Since claiming the #1 spot in basketball footwear years ago, Nike has made a point to go after the #1 NBA Draft pick every summer. And they’re usually successful in their pursuit. Following the news of Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell’s signings with Nike, check out a history of the #1 draft picks’ footwear brand destinations over the past 10 years.
2015 #1 Pick – Karl-Anthony Towns – Nike
Earlier this week, news broke of Nike signing the #1 and #2 NBA Draft picks, Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell, respectively. Both are great signings, considering most view the two as the best and most marketable players of this year’s draft.