Who should buy the Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit

Adidas does a great job of living up to the Crazy Explosive name. They were able to improve a platform that already works. The Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit made minor tweaks to the 2016 formula and the result is a better performing sneaker. You'd want to have a pair if:

  • You're a big advocate of the Adidas Primeknit engineering - an updated one at that.
  • You'd want to up your A-game with the best performing sneaker according to reviews.

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Boost engineering of Adidas Crazy Explosive

The Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 PK features full-length Boost cushioning that provides enhanced comfort, responsiveness, energy return, impact protection, and court feel.

Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit cushioning

The midsole is wrapped by a lateral TPU roll cage for stability and supported by an infinity shank plate that acts like a spring.

Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit midsole

This setup provides added energy return for heightened control when taking off to the basket.

Crazy 2017 Primeknit's explosive outsole

The Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit has a grippy rubber outsole with a Coral-inspired traction pattern.

Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit outsole

The traction delivers commanding grip specifically designed for light footwork and explosive gameplay. This also allows 360-degree grip on all court types and conditions.

Secure lockdown system

The Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit features a one-piece cleatie upper, internal heel counter, and an anatomical lace system.

Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit ankle

The sock-like fit of the cleatie, support of the heel counter, and a fifth eyelet keep the heel in place. The wide lacing system wraps the entire foot and allows a more secure hold.

Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit lockdown

Top-notch upper construction of Adidas Crazy 2017

The Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit features a forged TPU yarn construction.This new forged Primeknit creates an elevated wave pattern across the upper, and it adds lightweight durability while maintaining flexibility.

Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit upper

This build provides optimal stability for sharp moves while staying ultralight for quickness.

Explosive 2017 PK style evolution

The high-cut design of the sock-like ankle collar provides an adaptive fit without restricting ankle movement. This also completes the silhouette of the Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 PK.

Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit highcut

This highly anticipated shoe has generated a lot of buzz thanks to its aggressive design, full-length Boost cushioning, and high-arching sock-like collar.

Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit front

There are several colorways to look out for, including a few player editions headlined by Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 13.9oz
Base model: Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017
Top: High
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Adidas Crazy
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Grey / Black / White / Blue / Yellow / Red / Pink / Green / Purple / Orange

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Dimitrije Curcic
Dimitrije Curcic

Dimitrije Curcic has been playing basketball for over 22 years. Like Manu Ginobili, he’s a left-hander whose moves led him to a better career-shooting percentage than the Argentine himself. After playing professionally for 10 years, Dimitrije moved to coaching for two seasons before he became a basketball statistician for StatScore, and FanSided contributor for the San Antonio Spurs. Dimitrije loves to tell hoop stories through numbers and graphics and has been featured on Fansided, FiveThirtyEight, Eurohoops, and TalkBasket among the others.