De'Aaron Fox Rumors

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De'Aaron Fox
De'Aaron Fox
Position: G
Born: 12/20/97
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:175 lbs. / 79.4 kg.
Salary: $4,609,200
Ultimately, there was a familiarity and love for the Swoosh’s sneakers that drove Fox’s decision. Even now, he says his longtime preference for Nike on the court also went into his decision to pick Kentucky over rival Louisville. Fox signed with Nike this spring, becoming the first rookie to finalize a traditional deal. According to industry sources, Fox’s deal is for five years, worth roughly $2 million per year. “With Nike, I felt like it was an easy choice for me,” Fox said. “I’ve been wearing them for a long time, and they have my favorite shoes.”
When it comes to shoes, De’Aaron Fox isn’t jealous of Lonzo Ball and LaMelo Ball. If anything, the Sacramento Kings rookie should be thankful that his counterpart with the Los Angeles Lakers chose to stick with the Big Baller Brand, since that paved the way for Fox to land a five-year, $12 million deal with Nike, per ESPN’s Nick DePaula. In Melo’s case, Fox certainly understands how and why a 16-year-old wound up with his own signature shoe, the Melo Ball 1. “It is different,” Fox told DePaula. “His brother [LaMelo] is the most famous high school player ever.”