NEW YORK (AP) - On the eve of the NBA draft, John Wall has
introduced his new shoe with Reebok.
Reebok officials did not release contract terms. Yahoo! Sports,
citing anonymous sources, reported the deal is for five years and
The former Kentucky guard says he had other offers but wanted to
be the face of basketball for Reebok.
Wall says he "needed to grab the opportunity and run with it."
His shoe commercial will debut during Thursday's draft, when
Wall will likely be drafted No. 1 by the Washington Wizards.
Having grown up as a "sneaker guy," Wall says it took him some
time to decide which company to pick.
Even though he wore Nikes as a kid, Wall says he felt that
"this is the best choice."
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