Nor is it being the best year for Kyrie Irving. The Australian-American point guard has not had a good end of the course collectively with the Nets de Brooklyn. And now your brand image may suffer a serious setback.
And it is that Nikeone of his sponsors, would be close to ending his exclusive relationship with the All-Star. Since 2014, a very fruitful and enhanced relationship began with an exclusive line of footwear from the renowned company.
But that could change, after ESPNbe informed that the player and the sportswear company announced that they do not intend to continue after the 2022-23 season.
Even the same media reports that Nike employees do not deny this information. They responded by hiding behind the confidentiality of the contracts signed with the athletes.
The controversy surrounding the former number 1 in the 2011 Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers could be one of the reasons for this drastic decision. The base has been on everyone’s lips for his recent controversies. Your refusal to be vaccinated against COVID-19 It prevented him from playing games in certain states of the country and also in New York, not being able to jump on the track in the Nets’ home games. In 28 regular season games I averaged 27.4 points on average.
All this has caused relations between the franchise and the player to become entrenched due to its renewal. Irving still has one year left on his contract (player option) at a rate of 37 million dollars