The most hyped player in the draft finally has a sneaker deal, with James Wiseman inking a deal with Chinese Brand ANTA.
The 2020 NBA Draft was a strange one for sponsorships, as many top picks didn’t go into the biggest night of their life with a shoe deal. Wiseman was one of the bigger names that night, having been a projected number 1 pick despite barely playing at Memphis before the NCAA ruled him ineligible.
The #2 overall pick had been rocking the Nike Kobe 6 Protro prior to this signing, before a switch-up on February 26, 2020 to the ANTA KT 5.
Wiseman is the 3rd Warrior player to sign with ANTA, joining the KT line signature athlete Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney. Other ANTA sponsors include signature athlete Gordon Hayward as well as the newly signed Alex Caruso.
Wiseman will reportedly rock the yet to be revealed ANTA Project Z-Up line in the future, although we’re likely to see him in the most recent KT 6 for the immediate future.
The young Golden State Warriors star is averaging 12.3 points and 5.8 rebounds a game in his rookie season thus far.