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[The Bank of Yao] Dwight leaving Adidas to sign with Peak

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by shastarocket, Jun 23, 2015.

  1. shastarocket

    shastarocket Contributing Member

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    http://www.sportando.com/en/usa/nba...s-to-sign-a-deal-with-chinese-brand-peak.html

    http://en.ytsports.cn/news-1001.html


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    Also, in case people were wondering, this is why Yao was in town

    http://en.ytsports.cn/news-1006.html

     
  2. LCAhmed

    LCAhmed Contributing Member

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    The fast hands that beat J.R. to news. Nice.
     
  3. Pizza_Da_Hut

    Pizza_Da_Hut I put on pants for this?

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    Wait, wasn't Adidas a lynch pin to why Dwight was never going to come to Houston in the first place? I remember reading something along the lines of the bonuses he would get if he played in NY or LA were obnoxiously high. I guess we are finally going to get Dwight! Wait a minute...
     
  4. Carl Herrera

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    Looks like Dwight has to slum it with a small-time company because Adidas no longer wants him.
     
  5. Air Langhi

    Air Langhi Contributing Member

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    I think they are moving away from basketball. Probably a wise choice.
     
  6. roksoer

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    I was injury free my whole life but then I switched to PEAK TP1s and broke my 5th metatarsal the third time I wore them.
    I've since recovered and now I can't even wear them without feeling pain in the exact area where the fracture was. I don't feel a thing wearing my other shoes however.
     
  7. Verbal Christ

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    I wonder what the 'friendly game' was all about? Most guys are on vacation aren they?
     
  8. True Rocket

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    Id rather see Dwight in Adidas
     
  9. Haymitch

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    I still want those Dikembe Peak shoes. Those were nice.
     
  10. donkeypunch

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    His time with adidas is done.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/...anged-man-entertaining-host-and-snake-charmer
     
  11. Buzzlite

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    I saw exactly one advertisement during the Playoffs featuring both Dwight and Josh Smith, that was in the first round oddly enough. Adidas has been drifting away from Dwight for a while now and rebranding with Peak is probably what's best for him
     
  12. Liberon

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    With actual Chinese implementation it's hard to take these shoes seriously. Nikes and Adidas are made but not designed by China. I'm thinking there's no science of thought rather than just duplicated looks that go into Anta and Peak shoes. I mean really why where junk?
     
  13. Liberon

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    I hope Japanese brands like Asics and Mizuno make basketball shoes. They actually know what the **** they are doing. Love my stability Mizunos and Asics running shoes.
     
  14. abaker28

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    Wonder if the FO played any part in that. Does Peak sponsor or have any involvement with the rockets ie as sponsors directly to the club?
    Just curious as I noticed on the pics I took when at the TC (in Feb) that PEAK is at the base of the padding under the goals under the Chinese writing during the season.
     
  15. TexxasBoy

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    uugh

    Peak..just as ugly as Under Armor shoes
     
  16. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    george hill, TParker, Patterson, Landry, now Dwight
     
  17. cheke64

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    Does JR bleed?
     
  18. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    they bleed oil and substance
     
  19. zcarenow

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    what are the financial details? 100mil?
     
  20. Yung-T

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    I read this comment and then thought Jontro made the thread. Am I the only one?
     

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