Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has agreed to a five-year extension, the team announced Tuesday.
The 76ers didn’t disclose financial terms, but sources told ESPN that Embiid received the $148 million designated rookie scale maximum contract extension.
Jordan Brand is halting the Melo shoe series after 13 models, according to industry sources, making last season’s Melo M13 sneaker the final model of the line. Though he has continued wearing the M13 during Thunder preseason games, it’s expected that Anthony will wear a combination of shoes from the brand this upcoming year, such as the Air Jordan XXXII, custom editions of retro models, and possibly even a remixed version of his very first signature model.
Anthony’s signature line is the fifth-longest in NBA history, behind only Michael Jordan (32 models), Kobe Bryant (17, across Nike and Adidas), LeBron James (15) and Allen Iverson (14).
Russell Westbrook has parlayed his MVP season into a 10-year contract extension with Nike’s Jordan Brand, according to industry sources.
Despite the end of his signature line, sources say Anthony — who agreed to a new long-term endorsement deal with Jordan Brand in January — will remain a key featured athlete for the Cheap Eagles Jerseys company. He’ll be playing this season alongside the company’s current headliner Cheap Custom Hockey Jerseys in Russell Westbrook, as Jordan Brand looks to refresh its approach to signature shoes in a new era.