Adidas fans with a passion for basketball may be pleased to hear that the company has signed a deal with the NBA to provide a range of clothing to fans in Europe.

From October 1st, Adidas will be able to manufacture products including replica player jerseys, shooting shirts, official practice wear, team warm-up collections and Adidas compression undergarments.

In addition to this, Adidas clothing will produce NBA Soul Swingman jersey's inspired by jerseys worn by NBA legends and the Hardwood Classics clothing range.

Sal LaRocca of NBA global merchandising told Marketing Daily: "Adidas is the leading footwear and apparel company in Europe, they have a terrific retail and branding presence in Europe, Russia, Turkey and other key NBA markets."

He added an increasing number of European players are starring in the NBA and the game is set to grow in popularity once the London 2012 Olympic Games are played.

The latest Adidas ad stars celebrities including David Beckham, Ian Brown and Snoop Dogg.