Who had the best sneakers of Week 5 in the NBA?
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This season, more than ever before, players can make a statement on the court simply through loud, clashing colors at any point of the season. For Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard and Brooklyn Nets guard-on-the-rise Spencer Dinwiddie, they’ve been telling stories and themes through their footwear, perhaps better than anyone else across the league.
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Lillard’s latest edition of his fourth Adidas signature shoe sends a message to the naysayers he has faced on the road early in the season. During a late-October matchup against the Orlando Magic, a slow start brought out the wrath of a courtside fan. Now, the aftermath is highlighted on a pair of his sneakers.
“The whole first half, he just wouldn’t shut up. I got tired of it,” Lillard said after the Oct. 25 game. “I told him at the end of the second quarter, ‘We’re going to see.’ He kept on talking. And we saw.”