Derrick Rose Close To Signing A ‘Lifetime’ Deal With Adidas Worth Rumored $250 Million

Published on December 30th, 2011 by David Astramskas | 2,860 views


From the Business Insider Sports Page by Ariel Sandler

Derrick Rose is a very wealthy man.

Signing a five-year contract extension with the Chicago Bulls worth nearly $95 million will do that for you.

And he’s about to get richer.

We wrote earlier this week that Rose was closing in on a deal with Adidas that would make him one of the highest-paid shoe endorsers ever.

Looks like the two sides are getting closer.

In his Weekend Dime on, Marc Stein drops news from “one industry source” that the point guard will soon sign a “lifetime” endorsement deal with the company worth up to $250 million.

The 10-year deal would surely make Rose the “face” of the company – as if he’s not already – around the world. Why is he worth it?

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About the Author

Astramskiss aka VincentDa aka Expiredpineapples is a digital-marketing guy living in Houston. He’s worked with the NBA, Sprite, NBA2K, cool people like LeBron, DWade and Robert Horry, a long list of not-so-cool people and few real s****ty people. Won editing awards, created websites that have featured in mags like Sports Illustrated, Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs & sports memorabilia which he gives to athletes in interviews:

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