Alternate Evan “All-Star”.
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Evan Turner’s “All-Star” shoe.
Evan Turner made his first ever trip to China yesterday as he toured Beijing and Li-Ning‘s global headquarters with agent David Falk. More importantly to sneakerheads, Turner debuted one half of Li-Ning’s signature marquee basketball product for this fall: the Li-Ning Conquer. Created as part of the “Defend & Conquer” lineup, Li-Ning launches an industry first concept with “home” (Defend) and “away” (Conquer) specific shoes featuring the same midsole/outsole tooling housing two different upper designs. The Conquer make-up seen here on Turner’s feet come in Philadelpha 76ers specific colorways and with number “12″ logo badging. When the NBA season starts, Turner’s recently completed personal logo will adorn his player version Li-Ning Defend and Li-Ning Conquer. More info to come as it develops. Continue reading for more detailed images of Evan Turner in China debuting the Li-Ning Conquer.
Today, Li-Ning and Evan Turner officially announced a six-year endorsement agreement which includes a line of signature footwear and apparel. “This is truly a game-changing moment for the Li-Ning brand,” said Li-Ning’s Brand Initiative Director for Basketball, Brian Cupps. “Adding a supreme young talent like Evan Turner sends a message to the global basketball community that Li-Ning basketball is committed to being a player on the global stage.” Continue reading for the full Li-Ning press release on the signing of No. 2 NBA draft pick Evan Turner.
Li-Ning officially announced today a multi-year endorsement signing with Evan Turner of the Philadelphia 76ers. The deal marks a watershed moment for the emerging Chinese sportwear brands into the US market with this being a first deal rookie signing – with the No. 2 NBA draft pick no less. News broke live at around 1:45 EST on CNBC with Darren Rovell who was accompanied by Turner alongside Brian Cupps, Li-Ning Director of Brand Initiative for Basketball, and David Falk, Turner’s agent and of Nike/Michael Jordan fame.
Eric Miller, lead designer on the Baron Davis product line, will also head up Evan Turner’s Li-Ning signature line. We’ve been told Turner’s official logo has already been created and signature footwear is in the works. Turner will begin promoting Li-Ning’s fall 2010 basketball models with debut signature product launching in 2011. More info to come as it develops.