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Kobe Bryant’s adidas Crazy 97 EQT ‘Dunk Contest’ Returning in 2022

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

Kobe Bryant has had multiple memorable moments throughout the years, but one is during the 1997 Slam Dunk Contest. Kobe was the youngest winner, and taking home the title, he wore the adidas Crazy 97 EQT Elevation ‘Dunk Contest’. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary, the Three Stripes Brand will retro the shoes in 2022.

adidas signed a young Kobe Bryant in 1996, making the Three Stripes Brand his first official shoe deal. One of the first models he wore in his NBA rookie season was the EQT Elevation, now known as the Crazy 97 EQT.

This adidas Crazy 97 EQT will resemble Kobe’s pair that he wore during the 1997 Slam Dunk Contest. Utilizing Purple throughout the soft leather upper and Black on the mesh panels. Next, we have White on the Three Stripes branding located on the lateral side and Gold branding by the ankle. Other details include dual elastic straps on the heel and a mostly Black rubber outsole.

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest Release Details

You can expect the adidas Crazy 97 EQT ‘Dunk Contest’ to release at select retailers and adidas.com in February 2022. More than likely, the launch will take place during NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland. Once we have more information, we will make sure to update you. For now, scroll below for more photos that will give you a closer look.

adidas Crazy 97 EQT ‘Dunk Contest’
Release Date: February 2022
Style Code: GY4520

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

adidas Crazy 97 EQT Dunk Contest GY4520 Release Date Info

Brian Betschart
Founder and Editor of SF, Brian is considered an expert when it comes to sneakers. Collecting since he was in elementary school, his collection has grown to over 500 pairs and counting. Brian has published articles since 2004, and in 2006, he decided to create Sneaker Files.

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