Few NBA fans would be aware of Kevin Durant‘s most recent Nike sneaker agreement. As we are all aware, Durant is a player the NBA has never seen before and is considered by many to be one of the league’s finest scorers. This would make sense given that he can move and shoot in a way that nobody his size can match.
Nike opted to work with Durant and release three new colorways of the Nike KD15 because he is the face of the league and has followers all around the world. They also made the decision to offer him a new contract that will stand even when his playing days in the NBA are over. Take a closer look at this offer and learn more about the brand-new Nike KD15 footwear as we do so.
Kevin Durant s Nike KD15 is expected to release this spring
In order to promote Nike, Kevin Durant had already agreed to a contract. That Nike determined he was important enough to provide him a lifetime contract is the reason why it comes as no surprise. If his sneakers continue to sell, Durant would continue to make money for Nike even after his NBA career ends.
We have learned that the Nike KD15 will be launched in 3 new hues in the following months of spring. Black and white, purple and white, and purple and gold are the hues that the three models appear to be wearing. There is still no definitive timetable for when they will be made available for purchase, despite the fact that we know they are anticipated to be released before the end of June.
Last week, @KDTrey5 and Nike locked in for a lifetime partnership.
Now, the saga continues with the release of three thematic Nike KD15 drops.
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The lifetime partnership will continue to include footwear, apparel, and a community and philanthropic collaboration focused on grassroots basketball. Nike made statements revealing why they decided to make Durant this impressive offer as well as more about their hopes and goals for this partnership in order to make this contract public.
Kevin Durant has been a significant member of the Nike family for the past 16 years, which is one of the reasons Nike believed that KD deserved a lifetime contract. Together, we look forward to continuing to support the athletes of tomorrow.
Kevin Durant and Nike have agreed to a lifetime deal.
KD joins Michael Jordan and LeBron James as the only other basketball athletes with a lifetime deal.
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Durant is the first player to have accepted a lifetime contract, joining LeBron James and Michael Jordan as the only others. We hope he can live up to it and genuinely usher in the growth and change that Nike desires.