LeBron's lifetime deal with Nike could be worth more than a billion dollars

EAST RUTHERFORD,NJ - NOVEMBER 18:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers flashes a smile during the game against the New Jersey Nets on November 18, 2008 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2008 NBAE   (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** LeBron James

LeBron's lifetime deal with Nike could be worth more than a billion dollars

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LeBron's lifetime deal with Nike could be worth more than a billion dollars

Last December, LeBron James signed a lifetime deal with Nike and immediately everyone jumped into guessing how much the deal was worth.  Well, thanks to an interview with his manager Maverick Carter, GQ was able to discover that it could possibly be worth more than a billion dollars.

Apparently, Carter did not verbally confirm this, but when asked about a line in Kanye’s song “Facts” stating the deal was worth a billion, Maverick simply smiled and pointed up.  However much the number is, it’s the largest deal in Nike’s history.  And for LeBron James, it’s certainly worth it.

Take a look back at some of LeBron’s signature shoes with Nike:

YOU CAN READ THE FULL GQ INTERVIEW RIGHT HERE.

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