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New York Knicks, Kristaps Porzingis has joined the adidas Basketball family. He is now entering his sophomore year in the NBA as he is one of the premiere forwards in the game right now and will bring a different type of energy to the game. Adidas is looking forward to bringing a certain type of footwear and apparel to their brand.

“I’m happy to be here and it just felt right to be with adidas. There’s a lot of excitement right now, and I feel like it’s the right fit for me,” said Kristaps Porzingis. “A city like New York is hungry for success in basketball, and I believe adidas will help take my game to the next level. I’m a unique player and adidas is a unique brand. I’m just excited to join the family.”

He now joins the filled roster with All-Stars such as James Harden, Damian Lillard, Kyle Lowry, Andrew Wiggins and 2016 WNBA Finals MVP Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks.

“There has never been a player in the league like Kristaps and his love for basketball culture speaks volumes,” said Michael Ladinig, adidas Sr. Director Sports Marketing. “He’s changing how the game is played and is an ideal ambassador for adidas as we continue to evolve on and off the court. Kristaps joining team adidas will show fans in New York and worldwide what the next generation of adidas Basketball is all about. We can’t wait to build the future together.”

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Kristaps will lace up adidas Basketball’s newest franchise, Crazy Explosive, in a variety of colors for the 2016-17 NBA season.