If you’re a Portland Trail Blazers fan, you’ve probably been roped into the realm of sneaker purchases outside of your needs on the court thanks to Damian Lillard, adidas, and the D Lillard / Dame signature shoe line.
Lillard dropped his latest shoe — now called the Dame 3 — with big parties and to much fanfare about the continued escalation in quality of his signature line.
Today we’re doing something special, something we haven’t done in a while, but it’s time for our sneaker review segment.
I’m excited about the Dame 3 for a couple reasons.
First, because I think Lillard is slowly taking the top dog spot for adidas. That big new contract is just one indicator that I think they will continue putting resources into his line to continue to making it better both visually and in quality.
Second, the D Lillard 2 took such a big leap over the D Lillard 1, and I think they’ve somehow done the same with this one. Adidas wanted me to check this one out, so they sent me this press pair.
Upon initial review, here’s where I land on this shoe:
- Bounce cushioning
- Details and quality
- Lacing system
- Fuse mesh
- Bootie / collar / 1 piece upper continues to be dumb
- 3 Stripes on toe a little out of place
Take a look at the video above to see the full review on the new adidas Dame 3.
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