• My Scores
  • NCAA FB
  • NHL
  • MLB
  • NFL
  • NBA
  • Golf

Report: Rajon Rondo set to leave Nike for Chinese company Anta

By Matt Moore | NBA writer

The Boston Globe snuck in this tidbit at the end of one of their columns this weekend:

Rajon Rondo has rehabilitated quietly from his torn right anterior cruciate ligament, but could make headlines off the court by potentially changing shoe companies from Nike to Anta, the Chinese company that nabbed former Celtic Kevin Garnett a few years ago.

via NBA notes: Departure from Seattle a bad memory for new Hall of Famer Gary Payton - Sports - The Boston Globe.

The Celtics point guard signed with the industry giant Nike in 2008, but in recent years more and more NBA players have opted for deals with Chinese companies. Dwyane Wade is another major star to take his kicks overseas, and Rondo would be another major player to head that way.

Celtics blog Reds' Army indicated last week that the company's official website has a silhouette that looks an awful lot like Rondo. Signs seem to point more and more to a conversion for Rondo. Rondo is continuing his rehabilitiation from ACL surgery and is also endorsed by Red Bull energy drink.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nba Video

October 24, 2014
Ken Berger on Kobe Bryant's documentary (3:30)
1 October 23, 2014
Doug Gottlieb Show: Ken Berger talks Kobe Bryant
(7:51)
2 October 23, 2014
Phil Jackson breaks down Knicks roster
(4:25)
3 October 22, 2014
Becky Hammon 'Paving the Way'
(3:18)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Mens Kansas City Royals vs. San Francisco Giants Majestic Black 2014 MLB World Series Dueling Sweep Victory Roster T-Shirt

Kansas City Royals vs. San Francisco Giants
Get the Gear
Shop Now