The Greatest Basketball Sneakers of the 90s – Part 1

Adidas Mutombo (1992)


In the early 90s, few players were as good at protecting the paint as Dikembe Mutombo, so Adidas laced him up in some heat in 1992. The Adidas Mutombo celebrated the center’s African heritage and also his defensive skill. The tribal shield logo with the shield-like 55 was a great design job.