The latest member of team adidas is Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, a deal following his stellar season in the North that led his team to its first Playoffs berth in half a decade. More from our friends at adidas:
“adidas today announced a partnership with Toronto Raptors star point guard Kyle Lowry. The eight-season NBA veteran is coming off of a career-best season in which he averaged 17.9 points, 7.4 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game while leading his team to its first playoff berth in five seasons.
‘I’m really excited to continue my career with adidas and join a brand that I think compliments my aggressive playing style and future goals,’ Lowry said.
The 6-foot Philadelphia native is known throughout the league as a fearless multifaceted offensive player, disruptive defender and superior rebounder at the point guard position.
‘Kyle is a great addition to our brand and will complement our growing family of elite basketball athletes, adding to our brand’s momentum,’ said Chris Grancio, General Manager of adidas Global Basketball. ‘He is a seasoned veteran surrounded by a young and improving Toronto lineup that is on the rise under his leadership.'”