James Harden Officially Signs With adidas

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Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden has officially signed with adidas for a $200 million contract.

This new long-term deal with adidas includes marketing beginning in October 1st, an exclusive signature collection and product design collaboration.

Chris Grancio, adidas Global Basketball General Manager says:

"We have a lot of energy in basketball right now and James takes that momentum to a whole new level," Grancio continued. "James isn't like anyone else. He approaches the game with a unique mentality and strives to go against convention. When he signed with the Rockets he moved from being the sixth man to the lead man, proving his willingness to establish himself as a resounding superstar."

Harden joins two-time NBA All-Stars Damian Lillard of the Portland Trailblazers and John Wall of the Washington Wizards, 2011 NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls and Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves.