Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to release signature shoe, head up basketball division in new deal with Converse

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Oklahoma City Thunder star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has signed a multi-year contract extension with Converse, which includes a signature shoe release.

As first reported by Boardroom, the five-year contract extension will also make Gilgeous-Alexander the Creative Director of Converse Basketball.

Gilgeous-Alexander first signed with the brand back in the summer of 2020, after initially signing a deal with Nike as a rookie in 2018.

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The shoe deal will mark the eighth NBA signature shoe in the brand’s history, adding Gilgeous-Alexander to a star-studded list including Julius Erving, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Larry Johnson, Dennis Rodman, Dwyane Wade, and Elton Brand.

Gilgeous-Alexander’s signature shoe is expected to be released in 2025, along with an apparel collection and additional footwear styles.

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