To many people’s excitement, the 2009-2010 NBA season begins tonight. The world champion Los Angeles Lakers are one of the teams that have a game on opening night. At the beginning of their game against the Clippers, the NBA will acknlowedge their championship with a ring ceremony and a banner raising. In addition, adidas will be honoring the Lakers’s feat by releasing a special edition Superstar colorway.
Obviously, this Superstar’s colorway is inspired by the Lakers color scheme. It features a mainly metallic gold leather upper with the multiple yellow and purple accents throughout the upper. Specifically, the infamous Lakers logo is seen on the tongue just below the adidas logo and on the insole. The latter area also feautres the number 15 which represents the 15th NBA championship for the Lakers. In addition, the three stripes are done up in purple and yellow, while the toe cap, shoelaces and the sole are colored in white. How does this Superstar stack up against previous Lakers inspired sneakers? Click here to view detailed photos.