05 Jul '13, 12am

adidas Mutombo: Big man footwear

adidas Mutombo: Big man footwear

, Dikembe Mutombo had the people hyped. With towering height and defensive power, Mutombo was killing it at the Denver Nuggets and, after time at several more teams, only retired four years ago. The big man's buzz meant adidas signed him up for some signature shoes, with Reebok working with Shaq and Nike's Jordan series shifting units. As shoes got wild (think about the Jordan VIII and Nike's Air Raid getting lurid), the adidas Mutombo arrived in 1992 with some patterns that paid tribute to Mutombo's Congolese heritage. It's an intense looking series of applications to add to an already crazy looking shoe, but yo, this was the era when we wanted Cross Colors and African American College Alliance hoodies. It looked kind of normal at the time. That Dikembe is reputed to have visited bars during his Georgetown days and bellowed "Who wants to sex Mutombo?" has only added to ou...

Full article: http://www.crookedtongues.com/news/2013/Jul/4/adidas-muto...

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