Today we get official images as well as clarification on the new Adidas Mutombo Black / Purple. The kicks come promptly after a successful launch of the adidas Mutombo in its OG colorway. Adidas Originals has thrust itself into the sneaker spotlight has has been right at home with several new kicks and now the Mutombo retro. Here’s what Adidas PR Specialist had to say about the kicks:
In celebration of the adidas Mutombo 20th anniversary, adidas Originals will be releasing a purple and black colorway of the signature shoe on October 5, 2013.
The Mutombo signature basketball shoe was originally released by adidas during the 1992-93 NBA Season. This next colorway pays tribute to Mutombo’s time playing with the Denver Nuggets. Traditional African patterns are used throughout the shoe and the iconic shield logo incorporates his jersey number, used throughout his 18 year NBA career.
- Nubuck/leather/canvas overlay materials
- Iconic Mutombo shield on the tongue
- African-inspired weave pattern on the overlays and undersole
· Black leather accents on the heel and toe box
· Black rubber midsole
· Embossed leather on heel
· Purple accents on the outsole
The kicks, which we know find have an 80s Nuggets colorway, are set to release on October 5th with a retail price of $105. You can pick them up at select Adidas retailers as well as from their online store.