Russell Westbrook signs 10-year extension with Jordan brand

JLaw really gave it all she had. Source Getty

No, it's not with the team, but with shoe supplier Jordan brand.

Russell Westbrook has officially singed a 10-year contract extension with Jumpman, making it the richest athlete deal ever in the history of Jordan Brand.

Westbrook has never had a signature shoe, but that's going to change very soon. Westbrook was still in the middle of his current contract with Jordan Brand - a five-year deal signed in 2013.

Russell Westbrook averaged a triple-double on his way to the 2016-2017 NBA MVP, and he did it while rocking Jordan Brand. Foundation, which will aim to launch even more "reading rooms" and other educational and athletic initiatives for kids in Westbrook's two home states of Oklahoma City and Southern California. His on-court signature sneaker is being billed as "unlike anything that Jordan Brand has done before, " which is absolutely fitting given what the world has come to expect from his fashion sense. The deal also includes a rare "ambassador clause", providing Westbrook with appearance opportunities and additional Jordan Brand legacy potential even after he retires from the National Basketball Association. We'll let you know the dollar amount when that information becomes available. With the shoe deal done and his book finished, the question now is if he will sign the approximately $207-million extension that the Thunder reportedly offered him earlier this summer.



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