After a brief apparent flirtation with Adidas, Russell Westbrook has officially signed with Jordan Brand.
Westbrook, who was a sneaker free agent this summer, has been with Nike through his first four seasons. With Dwyane Wade leaving Jordan Brand to sign with Li-Ning, it obviously opened up a hole that needed to be filled. And now Westbrook will likely be one of the faces of the line.
“We are very excited to welcome Russell to the Jordan family,” said Michael Jordan in a statement. “Russell’s style, both on and off the court, combined with his love and dedication to the game make him a perfect fit for the Jordan Brand We love the drive and passion for basketball that Russell brings.”
Westbrook joins Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony as the top NBA endorsers of Jordan Brand.