Footing the bill for AAU teams
The Vince Carter Playaz conveniently wear Nikes on their feet and the Tim Thomas Playaz and Antoine Walker's Illinois Celtics, not surprisingly, wear adidas.
The recent trend of high-profile NBA players footing the bill for AAU hoops teams is more than a great way for professional athletes to give back to the system that helped them realize a life of fame and riches, it also has less-than-altruistic advantages for shoe companies they endorse. Perhaps not so coincidentally these NBA stars ...
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