In early November, Nike announced that it was suspending its partnership with Kyrie Irving for sharing and advocating anti-Semitism in a film containing this content. After that, Irving was banned indefinitely by the Brooklyn Nets and recently Nike also officially ended its cooperation with the Australian star.
Kyrie Irving was terminated by Nike after 8 years of cooperation
Instead, two players Ja Morant and Devin Booker are targeted to replace Kyrie Irving to promote the signature basketball shoes that are expected to be released in the Summer – Fall period of 2023. This is probably very good news. Fun for longtime fans of these two players as well as true shoe players. Because for a long time, Ja Morant and Devin Booker were both members of the great Nike family.
Booker is the player scoring the most points for the Phoenix Suns, the second-placed team in the West at the moment. He and Chris Paul and his teammates reached the NBA Finals in 2021. Booker is also considered the successor of the legendary Kobe Bryant with his style of play and style of play and average throws with a high success rate. .
Ja Morant with a beautiful basketball shot at the NBA tournament
Meanwhile, Ja Morant is helping the Memphis Grizzlies occupy a high position in the rankings and average 28.3 points and 7.6 assists per game. More specifically, Morant is no different from a “mobile highlights machine” when it comes to great physicality. The star of the Memphis team always plays very explosively with beautiful dunks or hits.
In addition, he also attracts a large number of viewers and followers on social networks. This is a very suitable star to replace Kyrie Irving in promoting Nike’s signature basketball shoes.