Is Kevin Durant really worth over 260 million for X armor

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  1. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    over 10 years? He's coming off his 7 year 60 million sponsorship with Nike.


    Sales for Durant’s Nike signature sneakers jumped 400% last year from $35 million to $175 million in the U.S., according to research firm SportsOneSource.

    Wonder if that will carry over to Under Armor. :dontknow:

    Top selling sneakers of 2013

    8. DWIGHT HOWARD ($5 MILLION) Adidas
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    7. JOHN WALL ($5 MILLION) Adidas
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    6. CHRIS PAUL ($30 MILLION) Nike
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    5. CARMELO ANTHONY ($30 MILLION) Nike
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    4. DERRICK ROSE ($40 MILLION) Adidas
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    3. KOBE BRYANT ($50 MILLION) Nike
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    2. KEVIN DURANT ($175 MILLION) Nike
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    1. LEBRON JAMES ($300 MILLION) Nike
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  2. Ganggreen87

    Ganggreen87 Well-Known Member

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    It's all about how much they think he can bring in annual shoe sales, if under armor has three percent of the market (which I think they do) and they get Durant and it goes to say 7 that four percent gross sales over 5-10 years could be a billion

    There are rocket scientists on this stuff man, it's more important then putting a guy on Mars
     
  3. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    Fucking clown shoes
     
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    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Just think how much they'd make on these shoes if :quote:people:quote: didn't rob each other for them?
     
  5. redshirt

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    Hate to sound old, but my biggest take from this thread is there are some people with too much money buying some fugly ass shoes.
     
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    Adidos look like idiots
     
  8. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Some mornings, the Foot Lockers in NYC have lines a city block long before opening. And I don't even think there is any shoe debuting. People love their sneakers.

    I haven't bought any Nike sneakers in years.
     
  9. LonghornJ

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    Yeah... who's the athlete that endorses NB 993's? They get my skrilla
     
  10. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

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    pioneer

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  11. HelloCleveland!

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    He and/or his estate probably get nothing.
     
  12. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter 2010 OG Gold

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    That amount of money is really sickening. I support capitalism, but JFC.