5 Things We Learned About Dwyane Wade's New Deal with Li-Ning

Nike Did Not Match Li-Ning's Offer

While Wade's Jordan deal ran until the end of September, Li-Ning realized that they had their man a little sooner than that. "As far as when we knew it was a done deal, it wasn't until we got news back that Nike had decided not to match the offer that we made, and that was late August," Cupps says. "That's when we knew that the partnership would be consummated."

blog comments powered by Disqus