Run-D.M.C.'s $1 Million Dollar Adidas Sneaker Deal - See Rare Models

  Jerry West wearing Adidas Superstars

Jerry West wearing Adidas Superstars

The Adidas Superstar was first released in 1969 as a shoe for basketball players. Technologically it was cutting edge with a fully leather top and a rubber "shell" toe that resembled a seashell. The shoe quickly caught on amongst basketball players in the NCAA and NBA most notably legendary Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and within the next few years, about 75% of all the ballplayers were wearing Superstars.

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