Once upon a time, Derrick Rose was considered one of the most athletic point guards in league history. Rose reminded people of Baron Davis and Steve Francis. He’s now sharing some of the spotlight to other great names like Stephen Curry and Russell Westbrook, but the truth is he can still be one of the game’s best when he gets it rolling.
Rose is actually on signature sneaker number six, a big accomplishment for someone who has been through as much as he has. And the Chinese New Year colorway for the adidas D Rose 6, dropping at Champs Sports, might be one of the best releases he’s ever had. It’s a great option for any perspective point guard looking to up their game this year.
This one features an eye-opening “Fire Monkey” graphic (in the Year of the Monkey) in black and red across the upper, with varying shades of blue on the tongue, straps, and outsole. Hits of Metallic Gold complete the look. It might be the best D Rose colorway in years, looking a lot like something you could get away with on the court while also stunting off of it. There’s also a custom Rose graphic on the back of the tongue and signature badging to symbolize the start of the New Year.
Along with Damian Lillard and, eventually James Harden (whenever he does get a sig sneaker), Rose represents the next generation of basketball stars for adidas. Make sure you get in on the action as adidas comes up.