Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis Joins Adidas

Kristaps Porzingis

New York Knicks big Kristaps Porzingis has become the latest NBA player to join the Adidas family.

As he enters his second season, the 21-year-old will hit the court in Adidas footwear, lacing up the Crazy Explosive, in a variety of colors through the 2016-17 campaign.

"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 Porzingis in a statement. "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."

The Adidas Basketball roster also includes James Harden, Damian Lillard, Kyle Lowry, Andrew Wiggins, and 2016 WNBA Finals MVP Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks.

In addition to sporting the product, Porzingis will also play a collaborative role in driving performance insights to create new footwear and apparel moving forward, as well as appear in upcoming brand campaigns, activations and global athlete tours.