Nike Reports Relatively Strong Q2 MJ Leads eBay Athlete Merch Sales Univ. Of Miami Could End Nike Deal New Nike Campaign Features LeBron's "Heroes" Buss Siblings Sit For Extensive Q&A Lakers, Clippers See Dip In RSN Ratings Bouchard's Nike Contract Nearing Expiration Reebok Sees UFC Deal As Portal Into Tough Fitness Biz Arizona State Expected To Switch To Adidas Nike Unveils Kyrie Irving Signature Shoe
SBD/14/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
SHAQ, EVER THE LOYALIST, TAPES OVER SWOOSH ON LAKERS SHIRTS
Published October 14, 1997
As Nike has the Lakers uniform designation this year, Shaquille O'Neal "taped over the swoosh on his shooting shirt, a practice he intends to continue all season," according to an AP report in the HARTFORD COURANT. O'Neal, who endorsers Reebok: "I'm not going to sit here and fight with the league. ... Nike doesn't pay me to wear the swoosh. I'm loyal to my other companies" (HARTFORD COURANT, 10/12).