NBA LeBron James lifelong deal deserve more than $1 billion

nba2k16store Date: Jun/09/16 22:29:01 Views: 18

Last December, James and Nike have signed a lifetime deal that is fully guaranteed. There was revealed that James' deal worth at least $ 600 million, but the recent James's childhood friend, but also his business partner, Maverick - Carter hinted that the contract more than 10 billion dollars.

So many years, James and childhood friend Maverick - Carter, Randy - Mims has maintained a good relationship, and together they set up a company called LRMR in 2005 when the RBI to James all kinds of business. Among these, Carter and James also have a good relationship, beside James, he has a right to speak to none, and now he has become the leader of James team, known as James's right-hand man.

Last December, James and Nike signed a lifelong deal, but the specific contract price has not been announced. According to the informed sources, James's contract at least as high as $600 million. What is the concept of $600 million? You need to know that Durant and Nike deal, when signed by both parties is a 10-year $ 300 million deal, which was the first time in the history of the price. The contract amount is even James $ 600 million, counting also the Durant twice sponsorship deal.

But now, the $ 600 million really is a conservative estimate, recently Maverick - Carter accepted the interview of GQ magazine and disclosed that James' new deal even higher than $ 1 billion. Carter said that he wouldn't give the exact figure. Here's the exchange:
How much was the deal for?
I can't say.
Come on, Mav! Can you ballpark it?
What are people saying?
Kanye said a billion. So a billion.
[Maverick smiles and points one finger skyward.]
Holy s---.
Yeah. It's a fantastic deal. Nike feels great about the deal. That's the most important thing. As great as I feel, as great as James feels—Nike feels fantastic about it. It's the largest deal in the history of the company. Their hope is he makes even more. And our hope is that, too, obviously.

Obviously, James is the most profitable players in the league today, in addition to endorsement contract, James also has a lot of salary income. Last summer, James and the Cavaliers signed a two-year deal, worth 47 million dollars. If no accident, then, this summer, James will be out of contract and become a free agent, then he and the team can sign more than 150 million US dollars in a maximum salary contract. Moreover, James averaged 25.3 points and 7.4 rebounds and scored 6.8 assists in the regular season. While in the playoffs, James averaged 23.5 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.3 assists.