In the early morning of July 9th, Beijing time, a very hot news was exposed. According to domestic media reports, the famous Chinese sports brand Li Ning is pursuing the 2019 NBA champion Lang Zion-Williamson. They provide the latter. In accordance with the latest exchange rate of RMB to USD, Li Ning provided Zion with a total contract value of more than RMB 1.7 billion.
Born in Zion on July 6, 2000 -Williamson has just passed his 19th birthday. Although he is an out-and-out "post-00", Zion’s reputation has spread all over the world. Everyone is looking forward to this day.Young people can create a new low in the NBA.
In the 2018-19 season, Zion’s freshman season, represented Duke University with an average of 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 2.1 steals, and 1.8 blocks per game. Zion’s explosive physical fitness attracted Zion. A very high degree of attention.
In this year’s draft, the New Orleans Pelicans No suspense, Zion was selected with the No. 1 pick. At the beginning of this month, Zion signed a four-year rookie contract with the Pelicans for $44.2 million. The 19-year-old Zion has become a rich man worth tens of millions of dollars.
Of course, the rookie contract is just the beginning, and the shoe contract for Zion has not been finalized. rootAccording to previous reports, several world-famous sports brands, including Nike and Under Armour from the United States, and Adidas, a well-known German sports brand, have provided shoe endorsement contracts for Zion, but the quotations of these companies are not as good as the two major sports brands from China. : Li Ning and Anta.
This time Li Ning was exposed as Zion’s offer In 10 years, 250 million U.S. dollars, Anta's shoe endorsement contract for Zion is slightly shorter, but the total amount is also close to 100 million U.S. dollars.
In recent years, in order to expand their influence, domestic sports brands have not hesitated to sign NBA stars with a lot of money. The most famous is Anta's number one spokesperson-Warriors guard Klay Thompson. Thompson is also regarded as a spokesperson of conscience,When Tang Shen came to China during the offseason in the past few years, he would spare no effort to promote and promote Anta.
In addition to Anta, Li Ning also signed Wei Germany and CJ-Mecklum are two big-name stars. After Wade retired, CJ took over Wade and became Li Ning's most important brand spokesperson in the NBA.
It is unknown whether Zion will eventually choose Li Ning , But Li Ning’s big hand this time is enough to show that domestic sports brands want to continue to expand their influence in the NBADetermination.
If Zion chooses to sign Li Ning, then this 19 The year-old boy will enter the ranks of the billion-dollar super rich. He has not yet played an NBA game. He is already a winner in life.