List of NBA players with Signature Shoes

Last Modified Dec 12, 2023 12:43 GMT

NBA signature shoes have become a big part of the basketball world, with players and brands collaborating to create unique and innovative sneakers. These shoes are designed to showcase a player's style, personality, and playing ability, and are often seen as a status symbol among basketball fans and sneaker enthusiasts.


One of the most famous signature shoe lines in NBA history is the Air Jordan line by Nike. Michael Jordan's iconic sneakers have become a symbol of basketball greatness, and the Air Jordan line continues to be popular to this day.


Basketball shoe brands such as Nike, Jordan, Under Armour, and Li-Ning have established partnerships with various iconic players, resulting in the creation of popular shoes among basketball players and fans. These shoes feature unique designs and are customized to fit the individual player's playing style.


List of NBA players with Signature Shoes
LeBron James wearing his Nike LeBrons - Los Angeles Lakers v Philadelphia 76ers


NBA Players signed with Nike

The biggest apparel company to have a stake in the NBA is Nike. They have signed some of the biggest stars in the league both past and present. Nike established a foothold in the NBA by signing Michael Jordan and his signature line took off as did his career. Former greats with Nike signature shoes include players such as Kobe Bryant, Charles Barkley, Vince Carter, Jason Kidd, and Steve Nash.


Nike also has a large market share with the current crop of NBA players. Some of the biggest signature shoe lines of Nike are with players such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Giannis Antetekoumpo, and Devin Booker. Some of the most popular shoe lines of Nike also include the Ja Morant shoes and the Paul George signature shoes.


PlayerSignature Shoe
Kobe BryantNike Kobe
LeBron JamesNike LeBron
Kevin DurantNike KD
Paul George Nike PG
Giannis AntetekoumpoNike Zoom Freak
Ja Morant Nike Ja
Devin BookerNike Book
Gary PaytonNike Air Zoom GP
Scottie PippenNike Air Pippen
Charles BarkleyNike Air Max CB
Vince CarterNike Shox VC
Jason KiddNike Air Zoom Flight
Steve NashNike Zoom BB
Dennis RodmanNike Air Shake NDestrukt
Penny HardawayNike Air Penny


NBA Players signed with Jordan

The Jordan brand has become quite famous not only in the NBA but in other sports and leagues across the world. The brand's popularity rose with the global image of Michael Jordan, and his Air Jordans are still one of the top-selling shoes all over even to this day. Today, however, the Jordan brand has deals in place with many talented NBA stars.


The Jayson Tatum shoes and the Luka Doncic signature shoes under the Jordan Tatum and Jordan Luka shoe lines are quite popular nowadays with both players being stars in the league. Other notable players under the Jordan brand include Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, Dwyane Wade, and Carmelo Anthony.


PlayerSignature Shoe
Michael JordanAir Jordan
Chris PaulJordan CP3
Russell WestbrookJordan Why Not?
Zion WilliamsonJordan Zion
Luka DoncicJordan Luka
Jayson TatumJordan Tatum
Dwyane WadeJordan Fly Wade
Carmelo AnthonyJordan Melo
Ray AllenJordan XX8 SE


NBA Players signed with Adidas

NBA players with shoe deals have generally been either with Nike or Adidas. The German manufacturer used to have a bigger stake in the market until Nike's dominance took over in the 90s. Having said that, the James Harden signature shoes are one of the top-selling shoes for Adidas today.

Other notable NBA players with signature shoes signed by Adidas include Damian Lillard, Donovan Mitchell, Trae Young, and Derrick Rose. Former players such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Tracy McGrady were also signed by Adidas during their days in the league.


PlayerSignature Shoe
James HardenAdidas Harden
Damian LillardAdidas Dame
Donovan MitchellAdidas D.O.N.
Trae YoungAdidas Trae Young
Derrick RoseAdidas D Rose
Kareem Abdul-JabbarAdidas The Blueprint
Tracy McGradyAdidas T-Mac
Nick YoungAdidas Crazy Explosive
Anthony EdwardsAdidas AE1


NBA Players signed with Under Armour

While Nike, Jordan Brand, and Adidas control the lion's share of the NBA players' shoe market, Under Armour also boasts of a couple of high-powered NBA stars such as Stephen Curry and De'Aaron Fox.


PlayerSignature Shoe
Stephen CurryUnder Armour Curry
De'Aaron FoxUnder Armour Curry


NBA Players signed with New Balance

New Balance is another company that has made its mark in the professional basketball league. They have signed stars such as Kawhi Leonard, Jamal Murray, and more.


PlayerSignature Shoe
Kawhi LeonardNew Balance Kawhi
Darius BazleyNew Balance Darius Bazley
Jamal Murray New Balance OMN1S
Dejounte Murray New Balance Dejounte Murray


NBA Players signed with Li-Ning

Li-Nang is one of the Chinese brands that is trying to attract top NBA stars with their signature shoes for NBA players. At present their biggest shoe line comes in the form of the Jimmy Butler signature shoes called the Li-Nang JB.


PlayerSignature Shoe
Jimmy ButlerLi-Ning JB
CJ McCollumLi-Ning CJ McCollum


NBA Players signed with Anta

One more Chinese brand making its name in the NBA is Anta. This company already boasts of NBA players with shoe deals such as Klay Thompson, Rajon Rondo, and has also acquired Kyrie Irving.


PlayerSignature Shoe
Klay ThompsonAnta KT
Gordan HaywardAnta GH
Rajon RondoAnta RR
Kyrie IrvingAnta Shock Wave 5 V


NBA Players who have Signature Shoes with other top brands

Apart from the above popular companies, the NBA players' shoe list keeps growing day by day. There are more and more brands trying to make headway into the NBA and some of the other well-known ones are listed in the table below.


PlayerSignature Shoe
Austin ReavesRigorer
LaMelo BallPuma
Lou WilliamsPeak Lou Williams
Aaron Gordon361 Degrees x Aaron Gordon
Langston GallowayETHICS igONE
Jonathan IsaacJudah 1


FAQs

A. Nike sells the most signature shoes in the NBA. The brand has partnerships with many high-profile players, such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Kobe Bryant, among others.
A. There are many NBA players who wear Adidas shoes, like James Harden, Damian Lillard, Donovan Mitchell, Trae Young, Derrick Rose etc.
A. Yes, NBA players often receive free shoes from shoe companies as part of their endorsement deals.
A. Ja Morant currently wears several different models of Nike basketball shoes on the court, including his signature shoes ‘Nike JA’, Nike Kobe 6 Protro, and Nike Zoom Rize.

A. Kyrie Irving signed a five-year deal with Anta in July 2023, and up until the launch of a signature shoe line, Kyrie will represent Anta Shock Wave 5 V. Signature shoe line will be released by the first quarter of 2024.

A. LeBron James 21st signature shoe has been unveiled in September 2023.

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