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Houston Rockets: James Harden Releases “MVP” Vol 1s

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 3:The sneakers of James Harden
SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 3:The sneakers of James Harden

A new version of the popular shoes of Harden has released.

The James Harden Vol. 1 shoes are some of the best basketball shoes out there. Today, a new line of them was announced. They are a special edition of the shoe commemorating the season the Beard had.

The shoes are all white with gold Adidas stripes on the back. On the inside, the gold letters “MVP” line inner part of the shoe. They are nice and clean, but also have a $200 price tag. The regular Vol. 1 shoes are priced at around $120 to $140.

These shoes also come with some controversy. The name of them, MVP, could be taken as a jab at how Harden (and others) believes he should have won the award. Supposedly, these shoes are a congratulations to Harden’s record-breaking season.

Let’s take a look at ’em.

An official look at the adidas Harden Vol. 1 “MVP” ?

Yes, MVP. ?

— B/R Kicks (@brkicks) August 4, 2017

They really are some good looking shoes.

The Controversy

People are thinking that these shoes are a statement by Harden. While Russell Westbrook won the MVP award, making shoes named “MVP” is an interesting choice by the Beard. We will have to wait and see what backlash Harden gets from them. Is James a little bit salty still?

The shoes are certainly pretty good looking. They join the many different versions of the Vol. 1 that Adidas produces. Is the price tag too high in comparison to the other styles? Since these are a special addition, they should do just fine.

Kicks on Fire gave a more detailed explanation of the shoes:

"The adidas Harden Vol. 1 MVP comes in a White upper made out of suede and mesh. The tonal upper is then complimented by the Gold branding found on the heel, tongue and commemorative custom insoles. The Gold and translucent White sole matches up with the motif of the upper to complete the MVP theme of the shoe."

Be sure to check out their website!

Comment down below your opinion on the shoe and on the MVP controversy!

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