Friday, August 6, 2010

Kevin Garnett’s First Signature Shoe with Anta

Kevin Garnett’s departure of adidas to join the budding NBA-player support of overseas-based sneaker brands left us asking a number of questions, the most common being of the “Why?” category. It could be about the money, or perhaps an opportunity to stretch out a personal brand into the Eastern Hemisphere – a region that has a huge NBA following. Here’s a look at Kevin Garnett’s first known signature shoe with Anta; while it may look more like a lifestyle off-the-court shoe rather than a performance shoe, we can get a solid idea of what his future signatures may appear like on a logo and colorway standpoint. At the center perforated panel, you will see a green Anta logo sitting on top of a silver graffiti graphic. The toe also features perforated leather, with the rest of the upper consisting of white leather – both matte and with an iridescent finish. Like KG’s low-post game, this first Anta show is off to quick first step. Continue reading for another look and let us know what you think of this design.


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