• 28-AUG-2009

adidas Basketball celebrates camaraderie in sport by creating a commemorative Chelsea Football Club shoe inspired by Kevin Garnett

Following the highly anticipated US Tour of the English Premier League's Chelsea Football Club to the US for "friendly" matches in summer 2009, one loyal, yet unexpected, fan's enthusiasm has spurred the creation of a limited-edition shoe to celebrate the camaraderie of sport. Long standing CFC fan, NBA All-Star Kevin Garnett was the inspiration behind the new CFC- themed adidas TS Commander LT. This limited edition shoe incorporates an iconic royal blue and white split suede upper, a laser etched soccer ball pattern on the midsole and CFC yellow accents, including the team's traditional lion's crest, embossed on the tongue. EXCLUSIVE BODEGA KG x CFC PACKAGE:Boston-based trend retailer, Bodega, will offer an exclusive CFC tribute package consisting of the TS Commander LT x KG x CFC, a CFC Bodega team scarf and CFC replica jersey featuring Garnett's name and number on the back. The package will be sold exclusively at Bodega for $275 starting August 29th. Bodega is located at 6 Clearway Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115. Visit Bodega online at www.bdgastore.com TS COMMANDER LT x KG x CFC NATIONWIDE AVAILIBILITY:The TS Commander LT x KG x CFC limited-edition shoe will be available outside of Bodega, launching nationwide November 1st and will retail for $125 at adidas Sport Performance stores, Jimmy Jazz and Eurosport. TS COMMANDER LT:The TS Commander LT is the official adidas footwear offering for the 2009 NBA season. In addition to Garnett's CFC-themed design, his Celtics-white and Kelly-green color way will be one of three player editions for start of season launching at retail in October for $100.