Known in the sports world as the NBA’s greatest shot blocker of all time, Dikembe Mutombo’s signature shoe has the same superior style as the legendary b-ball player it is modeled after. In celebration of the sneaker’s 20th anniversary, Adidas switches things up a bit and goes for a fall-appropriate look for the latest rendition of the Mutumbo sneaker. We its brand new black and purple color scheme, which is Inspired by the NBA icon’s career with the Denver Nuggets.
The highly-coveted sneaker features an original high-top design with an all-black leather upper, tribal-esque eyelet lacing technology, Mutumbo’s infamous #55 on the side, eye-catching shield logo on the tongue, chunky midsole, an underlaying black and white African mud print inspired by the player’s Congolese roots, and pops of purple beneath the laces and along the sneaker’s cushioned collar.
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