words // Brandon Richard
On Christmas Eve, adidas Basketball will release the "Nightmare Before Christmas" Rose 3, likely to be the final colorway of Derrick Rose's third signature model. So you're probably wondering what happened to "Bears" colorway that was supposed to drop last month. According to our sources, the stateside release of that shoe has been completely scrapped, outside of a few pairs that may have trickled out in Chicago. Otherwise, you have to take a shot at importing a pair from the run that dropped overseas. Judging by these new photos, it's probably worth your while.
The "Bears" Rose 3 pays tribute to Derrick's hometown football team, the Chicago Bears. Decked out in the team's colors, the shoe features a navy patent upper, orange accents and white 3-Stripe branding. Additionally, a Rose-branded Bears helmet and the year the team was founded appear on the backsides of the tongues.
Enjoy what is likely our final detailed look at the "Bears" Rose 3 below and good luck grabbing your pair from across the water.