Who should buy the Adidas Crazy Team 2017

The Adidas Crazy Team 2017 is a budget shoe model that features a wave herringbone traction pattern, an adiPRENE+ midsole, and a mix of mesh and synthetic leather in the upper. This is a very good option for you if:

  • You're looking for a buget-friendly shoe that does not compromise on the quality and performance.
  • You're in need of a top-notch solid rubber outdoor shoe that could deliver.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 logo

Adidas Crazy Team 2017's stable midsole setup

The Adidas Crazy Team 2017 has a full-length adiPRENE+ in the midsole. This technology is basically a responsive rubber that caters to the needs of the moving foot, especially during take-off.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 midsole side

The cushion gives a slight bounce and protects the foot during impact. The shoe also features a wide outrigger that provides a stable base to move in.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 midsole

Outsole configuration of Crazy Team 2017

The shoe uses a multidirectional wave herringbone pattern on the outsole. The pattern alternates thin and thick wavy lines.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 outsole

Dust may get clogged in between the thin lines; however, a light wipe is all you need to reactivate the grip.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 outsole bottom

Since the outsole is made of solid rubber, it’s OK to use the shoe outdoors.

Stable lockdown system

Given the right size, the shoe’s mesh upper provides a tight fit and conforms to the foot after a few wears. A peak on the lateral side of the midsole gives support to the foot and clamps it down when the laces are tightened.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 lockdown

The shoe has a full-length lacing system that helps lock the foot in place. The padded tongue ensures comfort during lockdown.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 tongue

One of the lace loops extends to the center of the tongue and tightens the fit on the midfoot.

Additionally, the midsole cups up to half of the user’s heel in order to give support to the foot.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 heel

Impressive material and setup of Adidas Crazy Team

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 uses a combination of mesh fabric and synthetic leather overlays. The mesh is soft and pliable, and it conforms to the shape of the foot. It also provides breathability and flexibility.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 upper

The rigid leather, on the other hand, is placed in high-wear areas of the shoe such as the toe cap and the side panels.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 toecap

On the heel is an internal TPU counter that keeps the foot from slipping out of the adiPRENE+ midsole. Lastly, the shoe has an outsole that is made of solid and durable rubber.

Amazing style of Crazy Team 2017

The  Crazy Team 2017’s contrasting textures of the mesh and leather give the shoe a balanced look, while the striking leather detail on the side panels bring character to the shoe’s upper.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 style

The three-stripe branding can be found on the lateral side of the forefoot, whereas the Adidas Equipment logo is on the outsole and the tongue’s pull-tab.

Adidas Crazy Team 2017 logo top

Facts / Specs

Top: Mid
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Adidas Crazy
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Red / Black / White / Blue
SKUs: B49400 / BB8253 / BB8254 / BB8255 / BB8256 / BY3927 / BY4533 / BY4534

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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.