John Wall going from Reebok to Adidas

John Wall Kicks Contest

Yes, the pictures that appeared online today are accurate. guard and ’s No. 1 pitchman from 2010-2012, John Wall, is now wearing adidas.

“All the things we’ve done in the past have been releveant to the culture, and they’ve all been built around interesting stories, cool personalities and the right product,” Todd Krinsky, Head of Reebok Classics and Basketball, told SLAMonline late this afternoon.” I think over the last few years we’ve gotten away from that and become another basketball brand. So, we called a timeout. What we’re doing moving forward is, we’re still absolutely in performance basketball, we’re just going to have a different approach.”

“When the John [Wall] conversation came up,” says Krinsky, “it was, Moving forward, would he better better suited with our positioning or adidas’ positioning? We kind of felt the adidas side, giving where they’re going, would be a better home for him. So, we talked to him and made that decision.”

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