Kristaps Porzingis’ New Unicorn-Themed Adidas Sneakers Are Incredibly Sick

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Kristaps Porzingis’ New Unicorn-Themed Adidas Sneakers Are Incredibly Sick


Before Kristaps Porzingis was drafted in the 2015 NBA Draft, scouts and observers had difficulties to come up with comparisons for the 7’3 phenom. The scouts who believed that Porzingis is a special talent compared him to Dirk Nowitzki or Pau Gasol, the ones who didn’t fully believe in him, or were sceptical, compared him to Darko Milicic, or even Shawn Bradley.

While Porzingis had instant success in his rookie season, it took over a year for someone to find an appropriate comparison. Kristaps Porzingis is a unicorn. In 2016, non other than Kevin Durant made the observation that the Latvian is a never seen before type of talent, and therefore noncomparable – hence the ‘unicorn’.


“He can shoot, he can make the right plays, he can defend, he’s a 7-footer that can shoot all the way out to the 3-point line. That’s rare. And block shots—that’s like a unicorn in this league.”


This nickname stuck and Kristaps now is even branded as the unicorn by his advertising partners. And while the star of the New York Knicks might not be playing this season, because he’s still recovering from a torn ACL, Adidas revealed Kristaps Porzingis’ new sneakers. They are absolutely stunning, and unicorn-based…


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