Nike is one of the leading players when it comes to branding basketball athletes. Some of the more notable brand athletes include Lebron James, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and the late Kobe Bryant. Nike has also impacted college basketball as they sponsor some of the nation's best college basketball teams.
Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Penny Hardaway – the names of these and other top NBA players have evolved into independent brands with their own corporate identity. Their logos decorate running shoes and other sports outfits from Nike and Adidas .
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5 NBA players with the highest brand value Five NBA players with the highest brand value. Not many NBA players come close to the brand Michael Jordan built,... #5 Paul George. Paul George has a net worth of around $90 million. Six-time All-star Paul George might still be on the... #4 Kevin Durant. ...
17 Charles Woodson. NFL. During the early to mid-2000s, it felt like Jordan Brand had just as many football players as basketball players. Warren Sapp, Eddie George, Owens and Jason Taylor were ...
30 Best NBA Player Logos for their Personal Brands. The NBA has been a huge platform for players to market their kicks and apparel. With shoes, a personal logo or brand is a small but important aspect in distinguishing one person’s to another. Since only a few players blessed with a signature shoe deal, some logos are classics, and some are brand generated logos thrown onto team kicks i.e. James Harden on Nike’s Zoom Run The Ones and Hyperchase.
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Elton Tyron Brand is an American former professional basketball player and the current general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. After playing college basketball for Duke, he was selected with the first overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls, and later played for the Philadelphia 76ers, the Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks. He was a two-time NBA All Star and an All-NBA Second Team selection in 2006.
Our list includes 90’s skate brand Supreme, the up and coming basketball conscious Clutch brand, LA-based,Fear of God, the Japanese influenced Bape, and Westbrook affiliated Honor the Gift.
Some of the current famous product endorsers are LeBron James (Sprite, Nike and Beats: $53 million ), Stephen Curry (Under Armour, Chase: $42 million ), and Chris Paul (State Farm, Nike: estimated $8 million per year ).