20 may 2016 11:00:00
adidas Originals T-MAC 5: basketball court heroes
Revival of legendary silhouette designed by united efforts of the German company and NBA star Tracy McGrady
T-MAC line formation
The history of partnership between the brand Adidas Originals and basketball players is very long. Even a shooting guard of “Orlando Magic” Tracy McGrady was not an exception for he signed a lifetime contract with sports giant in 2002. First collaboration named T-MAC 1 looked unusual but completed and holistic. It’s surprising but that was 02/03 season to be the most successful in Tracy’s career – he won the title of the best shooter of the league and took part in all stars NBA game, also the audience was always amazed by his crushing slamdunks.
The first model predetermined further development of the whole line – annually the designers of Adidas Originals and T-MAC surprised the customers with more and more releases every time being better the previous ones.
T-MAC 5 silhouette
This season Adidas Originals addresses again to the T-MAC 5 silhouette, firstly presented in 2005. The sneakers are manufactured from the combination of suede and textile with thermopolyurethane inserts on the front part. Anatomical design GEOFIT provides high quality of comfort and tight fixing. Big crossed velcro fixes the foot and hides the laces which emphasizes the origin of the model. Tracy says: “We decided to create something impossible, that nobody ever did. We put the piece of the court into these sneakers”. Indeed the rear of sneakers made with usage of wood resembling basketball parquet and making the sneakers more durable and stylish. The sneakers of this season are presented in catchy colours, dedicated to the Year of the Monkey be Eastern calendar.
Release date: May 20
19:00 — available only at the offline store
22:00 — available online
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