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Adidas Offers James Harden $200M to Leave Nike

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Victorious, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. Victorious

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">BREAKING: Adidas has offered James Harden $200 million to leave Nike</p>&mdash; Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) <a href="https://twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/628205462299770884">August 3, 2015</a></blockquote>
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    :eek:

    Should he take it? Nike remains king in Basketball sneakers but Adidas has made some major moves these past couple years. I'm sure this will come with his own signature as Nike has yet to devout one to Harden specifically.
     
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    http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/1...0m-bid-sign-houston-rockets-star-james-harden

    I hope this proves to other stars that coming to Houston will not hurt their marketing viability and indeed could be more attractive to companies due to our global presence, especially China. Every company, worldwide, is salivating at breaking more into China so this can only be good for us in attracting stars and their agents who aware of this.
     
  3. Haymitch

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    When I go to Nike stores in Houston and see tons of KD and tons of LeBron stuff, but yet nothing for Harden, I always think it's weird.

    I definitely prefer Nike but if Adidas will feature him more heavily, then sure why not.

    Oh and for $200 million? F*** yes.
     
  4. sugrlndkid

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    Their brand for NBA athletes are cursed...so I hope not...but $200 million...
     
  5. Liberon

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    Adidas has no low top stability shoe technology the way Nike has it. Really hard to compete with Harden's current gear. Fly wire and advanced zoom mesh together like nothing else available from any other brand if you are kinda of heavy set and want a low top shoe.
     
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    Yes, because it's about damn time Harden gets his own signature shoe.

    Damn travesty he doesn't have one yet, but I love the Nike Hyperchase that he has been associated with though.
     
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    Well, there are a lot of big name players in Nike that are currently injured right now.
     
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    I'm afraid for his health if he goes to Adidas!

    But that is so much incentive to jump brands, and finally get a signature shoe!

    Does Adidas want to remain associated with Houston after they've run a bit sour on Dwight? It's a nice sign
     
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    Yeah this was neat to see. Hope it helps us in FA!

     
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    http://elitedaily.com/sports/10-sports-stars-injured-wearing-adidas/

    That's not a trend. Do it James! Take the money and run to the nearest script club.
     
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    In b 4 Nike offers 200M and retains Harden.
     
  12. Victorious

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    $200M/13 years, article says he could end up making more from Adidas than the Rockets in the coming years. I wonder what effect that could have on his future with us
     
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    NOOOOOO. Adidas will make him injury prone. stay the hell away from them
     
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    Considering that LeBron can make a bazillion dollars in central Ohio, this has never really been a concern.

    Transcendant superstars cash in in the NBA regardless of where they play - it's the next level down that need a larger market to bump their bottom line.
     
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    I don't want him getting hurt too, no way!
     
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    I Really hope that he doesn't do it. And it's a shame that Kyrie got a signature shoe before him. The power of LeBron I guess. I've enjoyed playing in the Nikes that Harden is associated with though; HyperChase, Run the One (which he basically did!), Crusaders.

    But for $200mil, I'll play in Filas
     
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    Why is Houston so popular with Chinese? But Asian fans = LOF or YOF
     
  18. TheRealist137

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    Dude's gonna get hurt. Adidas is cursed.
     
  19. OpenLayup-Why3?

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    It's like having a job. You hate it, but you like money.
     
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    He should go to spalding like the Dream, but for 200mil Adidas it is.
    Wonder when pre-ordering begins.
     

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