NBA News 2020-21: NBA All-Star Trae Young had an impressive rookie campaign in the 2018-19 NBA season. With that as the backdrop, Young will also earn a different brand of endorsement, with a clear investment from one of his attire partners, Adidas.
Young’s rise included a selection in the starting 5 of the 2020 NBA All-Star Game. He has proved himself as one of the best rising stars in the NBA.
Can’t nobody tell me Dreams don’t come true.. 👀🙏🏽💯
— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) December 9, 2020
Trae Young will name his shoe “Trae Young 1.” He also intends to be “very committed” in the design method. The 22-year-old Young joins the likes of James Harden, Damian Lillard, Donovan Mitchell, and Derrick Rose with signature shoes through Adidas.
In 2019-20, Young ranked in the top four of the NBA in both scoring (29.6 points per game) and assists (9.3 per game).
— adidas Basketball (@adidasHoops) December 9, 2020
Trae Young signs with Adidas:
“I’m super excited,” Young said. “This is a dream come true for me. Dream as a kid, playing on those little goals in your room. Just putting on those shoes, dreaming of being that player.”
Young is primed for a possible All-NBA season in 2020-21 and he is the spine of a team that proposes to take a vital step next season.
“For me to be able to have a partnership with Adidas and take that next step, now kids will be able to wear my shoe, so I’m excited.”
NBA Schedule: The tentative NBA schedule calendar for the 2020-21 season:
• Dec. 11-19, 2020: Preseason games
• Dec. 22, 2020 – March 4, 2021: First Half of regular season
• March 5-10, 2021: All-Star break
• March 11 – May 16, 2021: Second Half of regular season
• May 18-21, 2021: Play-In Tournament
• May 22 – July 22, 2021: 2021 NBA Playoffs