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Dallas Mavericks star Luka Dončić has signed a five-year contract extension with Nike’s Jordan Model, based on NBA insider Marc Stein.
The settlement “will proceed Dončić’s run as a number one face for the shoe powerhouse by means of 2029,” Stein wrote.
Which means Dončić is locked in with Jordan Model for longer than he’s with the Mavericks. The four-time All-Star’s contract at present runs by means of 2025-26, with a participant choice for 2026-27.
Since his 2019 signing, Dončić has debuted two editions of his signature shoe.
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The announcement of his extension comes forward of the most recent launch of the Jordan Luka 2. The “Lake Bled” version of the shoe, named after a lake in Dončić’s residence nation of Slovenia, is ready to launch September 14.
Dončić is the sixth NBA player to have a Jordan Model signature shoe branded with their title, and the primary European participant to have one.
Jordan Model hasn’t been the one sneaker line inquisitive about signing Dončić. LeBron James stated in 2020 on the Road Trippin’ podcast (h/t CBS Sports) that he had wished Dončić to be the primary signee of a “Group LeBron” Nike model again in 2019. That yr, there was additionally hypothesis that Dončić would possibly signal with Beneath Armour after he was photographed sporting Curry 7 sneakers earlier than a recreation.
These rumors might be put to relaxation now. Dončić will probably be sporting Jordans when campaigning for his fifth straight All-Star season this fall.