LeBron James, inked a seven-year, $90 million contract with Nike in 2003. He then obtained an extension in 2010, before agreeing to a lifetime contract with the retailing Giant in 2015. His current contract’s figures are unknown, although he is rumored to be earning more than $30 million per year from it, and the overall deal is estimated to be worth more than $1 billion , which isn’t a shocker considering the G.O.A.T status LeBron has reached
Its no Wonder why Nike Honored King James by naming one of the buildings at Nikes Massive HQ after the basketball star , dubbed ” the LeBron James Innovation Center.” . The center is said to be more than 85,000 square feet and has four floors . The building is home to Nike’s innovation and research teams, and the inside of the building includes a 94-foot basketball court with a running loop along the outside of it. The court is also next to a soccer field.
What makes this even more impressive is the fact that the last basketball player to get a building named after them at the Nike HQ was… you guessed it , his Airiness and number 23 , Michael Jordan .
Since birth of arguably the second biggest Partnership ( MJ of course being number one) James has Released 17 signature with the exception of the numerous colorways, Ambassador variations, lifestyle editions, and low-tops .
Nike has been hard at work with LeBron James on a “Hard Hat” makeover for their LeBron 19 silhouette. With the classic model’s dramatic appearance in a bright yellow color, the Lakers legend provides the foundations for a colorful, one-of-a-kind pair that will enhance any sneakerhead’s collection.
Workwear has had a significant impact on both fashion and footwear, as proven by the countless cases of plain work shirts and double knee pants we’ve seen in the past few seasons . However, construction workers’ clothing has not made its way into the shoe market, and the Nike LeBron 19 “Hard hat” might just be the necessary catalyst .
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