Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers

words // Brandon Richard

With Derrick Rose’s latest signature adidas basketball shoes officially launching today, it’s only fitting that we take a look back at what the NBA’s reigning MVP has worn on his feet up to his point. An adidas athlete during his short stay at the University of Memphis, Derrick made a big splash in the footwear world when he signed a multi-year deal to endorse the brand professionally in the summer of 2008. Since then, Rose has received special player edition make-ups, a signature line and has become the face of adidas Basketball.

Derrick’s professional career began in personalized colorways of the adidas TS Creator and will hopefully resume this year with his third signature shoe, the adiZero Rose 2. In between, we’ve seen Rose editions of the TS Cut Creator and Supernatural Creator, as well as multiple colorways of the adiZero Rose and adiZero Rose 1.5. Last year he even broke away from his sigs temporarily to lace up the Crazy 8 and adiZero Crazy Light. Below is a look at nearly all of the models Derrick has worn in the NBA, including a few unique colorways for special occasions.

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2008 NCAA National Championship Game – adidas TS Pro Model Tournament Series “Memphis”

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Pro Model Tournament Series Memphis

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Pro Model Tournament Series Memphis 2

2008 Summer League – adidas TS Pro Model

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers - adidas TS Pro Model - 2008Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers - adidas TS Pro Model - 2008 2

2008-2009 NBA Season – adidas TS Creator

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Creator

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Creator 2

NBA All-Star Saturday Night 2009 – adidas TS Lightning Creator

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Lightning Creator

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Lightning Creator 2

First Half of 2009-2010 NBA Season – adidas TS Cut Creator

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Cut Creator

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Cut Creator 2

Second Half of 2009-2010 NBA Season – adidas TS Supernatural Creator

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Supernatural Creator

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Supernatural Creator 2

2010 NBA All-Star Game – adidas TS Supernatural Creator “All-Star East”

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Supernatural Creator All-Star

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas TS Supernatural Creator All-Star 2

2010 FIBA World Championship – adidas adiZero Rose “USA”

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Rose USA

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Rose USA 2

First Half of 2010-2011 NBA Season – adidas adiZero Rose

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Crazy Light

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Crazy Light 2

NBA All-Star Game 2011 – adidas adiZero Rose “All-Star”

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers - adidas adiZero Rose All-Star 2011 2

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers - adidas adiZero Rose All-Star 2011

Second Half of 2010-2011 NBA Season – adidas adiZero Rose 1.5

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Rose 1.5

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Rose 1.5 2

February 24, 2011 – adidas Crazy 8 – “Derrick Rose” / “Louisville”

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas Crazy 8 LouisvilleDerrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas Crazy 8 Louisville 2

St. Patrick’s Day 2011 – adidas adiZero Rose 1.5 “St. Patrick’s Day”

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Rose 1.5 St. Patrick's Day

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Rose 1.5 St. Patrick's Day 2

NBA Playoffs 2011 – adidas adiZero Crazy Light “Derrick Rose”

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Crazy Light

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Crazy Light 2

2011-2012 NBA Season (???) – adidas adiZero Rose 2

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Rose 2

Derrick Rose's Career in Sneakers – adidas adiZero Rose 2 2