Sports Nike to pay Lebron $30 million a year for the rest of his life

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    That is one sweet deal!

    On Monday, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers inked a lifetime deal with Nike. Details about how much the NBA star will receive for the contract are finally coming to light.

    Sam Amick reports James will make $30 million a year. For the rest of his life.

    This is the first lifetime deal in the history of the company. It's also the largest contract the company has ever committed to.

    It looks like LeBron will be the center of the Nike brand's NBA unit. Stephen Curry and James Harden both recently signed to different brands.

    James has been with the company since high school so he will legitimately be with the brand for the entirety of his adult life.


    Read more at http://www.starpulse.com/news/index...lifetime-nike-annual-sala#QHZEfUIsfgjDrAks.99
     
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    Abner Devereaux Well-Known Member

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    if he has a tiger moment can they drop him?
     
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  3. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Robin, I can't deal with this anymore. First Sirius pays Oprah money and she doesn't even show up to do her own show then I hear that Nike is paying some guy who plays basketball $30 million a year for life. Robin, he's going to get paid when he's sitting in a scooter showing up at a deli for the early bird special. I put radio on the map and no is paying me after I retire. I invented this medium. When are they going to show me respect. Fuck em' all!
     
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    suckemnuckledus Well-Known Member

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    Thats awesome!!
     
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    I hope he does something really stupid so we can find out.
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    That just confirms that those shoes will never ever be worth the money.
     
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    Hello Lebron it's Beth Stern, do you like kittens or polish vagina ?
     
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    Me to despise that idiot for the rest of his life.
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Whoa, puts Jordan to shame.
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I hope he falls down the stairs and ends up pimping shoes from a blow-tube wheelchair in Nike ads.
     
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    do they have the new airjordsn huaraches out yet?
     
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    $30 million is chump change because over that time frame Nike will make close to a trillion dollars
     
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    If someone started paying me $30 Million every year for the rest of my life, I would probably only cost them $30 Million total.
     
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    Think about that but reversed. Lets say Converse signed a lifetime agreement with Kareem Abdul Jabbar in his prime back in 1978. Would kids in 2015 care about his shoes or brand today? Lebron is 30 years-old. It is possible he could live another 70 years. Honestly, will kids in 2055 care about Lebron James?

    Its a $2,100,000,000 mistake. Almost as bad as Stern's contract.
     
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    I don't support salaries like that for playing with balls or advertising.

    While researchers desperately searching for a cure for cancer make jack.

    The priorities in this country are a bit off.

    I'm headed to my micro-aggression free safe room now.

    #don'tbuynike
     
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    Here's the thing.... Jordan was a bigger star and much more loved.... does anyone give a fuck about him now? Will anyone give a fuck about LeBron in 20 years? I think not. Great for LeBron and :jj: at Nike.
     
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    I used to think like that.... but think, the owners are going to make that money, why should they keep it all and not the reason for making the money in the first place?

    And no one is paying 5K to sit courtside to watch a scientist work.
     
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    Congratulations Lebron.
     
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    30 million and those poor gooks slaving in a shoe factory make .30 per hour

    And the world wonders why people revolt.
     
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    Is life support less than 30 mil a year?

    People need not die anymore.

    Machines can circulate blood n nutrients forever.