Converse sponsors Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Converse announced Wednesday it has signed Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to a multiyear footwear and apparel endorsement deal, adding the versatile 21-year-old Oklahoma City Thunder star to a group of NBA and WNBA players tasked with relaunching its basketball category.
Converse signs deal with Natasha Cloud Cloud knew the timing wasn’t right to announce a sneaker deal, but she also couldn’t stay silent. So she took to the Players’ Tribune — the website started by former baseball star Derek Jeter that gives athletes a platform for first-person essays — to get out what she was feeling.
Converse partners with Draymond Green Green is joining Converse and will be moving brands from Nike, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. This will make Green Converse’s highest-profile athlete since Dwyane Wade. Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is signing a shoe deal with Converse, sources tell ESPN. He will become the brand’s highest profile athlete since Dwyane Wade. Green had been with Nike.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 4, 2020