Joe april 28 2017. Cnn fresh off winning the 2020 nba title lebron james has signed a contract extension with the los angeles lakers worth a reported 85 million.
However had he accepted the first shoe contract he was offered his legacy in the sneaker industry may have taken a drastic turn.
Lebron james turned down contract. In 2020 1 james will earn a base salary of 39 219 565 while carrying a cap hit of 39 219 565 and a dead cap value of 39 219 565. Lebron james turned down a 10 million shoe contract from reebok at age 18. Lebron s business partner maverick carter was then asked if he ever got the call from james about potentially playing in the nfl and carter said he knows james received a formal contract offer.
However had he accepted the first shoe contract he was offered his legacy in. Many immediately pointed out that his current deal with the. Lebron james signed a 4 year 153 312 846 contract with the los angeles lakers including 153 312 846 guaranteed and an annual average salary of 38 328 212.
At the young age of 18 james was touted as the chosen one. On 27 apr 2017 by kenny honaker. James agent and ceo of klutch sports rich paul.
18 year old lebron james spurned 110m reebok offer to sign with nike when he was 18 years old lebron james turned down a 100 million offer with an additional 10 million on the spot from. Lebron james isnt just one of the best basketball players of all time. He turned down 10 million.
As most nba fans know cleveland cavaliers superstar small forward lebron james recently signed a lifetime contract with nike. Mj implications after all that lebron agreed to a seven year 77 million guaranteed contract with nike plus a 10 million signing bonus that would get the deal to 87 million. 77 million contract with.
April 27 2017 as most nba fans know cleveland cavaliers superstar small forward lebron james recently signed a lifetime contract with nike. He s also a master of playing the long game. Lebron james turned down 10 million from reebok when he was an 18 year old high school student and it turned out to be a brilliant business decision.
Lebron james had two years remaining on his previous contract when he signed a two year extension with the los angeles lakers last week.