Draymond Green signing with shoe brand Converse
Converse is looking to make a comeback in the basketball world, and they are doing so by signing Draymond Green.
Green is joining Converse and will be moving brands from Nike, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. This will make Green Converse’s highest-profile athlete since Dwyane Wade.
Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is signing a shoe deal with Converse, sources tell ESPN. He will become the brand’s highest profile athlete since Dwyane Wade. Green had been with Nike.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 4, 2020
Converse became a subsidiary of Nike in 2003, but only recently started trying to get back into the basketball shoe market with athlete endorsements. Green will join Kelly Oubre Jr. as two NBA players with the brand.
Numerous shoe brands are making a move in the basketball world. In addition to Converse, Puma and New Balance have made some high-profile signings in an attempt to crack the market.