From a design standpoint, the prominent three stripes are composed of smaller pinstripes, echoing the Orlando Magic's uniform, while his signature adorns the tongue. His uniform no. appears on the lateral outsole of the shoe. Additionally, the sockliner features the same photo of Howard's wide smile featured on the sticker he used in his famous "sticker dunk" during the 2007 Sprite Slam Dunk competition at All-Star Weekend.
Getting more technical, the adiPower Howard includes adidas' new Live Motion technology, which the company says "offers personalized pin-point cushioning." In addition, the Z-Torsion system allows inward rotation while limiting the rate at which the ankle rolls outward, which in turn boosts efficiency.