Jordan Brand may have landed the biggest shoe deal signee since Nike inked LeBron James in 2003.
New Orleans Pelicans’ Zion Williamson, the No. 1 overall pick in June’s NBA Draft, announced via Instagram that he’s signing with Jordan Brand.
— Zion Williamson (@Zionwilliamson) July 23, 2019
You think the Jordan family is excited about its latest addition to the fraternity?
Well, this should be fun.
— Jordan (@Jumpman23) July 23, 2019
Jordan Brand welcomes #1 pick @Zionwilliamson to the family. “He told us he would ‘shock the world,’ and asked us to believe him. We do, ” said Michael Jordan. Zion joins Jayson Tatum, Rui Hachimura, WNBA players Asia Durr and Kia Nurse and NFL rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins. pic.twitter.com/bT05oZWxXx
— Josh Benedek (@The_real_Jobby) July 23, 2019
By signing with Jordan Brand, Williamson joins an impressive group of NBA players that includes Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and Jimmy Butler.