Adidas Basketball Welcomes 8 Rookies To Athlete Line-Up

By Jay Casteel  |  09/15/2016

Adidas Basketball Welcomes 8 Rookies To Athlete Line-Up

Adidas Basketball welcomed eight new members to the hoops family this weekk, adding to an already impressive 2016 Rookie Class.

New additions include:

-- Thon Maker of the Milwaukie Bucks
-- Taurean Prince of the Atlanta Hawks
-- Wade Baldwin of the Memphis Grizzlies
-- DeAndre Bembry of the Atlanta Hawks
-- Ivica Zubac of the Los Angeles Lakers
-- Cheick Diallo of the New Orleans Pelicans
-- Patrick McCaw of the Golden State Warriors
-- Isaiah Cousins of the Sacramento Kings

Seven of the rookies were at adidas Village in Portland, OR earlier this week for a special welcome to the brand.

Moving forward, they will play a collaborative role in driving performance insights to create new footwear and apparel, while appearing in upcoming brand campaigns, activations and global tours.

They join previously anointed members of the draft class, including Brandon Ingram (Lakers), Jaylen Brown (Celtics), Dragan Bender (Suns), Kris Dunn (Timberwolves) and Jamal Murray (Nuggets).