takes the best things from my last shoe and makes them even better. I'm more comfortable and supported on the court and bringing some real serious style too." (Watch D Rose talk about his evolution from a high school player to an NBA MVP.)

The shoe features SprintFrame technology—including an external heel counter—to allow for more motion control at a lighter weight while offering maximum support and breathability. A customized ankle collar pocket and a breathable mesh tongue enhance a player's ability to cut hard.

It wouldn't D Rose without some Chicago live. Inscribed on the inside of the tongue are the words "Rooted in Chicago."

The Rose 3.5 will be available for purchase on Jan. 31 for $160 in the gray, black and red home edition and the black, white and red colorway for away games. Six additional colorways will be available in the future.

Photo: Sneaker News

Advertisement

Training Centers

FIND A STACK VELOCITY SPORTS
PERFORMANCE LOCATION NEAR YOU

Connect

Advertisement

Resources

Performance Center

Custom workouts and performance tracking

STACK Fitness

Everything you need to be the fittest you ever

STACK Conditioning

Sport-specific conditioning programs

Coaches and Trainers

Tips and advice for coaches and trainers

Magazine

Latest issues of STACK Magazine

STACK 4W

Women's sports workout, nutrition and lifestyle advice

Gamer

Gaming, entertainment and tech news

Basic Training

Military-style training for athletes

Varsity

High school sports community and content sharing

News

Find the latest news relevant to athletes