No More Jordans For James Harden: Adidas Delivers Truckload Of Sneakers To The Player

NBA superstar James Harden is officially a member of the Adidas team. The 13-year, $200 million deal with the Germany-based athletic brand kicks in today, keeping the Houston Rockets guard wearing three stripes instead of a Nike swoosh.

To make sure Harden has enough shoes to wear, the brand sent a box truck to his Houston home full of the brand’s latest and greatest silhouettes. In a series of photos, Harden – dressed like he just woke up in a robe, t-shirt and shorts – received a shipment from the brand delivered by Adidas employees with multiple fully packed hand trucks.

“After meeting with Adidas I knew we could create something people won’t see coming. They want to celebrate me for who I am and what I stand for. They want to help me be closer to my fans, tell my story and make incredible product together,” Harden said in a statement. “This is my chance to do something that can’t be done anywhere else. I think of myself as a creator on the court and I’ve built a game different than any other player in the league.”

Adidas Delivers Shoes James Harden
The Rockets guard walking out to a truckload of shoes.
CREDIT: Courtesy of Adidas

Among the shoes delivered to Harden include the Superstar, the Ultra Boost, and the Tubular X. Harden will hit the court this season in different Rockets-inspired colorways of the Crazylight Boost 2015.

Although Harden signed the contract with Adidas back in August, the 2015 NBA MVP runner-up has been spotted in Air Jordans and other Nike silhouettes throughout the offseason, including Media Day this week for the Rockets.

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Make sure to click through the gallery below of the delivery.

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