One of the highest paid NBA players 0f 2016 according to Forbes, Russel Westbrook has been gifted quite a great hand when it comes to sneakers; that is, sneaker deals with name brands.
This might not exactly be news considering that every respectable NBA athlete has a sneaker deal.
Russel Westbrook was drafted into the league in 2008 by the Seattle Supersonics before being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunders. His stats in the game have been calculated up to 18 triple doubles within the room of 20 games. He however only has one more season with the City Thunders.
In 2012, he signed his first sneaker deal with Nike, and since then played all games in Nike’s Jordans. His deal amounts to 1.5 million dollars a year.
Westbrook acquired his first signature shoe in 2015; one of the slickest kicks on the NBA court.