James Harden Shoe Deal: Contract Details, Net Worth, and More

Published 11/03/2020, 3:00 PM EST
May 2, 2021; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden stands on the sidelines during the third quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports


Ever since James Harden left the Thunder, he had been a frequent face in front of cameras. Not only did he lead the Rockets to multiple deep playoff runs, but he also bagged several individual accolades as well. As a result, he is currently a crucial part of the Nets’ dangerous trio.

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Harden was just a third option on OKC, but with the Rockets, he developed into an MVP. The only thing that Harden was missing from his resume was an NBA Championship. But now with Kevin Durant & Kyrie Irving, among other All-Stars, to support him, Harden’s chances of winning a ring look stronger than ever.

Following his success in the league, Harden has managed to land huge contracts both on and off the court. Let’s have a look at where the Nets superstar makes his money from.

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Does James Harden have a shoe deal?

The Beard is not only a signed with the popular brand, Adidas, but he is one of their top athletes. Harden also has his own signature shoe series, which proves how valuable he is to the brand.

Moreover, Harden signed a $200 million extension with Adidas back in 2015. This sum will be paid to him over the course of the next 13 years. The deal with Adidas also makes him one of the highest-paid players in the league with endorsements.

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What is the net worth of James Harden?

May 4, 2021; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden calls out from the bench during the fourth quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Considering the fact that Harden is a former NBA MVP, he makes a huge chunk of money each year. But what is his net worth? According to Forbes, James Harden will make a total of $47 million annually in 2022-23 as his salary alone.

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In 2020, James made $18 million off of his endorsement deals from partners like Adidas and BodyArmor. These massive contracts made Harden the 17th highest-paid athlete in 2020.

What’s next for Harden and the Rockets?

On the court, the 32-year-old had a disappointing playoff run in the last two seasons. Firstly, the Rockets saw elimination in just the second round of their Playoffs in 2020. Then, he injured his hamstring in the 2021 postseason with the Nets and played at half his potential. But moving ahead, Harden still has KD & Ky by his side, which is definitely a good sign for their title hopes.

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Harden is not getting any younger, and hence his title window will soon start to shrink. Can James Harden finally help the Nets to an NBA Championship next year? This remains the biggest question for the Brooklyn fans.

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Aikansh Chaudhary

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Aikansh Chaudhary is an NBA columnist for Essentially Sports. Previously, he helped rank various websites using the latest SEO techniques, and wrote over 2000 articles during his stint as a freelance writer. A die hard Lakers fan, Aikansh will forever uphold LeBron James as the GOAT.

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