Andrew Wiggins to endorse adidas
###ESPN: Adidas has signed Cleveland Cavaliers draft pick Andrew Wiggins to shoe deal### Andrew Wiggins, the first overall pick of this year’s NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, has signed a shoe endorsement deal with adidas, sources have told ESPN.com.
Sources with knowledge of the signing say the contract is a multiyear deal that comes with a guarantee of at least $2 million annually.
Wiggins wore adidas during his only year of college ball at the University of Kansas.
It’s the first No. 1 overall draft pick adidas has signed since signing Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose in 2008.
@bskeet I’m happy he’s going w/adidas.
Imagine my (complete lack of) surprise!
In related news:
Night follows day.
Water is wet.
I’m going to eliminate all the politics and start a barefoot league.
Nowhere near the 175 million falsely projected in the spring in an attempt to get Wiggins/KU in trouble…
@nuleafjhawk Actually, I’m going to start a completely new league - they can still call it the NBA.
N aked B arefoot A thletes
Hopefully they’ll play a lot of zone…
Take that Nike
Darn, I was hoping for Puma like the 86 hawks…or Pony…
What are the Vegas odds on Embiid signing with Nike? 1 in a Graham Number?
Let’s get a bidding war going between adidas and Birkenstock!
Petro vs cork!
“Adidas has a long way to go to catch up to Nike, which owns an astounding 95 percent of the basketball shoe-market share (Jordan: 58 percent; Nike: 37 percent) in the United States, according to market retail tracking firm SportsOneSource. Adidas has a 3 percent share.”
When I first saw this story, I immediately wished to know how jaybate knew…and I want his thoughts on this upcoming season…and I definitely have a few (several) questions for jaybate before I depart for Vega$…