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Harrison Barnes
Harrison Barnes
Position: F
Born: 05/30/92
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:214 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Salary: $3,873,398
Before Barnes left North Carolina to turn pro, there was a short-lived rift with Michael Jordan because Harrison mostly wore Kobe sneakers instead of Air Jordans like the rest of his Tar Heel teammates. Jordan famously teased Barnes after a practice, saying on video, “Hey dude, next time I see you in those Kobe Bryants, I’m going to cut you right off. I don’t care if your feet kill you, you’re going to wear Jordans.” Barnes continued wearing Kobe shoes at UNC. Many people around the brand said Jordan didn’t want to offer Barnes a shoe deal once he turned pro because of that perceived slight. Under Amour and Nike were said to be interested in signing him, but he ultimately agreed to a four-year deal with adidas, which made the highest offer at $300,000 per year. Barnes should expect his new shoe-deal offers to be for at least twice as much.
Storyline: Harrison Barnes Sneaker Deal