A recent minimize from his private barber, meet and greet with followers on the famed Galleria Mall, an exhausting exercise on the Toyota Center and a few MVP-caliber delicacies – all in a day within the lifetime of Houston Rockets All-Star and Adidas’ signature athlete, James Harden.
Coming off the launch of his third signature sneaker – the Adidas Harden Vol. three – James and the Three Stripes just lately gave us the chance to take a stroll on his sneakers, each figuratively and actually.
In talking with the reigning NBA MVP, HNHH acquired a vibe for his pre-game routine and favourite rapper of all-time, in addition to some ideas in regards to the Adidas Harden Vol.three, which is tailor made for The Beard’s distinctive model of play.
When requested about what his pre-game music rotation is like, Harden tells us that his choice modifications on any given night time, starting from one thing gradual and enjoyable to thug life bangers.
As far as his Top-5 rappers are involved, the MVP is sweet mates with lots of gifted artists resembling YG, Meek Mill & “Top 5 is difficult as a result of I take heed to a LOT of music. But my favourite artist ever is Pac. There’s simply so many nice artists on the market, older and new, and I simply love hip-hop and music typically.”
On his new signature sneaker, the Harden Vol. three:
Speaking on the affect of Houston and NASA within the Harden Vol. three:
After testing out the sneakers for myself, I can attest that these are certainly Harden’s greatest signature sneakers to this point. Although, admittedly, my euro step continues to be trash.
The Harden Vol. three options an prolonged heel counter and a cosy strap on the base of the tongue, permitting for further lockdown on side-to-side actions and management as you assault the basket with crossovers and step-backs. Not solely are the sneakers an ideal match from a efficiency standpoint, additionally they supply critical way of life attraction as an on a regular basis sneaker outfitted with the tremendous comfy Boost cushioning.
(Adidas Harden Vol. three “Mission 13,” obtainable right here)
As a part of the launch of Harden’s newest and best signature sneaker, Adidas additionally offered the chance to expertise a “day within the life” of the 29-year previous league MVP in his beloved metropolis of Houston. This included a keep at Houston’s solely 5 diamond lodge, the Harden-approved Post Oak Hotel, which has housed a number of superstar visitors resembling Drake, Jay-Z and Beyoncé since opening simply months in the past.
(Adidas Harden Vol. three “Cosmos,” obtainable right here)
When Harden’s not engaged on his recreation with longtime good friend and coach, Greg Howell, or getting his beard lined up by his private barber, @Derek_Goldenboy, you may catch the Rockets’ star at his favourite restaurant in H-Town, Vic & Anthony’s. The upscale eatery boasts a number of lavish non-public rooms and a mouth watering menu that ranges from prime ribeye and 40ouncestomahawks to Texas quail and succulent crab desserts that might make all of Maryland blush.
An everyday at Vic & Anthony’s, Harden can typically be noticed in the primary eating room after video games having fun with his go-to meal, pan roasted hen with mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. “I follow what I do know… it by no means fails!” Additionally, Harden recommends the atlantic salmon or king crab with brussels sprouts.
Bottom line, you’ll be able to’t go flawed with something on the menu.
(Adidas Harden Vol. three “Voyager,” obtainable right here)
The Adidas Harden Vol. three is accessible now in 4 totally different colorways, together with the just lately launched “Invader” rendition which you’ll take a look at right here.
On prime of that, Adidas has some particular version designs deliberate for the NBA All-Star break in February, and the “Supernova” colorway proven beneath is about to drop at retailers globally on November 16 for $140.
(All pictures courtesy, Adidas)