Who should buy the Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit

The playing style of Timberwolves' rising star Andrew Wiggins was the inspiration for the shoe's design. So you'd definitely get on if you're a big fan or have the same playing style. It is also a solid option for you if:

  • You're big on Adidas Boost technology, especially if you're an explosive player.
  • You're a Primeknit believer. True to its namesake, Crazy Explosive Primeknit is engineered for comfort and performance.

Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit logo

Cushioning technology of Crazy Explosive Primeknit

Adidas introduced full-length Boost in the Crazy Explosive Primeknit.  Boost cushioning provides maximum energy return, responsiveness, and comfort.

Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit cushioning

TPU cages Boost in the heel area, unleashing its capability. An infinity-shaped outsole shank provides stability around the midfoot.

Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit midfoot

Adidas Crazy Explosive's powerful outsole

The Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit has a rubber outsole with a ‘Coral’ Power Traction pattern that is responsive and adjusts with player movement, providing more traction where needed.

Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit outsole

Secure lockdown system

The Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit features a GeoFit cleatie that provides a glove-like fit and an anatomical lace system that wraps the entire foot, relieving pressure. It also includes a molded heel lace system that helps with heel lockdown.

Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit lockdown

Genius upper construction of Crazy Explosive Primeknit

The Adidas Crazy Explosive features a full Primeknit upper engineered to provide world-class fit, comfort, and breathability. Primeknit promotes free movement and circulation to keep the foot cool and comfortable. It also includes a GeoFit cleatie that enhances breathability and foot stability.

Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit upper

Adidas comfy style

Wrapping the ankle collar is a GeoFit foam that provides support without restricting ankle mobility. Despite its mid-top design, the foam is soft enough to accommodate an ankle brace for added support.

Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit ankle collar

There are several colorways to look out for, including an Andrew Wiggins player exclusive.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 17.5oz
Base model: Adidas Crazy Explosive
Top: High
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Adidas Crazy
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Green / Blue / White / Orange / Black / Red

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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.