Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell is on the rise. Currently on his second year in the league, the Spida has been making waves in the NBA for his shooting, averaging around 22 points per game in his career. As a rookie, Mitchell was able to bring the Utah Jazz to the playoffs, even helping beat the Oklahoma City Thunder during his playoff debut in 2018, where he averaged 25 points—a remarkably high stat for a rookie player.
Given his nickname and love for comic books, it does not come to a surprise that adidas teamed up with Marvel for a series of Spider-Man-themed D.O.N Issue #1 sneakers.
Short for “Determination Over Negativity”—Mitchell’s mindset in every game, the D.O.N Issue #1 features a spider-web stitching on the tongue, a mesh upper, a Bounce midsole, and a wide outsole for that much-needed grip and support. Being an official Marvel collaboration, you get Marvel branding on the outsole.
The D.O.N Issue #1 will debut on July 1 with the “Amazing Spider-Man” colorway, followed by “Symbiote Spider-Man”, “Stealth Spider-Man”, and “Iron Spider” on July 18, August 1, and August 31 respectively.
What makes Mitchell’s debut signature sneaker worth considering its the price: at Php 5,500, the D.O.N Issue #1 is an affordable basketball sneaker, making it accessible to everyone who is a big fan of Spida or is on the hunt for a good pair of shoes for the court.