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Kyrie Irving Claims His Nike Shoe Line Generated $2.6B In Revenue Over 7 Years

According to Kyrie Irving, his Nike shoe line generated billions.

Irving first signed with the brand in 2014, per CBS News, and remained until 2022, attaching himself to nine sneaker lines.

However, the final line was never released to the public due to controversy, Sports Illustrated reports. Nike severed its ties with the basketball star after he appeared to promote an anti-semitic documentary on social media, as AfroTech previously told you.

“I would doubt that we go back,” Nike Founder Phil Knight told CNBC at the time. “Kyrie stepped over the line. It’s kind of that simple. He made some statements that we just can’t abide by and that’s why we ended the relationship. And I was fine with that.”

Nevertheless, Irving’s time with the athletic apparel company was fruitful for the time being. The income he received from signing with Nike until 2023 under an endorsement deal was reported to be $11 million per year, according to Bleacher Report.

Additionally, he revealed his Nike sneaker line has grossed $2.6 billion over the past seven years.

“My signature line made the previous brand I was with over 2.6 Billion in Revenue the past 7 years,” Irving wrote on Twitter. “I can safely say, I am one of them ones out here in the competitive shoe market, dominating. And not to be arrogant, Go Ask around, the kids that grew up wearing/buying my shoes know, respectfully I am that guy because of the Support WORLDWIDE.”

Nike on the other hand has not disclosed its exact revenue from Irving’s line, according to The New York Times.

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