Although LeBron passed the great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, adidas continues to give the NBA star and face of NBA’s past-time his flowers with a Forum Low collection.
LeBron sits atop the scoring title now but Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will continue to be celebrated for his long-standing record and his legendary status in the game of basketball. adidas has created a Forum Low collection that celebrates various aspects of his life and also his basketball career. Starting with the Forum Low Alpha, the sneaker takes a trip to the University of California Los Angeles where Kareem’s collegiate career began and he caught the eye of the Milwaukee Bucks and was taken first overall in the 1969 NBA Draft. After a long tenure with the Bucks and achieving the team’s first NBA championship in 1971. He was then later traded to the LA Lakers where he cemented his name into Lakers history and of course achieved the scoring title which is highlighted by the Forum Low Accolades which arrives in a purple and gold detailing. The last offering, the Forum Low Legacy features a black and copper upper, which symbolizes Kareem’s life commitment to being a leading voice for the fight for racial equality and social justice.
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR ADIDAS FORUM LOW RELEASE INFORMATION
The entire collection signed and in size 16 will be on display at Crypto Arena in LA for every home game in February. Following, the collection will be auctioned off for charity. The collection will also be released later to the public in extremely limited quantities with only 33 being made of each colorway. The release will go down on February 28th at select retailers and adidas.com. As always, be sure to follow JustFreshKicks for updates on this release and of course more of the latest sneaker news.