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James Harden's New Signature Shoe

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by el gnomo, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. el gnomo

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    These are pretty horrendous... wtf was adidas thinking??? Twitter is giving them the Curry treatment. The Curry's looked like they were made for middle-aged men, but these look like they were made for hobos.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="es" dir="ltr">The Adidas Cable Repairman 1s <a href="https://t.co/4htKsle0El">pic.twitter.com/4htKsle0El</a></p>&mdash; ☕netw3rk (@netw3rk) <a href="https://twitter.com/netw3rk/status/768276720361283585">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Harden's new shoe should come with a carton of cigarettes and a box cutter <a href="https://t.co/0XbXCNYW4t">pic.twitter.com/0XbXCNYW4t</a></p>&mdash; ☕netw3rk (@netw3rk) <a href="https://twitter.com/netw3rk/status/768277250856935424">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">James harden really made sneakers for grandpa Joe from Charlie and the Chocolate factory <a href="https://t.co/zo8M0vdOoG">pic.twitter.com/zo8M0vdOoG</a></p>&mdash; Desus Nice (@desusnice) <a href="https://twitter.com/desusnice/status/768239168442994688">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The Air Twitter's Collective Ability to Make Sneaker Jokes IV <a href="https://t.co/YUSltuqVDU">pic.twitter.com/YUSltuqVDU</a></p>&mdash; Dane Carbaugh (@danecarbaugh) <a href="https://twitter.com/danecarbaugh/status/768281984535711744">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7 out of 8 geriatric orthopedists recommend the new James Harden shoe to their patients. <a href="https://t.co/GqwXFyyfpS">pic.twitter.com/GqwXFyyfpS</a></p>&mdash; Clue Heywood (@ClueHeywood) <a href="https://twitter.com/ClueHeywood/status/768229039337201666">August 23, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">James Harden's signature shoes look like something Geppetto would carve for Pinocchio <a href="https://t.co/LI8zw4iUqg">pic.twitter.com/LI8zw4iUqg</a></p>&mdash; Jensen Karp (@JensenClan88) <a href="https://twitter.com/JensenClan88/status/768240313609498624">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">idk what's worse james harden's shoe or his defense <a href="https://t.co/CauVRoyuIW">pic.twitter.com/CauVRoyuIW</a></p>&mdash; Rikky! Rikki! Rikkè! (@rwxoxo) <a href="https://twitter.com/rwxoxo/status/768241571250708480">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">&quot;Children of men dystopian future where civilization done collapsed&quot; 5's <a href="https://t.co/EyshkdXkfE">pic.twitter.com/EyshkdXkfE</a></p>&mdash; Desus Nice (@desusnice) <a href="https://twitter.com/desusnice/status/768240862216282113">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">james harden signature kicks look like u brew prison wine in em <a href="https://t.co/DajjXXYl57">pic.twitter.com/DajjXXYl57</a></p>&mdash; Four Pins (@Four_Pins) <a href="https://twitter.com/Four_Pins/status/768237955106402308">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">When did James Harden sign a shoe deal with Carhartt <a href="https://t.co/lqsbPR5LW8">pic.twitter.com/lqsbPR5LW8</a></p>&mdash; Tyler Conway (@jtylerconway) <a href="https://twitter.com/jtylerconway/status/768226473614385153">August 23, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I refuse to believe these are the new James Harden sneakers, these the no-slip joints that the restaurant provides <a href="https://t.co/pyuNUS6tzP">pic.twitter.com/pyuNUS6tzP</a></p>&mdash; Hanif Abdurraqib (@NifMuhammad) <a href="https://twitter.com/NifMuhammad/status/768278171586289664">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Please stop making fun of the Harden shoe. It looks like its already been roasted enough <a href="https://t.co/Kxc2SbLtef">pic.twitter.com/Kxc2SbLtef</a></p>&mdash; Brandon Borders (@Brandon_Borders) <a href="https://twitter.com/Brandon_Borders/status/768239237393100800">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Finally Harden makes a basketball shoe for me, a waiter at Chili's. <a href="https://t.co/Etw6Ihl0bQ">pic.twitter.com/Etw6Ihl0bQ</a></p>&mdash; Jordan Pryor (@jordodale) <a href="https://twitter.com/jordodale/status/768242142670049280">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Exclusive footage from the James Harden Triple Black unboxing: <a href="https://t.co/PexOk2RqIr">pic.twitter.com/PexOk2RqIr</a></p>&mdash; Dan Carson (@TheDoctorCarson) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheDoctorCarson/status/768301951062683648">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Whose idea was it to drill holes in burned baked potatoes and call it a James Harden signature shoe? <a href="https://t.co/F5kmjGr2HB">pic.twitter.com/F5kmjGr2HB</a></p>&mdash; Jim Rome (@jimrome) <a href="https://twitter.com/jimrome/status/768293152381739009">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Nice, looks like James Harden released the Plumber Crack 250s. <a href="https://t.co/HGVaieZhi6">pic.twitter.com/HGVaieZhi6</a></p>&mdash; Sam Vecenie (@Sam_Vecenie) <a href="https://twitter.com/Sam_Vecenie/status/768282201028829185">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Congrats to James Harden on dropping the Burger King Manager 4s! <a href="https://t.co/uTzcRCdOi0">pic.twitter.com/uTzcRCdOi0</a></p>&mdash; Danny Cunningham (@DCunninghamCLE) <a href="https://twitter.com/DCunninghamCLE/status/768280734549368832">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">James Harden with the MAILMAN 7s <a href="https://t.co/TRo2d9OTAz">pic.twitter.com/TRo2d9OTAz</a></p>&mdash; Complex Sneakers (@ComplexSneakers) <a href="https://twitter.com/ComplexSneakers/status/768265746300407808">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">James Harden’s new shoe, perfect for wabbit hunting. <a href="https://t.co/QuDKSnUppC">pic.twitter.com/QuDKSnUppC</a></p>&mdash; Joon Lee (@iamjoonlee) <a href="https://twitter.com/iamjoonlee/status/768242317811736584">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">quidditch world cup VIIs <a href="https://t.co/Q7vzFoqjcg">pic.twitter.com/Q7vzFoqjcg</a></p>&mdash; Jeremy Woo (@JeremyWoo) <a href="https://twitter.com/JeremyWoo/status/768258445564928001">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">James Harden shoe looks like a fried boot. <a href="https://t.co/UlVBI00iVn">pic.twitter.com/UlVBI00iVn</a></p>&mdash; Erick Fernandez (@ErickFernandez) <a href="https://twitter.com/ErickFernandez/status/768259023120445440">August 24, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  2. Voice of Aus

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    i don't get signature shoes, does this mean he will wear these in games?

    also I'm sure they look a bit better when their on his foot and laced up, but still crappy
     
  3. TMac'n

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    Well at least the hobo shoes will match his hobo beard



    Yet Adidas also gave him $200 million to rep these...
     
  4. Air Canada

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    I don't buy that this is legit how the shoes will be since they haven't been released and nothing about this is official.
     
  5. conquistador#11

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    i remember buying some like these at payless to wear while I hooped so I wouldn't ruin the more expensive ones. those were the late 90s. good times.
     
  6. shastarocket

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    Obviously prototypes
     
  7. bmd

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    There is no way those are his new, finished shoes.
     
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    What the eff??
     
  9. rockbox

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    Adidas makes some awful looking shoes. It started with the Kobe Marvin the Martian shoes.
     
  10. glenadyll

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    I have a friend who works at the Adidas store, and I thought that the JH shoes weren't coming until December. Does anyone with knowledge know for sure that these are the new ones? I'd kind of be shocked if they were seen over 3 months early.
     
  11. LonghornFan

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    Not one of those Twitter jokes were even a lil' bit funny. One fugly shoe, surely someone can make at least one comment that would make me snicker a little bit?
     
  12. cheke64

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    The dead-end warehouse job steel toes.
     
  13. h-townfan

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    They are supposed to release in December but this image leaked out. I don't think this is the finished product. No way Harden signs off on this crap.
     
  14. RasaqBoi

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    Harden would rock something like this.
     
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    working on the excuse for next season's defense... "it must be the shoes!"
     
  16. durvasa

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    This is really important, because when I'm watching a Rockets game the thing I'm really focused on is what their shoes look like.
     
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  17. Victorious

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    lol first off its a leak of a picture that is crappy quality. here are other pics and another colorway

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  18. bmd

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    There are Chinese symbols in the backgrounds of those pictures.

    Tells me these shoes and pictures come from China.

    That makes me highly skeptical of their authenticity.
     
  19. Jontro

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    Already pre-ordered 3.

    Yuss!
     
  20. heypartner

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    Seems like China would be the best source of a leak, as they are probably being made there. So the first one is taken my someone earlier in the assembly line before color,etc is applied
     
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