Adidas desperate after Rose injury?

Updated: November 26, 2013, 4:20 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

Derrick Rose going down for another season will create the biggest offseason for basketball shoe free agents in the history of the game.

This summer was already looking promising with Kevin Durant's Nike deal up -- and his agent, Jay Z, more motivated financially to make a change -- plus the likes of one-and-dones Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker.

But Rose's injury figures to push adidas into desperation.

As the basketball shoe business has grown, ...

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