Even though he’s been spotted in Jordans a couple of times in recent weeks, Houston Rockets star James Harden signed a deal (to the tune of $200 million, reportedly) this summer to join Adidas and rock their footwear. And that apparent shoe infidelity might have been because his deal hadn’t officially kicked in. But on Thursday, Adidas announced the deal was official.
— adidas Basketball (@adidasHoops) October 1, 2015
Harden, in turn, declared on his Instagram account that “the wait is over” — and there was a truck in what looks like his front yard making the same declaration:
The wait is over!!!!… Lets go! @adidashoops #teamadidas A photo posted by jharden13 (@jharden13) on
It looks like a nice mix of kicks for Harden, who proudly displayed a few outside of the box:
By our count, there are at least 70 boxes of shoes in the original picture (plus, you know, the truck). If you’re into sneakers, it pays to be an NBA player. But does he get to keep the truck?