Breaking Down the adidas adiPure Basketball Sneaker

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For NBAers, college ballers and high school players entering the stretch run of their 2010-11 season, adidas just released a pair of sneakers that will help them rise above their opponents in crunch time. Behold the new adidas adiPure.

With each new sneaker released this season, adidas has continued to shed ounces without sacrificing stability and performance. The new adiPure delivers on all these elements with an eye-catching style guaranteed to turn heads.

The adiPure incorporaties Sprintskin throughout the upper portion of the shoe. This revolutionary lightweight, single-layer synthetic is designed to enhance the fit for every foot, creating a lighter, more breathable sneaker.

A polyurethane foam insole and a spring foam adiPrene+ midsole provide a full-length forefoot cushioning system, allowing the foot to experience less shock when landing forcefully on the hardwood.

A Pure Motion Cilia Traction System on the bottom sole insures secure grip for cutting and running on the court, while adidas' outsole design locks the foot in place, supplying maximum support and stability.

During NBA All-Star Weekend—Friday, Feb. 18 through Monday, Feb. 21—several NBA stars will represent adidas by wearing the adiPure sneakers. The four colorways shown above hit store shelves later this week, but if you want to order a pair today, head to or

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