James signed a seven year. Kobe bryant has got to be just a little pissed off today.
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Lebron james nike contract rookie. When james signed on the dotted line it was the biggest shoe deal ever by a rookie at that time. James rookie deal compared with kobe bryant s and michael jordan s lebron james nike deal surpassed the rookie deal offered to kevin durant. In 2015 lebron james signed a lifetime deal with nike.
James 30 signed a seven year 90 million contract with nike before he was drafted by the cleveland cavaliers in 2003. Well before lebron james started his dominance on the court the future hall of famer signed the richest rookie shoe deal in nba history before he ever played in a game. Lebron james sneaker deal.
James essentially gave up an extra 28 million which in turn became a 1 billion lifetime deal with nike in 2015. Dallas dallas mavericks superstar luka doncic has had the fourth year option on his rookie contract picked up thus guarantee him his 10 17 million salary for the 2021 22 season. Watch above to see the big time rookies.
Is lebron james a billionaire. Which other nba stars made a splash with their first shoe contracts. Durant s deal was worth 9 million per year while james was 12 million.
A look at the 4 best financial decisions lebron james has made when lebron james signed his first shoe deal for 87 million with nike he chose the swoosh over reebok which had offered him 115. Already down after his los angeles lakers got booted from the playoffs he wakes up to see this. Darren rovell espn senior writer nike has signed cleveland cavaliers forward lebron james to a lifetime deal in what one source familiar with the negotiations said is the largest single athlete.
Fifteen years ago lebron james signed a record breaking rookie shoe deal with nike. In 2010 james resigned with nike and reportedly earned as much as 30.