At some stage within the Atlanta Hawks’ deep escape within the NBA playoffs all the way to the Eastern Convention Finals, we acquired to acknowledge Trae Young’s signature Adidas sneaker — appropriately named the Trae Young 1 — in action for the first time.
And the shoes really did peek nice within the variety of colorways.
Nonetheless as the Hawks’ season came to an shatter, there was some hope in Young’s ideas that his breakout postseason play would be adequate to earn excessive consideration for the Team USA squad heading to Tokyo for the Olympic Games. Young — along with Zion Williamson and Ja Morant — would glean snubbed even as USAB appeared to acquire spots vacated by Bradley Beal and Kevin Appreciate.
Adidas was ready, although, accurate in case Young acquired that call. (Uncover: Expand the tweet to acknowledge Young’s elephantine caption)
From Trae Young’s Instagram. Appears fancy he expected an invite to Tokyo. pic.twitter.com/UjsOzb2ohI
— Chris Kirschner (@ChrisKirschner) July 22, 2021
On Thursday, Young shared a peek at the Team USA colorway for his Trae Young 1 sneaker that received’t glean to acknowledge game action. He also had to crack a self-deprecating humorous sage after the Team USA snub.
Smartly played, Trae.
You also have to feel for the fabricate team at Adidas that probably spent weeks — if no longer longer — engaged on that colorway handiest to be fancy, “Uh, correctly, may peaceful we accurate ship Trae a pair anyway?” That must have been awkward for somebody.
The shoe would have appeared great in Tokyo.