NBA News 2020-21: ‘Dream come true,’ NBA All-Star Trae Young on getting his own signature shoes from Adidas

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.

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).

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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.”

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 • Dec. 11-19, 2020: Preseason games

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 • 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