Donovan Mitchell scored more than 30 points on 6 playoff games. Adidas cooperating with Donovan Mitchell released the 3rd signature shoes D.O.N. Issue #3, which is inspired by the story of Donovan Mitchell, and the main colorway is to salute to Utah Jazz and New York city where Mitchell grew up. The main color is purple. It’s the first time that adidas D.O.N. Issue #3 uses the Lightstrike cushioning lightweight insole technology. It offers lighter and more excellent energy feedback. It can satisfy the flexible and stable request of Mitchell, and help Mitchell to use his excellent dribble skills.
The details of Adidas D.O.N. Issue #3「PLAYGROUND HOOPS」has added the born date of Mitchell and the elements of New York city. The purple vamp is decorated with personalized doodles. Some parts are jointed by leather, and it’s also decorated with bright yellow and blue. The wave type TPU stabilizing plate on the insole uses gradient psychedelic colors. The sawtooth lines on both sides of shoe-tongue uses the elements of D.O.N. Issue #2 ‘spider interaction’ to show Mitchell’s extraordinary level of offense and ball control ability. The shoe tongue is decorated with Mitchell’s exclusive SPIDA tag and the words ‘ISSUE#3’. The elastic braid on the instep shows ‘FEARLESS／DRIVE’ to symbolize Mitchell’s fearlessness to challenge. The shoe heel is printed with the address of famous NY street basketball court to highlight the influence of street basketball on Mitchell.
Another colorway ‘TEAM USA’ is inspired by the Stars and the Stripes. The main color of the vamp is blue. The white insole is decorated with classic red and blue.
It’s the first time that Adidas D.O.N. Issue #3 use LIGHTSTRIKE insole technology. It offers excellent cushion performance and lightweight. The side of vamp and shoe head is added with TPU stabilizing plate. The ankle part is added with stator, which can offer all-round protection to satisfy Mitchell’s lateral movement request. The vamp is made of double layers of mesh fabric, and it has elastic meshbelt to offer excellent fitness to the feet.
The outsole still uses the Mitchell’s exclusive spider web pattern. It’s added with TPU stabilizing plate, which has good traction performance and supporting performance.
The adidas D.O.N. Issue #3 series shoes has been sold on the website and stores.