According to a report by Chris Haynes, Kawhi Leonard will be the leader of New Balance's re-entry into basketball.
Yahoo Sources: The star of the Toronto Raptors, Kawhi Leonard, has signed a multiyear contract with New Balance. https://t.co/FdgnrCnTrg
Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) November 28, 2018
Earlier this year, Leonard reportedly rejected an extension of Jordan Brand worth $ 20 million. Following this decision, the 27-year-old will be the face of NB's upcoming basketball division. Apart from working with Leonard, they have a new contract with Darius Bazley, who will hire him as an intern at the firm as he prepares for his unique path to the NBA.
It is not yet known in which New Balance silhouette Leonard will play. Learn more about the new partnership with Leonard and New Balance.