Verdict from 100+ user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • A significant percentage of users vouch that these sneakers are incredibly comfortable.
  • These sneakers are a must-have and should not be missed.
  • A couple of users highly recommend the Adidas Crazy 1 ADV Primeknit.
  • The style of these sneakers stands out. The white upper and gold detailing captured the attention of many.
  • One can always count on Adidas for excellent quality and style, said some of the consumers.
  • Despite being stark white, it is surprising that they are very easy to clean.
  • The foam sole is high enough to emit most of the dirt and grime away from the white Primeknit, said one of the wearers.
  • The Crazy 1 ADV PK looks awesome on feet, according to several of the testers.
  • This footwear is undoubtedly worth it, according to a couple of users.

4 reasons not to buy

  • These shoes run a bit large and look big on feet, said numerous commenters.
  • According to a consumer, the primeknit model of the Crazy 1 ADV can be quite hard to put on.
  • One tester said that the laces are a bit long and the Primeknit developed one or two small threads that stick up.
  • The sole of the shoe is quite bulky and heavy, which is quite ironic given that the upper is light and breathable.

Bottom line

Despite Kobe Bryant's jump to a rival brand, Adidas continues to release updates on the line of shoes that the athlete made famous. Now utilizing more modern materials like the Primeknit upper, these sneakers continue to exhibit a reputable futuristic silhouette and all-star style. For $130, these sneakers are well-worth the money given how it aces in style and comfort.

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Good to know

The Crazy 1 ADV Primeknit is a men's sneaker that is offered in sizes that measures from 5-13. The Primeknit upper wraps the foot and adapts to its movement. The security of the feet is reinforced with rope laces and tongue that extends beyond the ankles, keeping the feet snug and in place.

Patterned after its predecessor, the Adidas Crazy 1 ADV Primeknit exudes the same characteristics of being a risk-taker and futuristic. This footwear, however, only utilizes more modern materials like its Primeknit upper. Currently, there are four renditions of this footwear—triple white, silver, all black, and black and purple. To let the design and the unique mid-top silhouette do the talking, it is best to pair these with joggers or shorts and a simple shirt.

The return of the Crazy 1 isn't as crazy as its predecessor even though it still exudes the same ultramodern vibe despite the change in some of the materials. Primeknit, instead of the previous molded leather upper, is one of the changes that can easily be seen. Not only to make the shoes look and feel more modern, Primeknit is a digitally weaved one-piece material that delivers lightweight comfort while simultaneously using few materials and less waste.

NBA is home to many exceptional athletes, but throughout the history of the sport, there are only a few that we can consider as legends. One of which is Kobe Bryant who bears a long list of achievements throughout his career. Some of his accomplishments include winning the 2008 MVP Award for LA Lakers, being the youngest All-Star in NBA at the young age of 19, and surpassing Michael Jordan for third all-time on the NBA scoring list in 2014, among others.

His conquests cannot be easily dismissed and captured the attention of footwear giant like Adidas. The brand designed a couple of sneakers, but it wasn't until the release of The Kobe, also known as, the Crazy 1, where things hit off. Released in 2000, the Crazy 1 is remembered by many as the original space cleats. Inspired by the Audi TT Roadster, it has an upper that is uniquely molded making it a one-of-a-kind style that cannot be missed. One of its more recent releases is the Crazy 1 ADV Primeknit.

  • The Adidas Crazy 1 ADV provides lightweight cushioning because of its EVA midsole.


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